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Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Three men and a dog on railroad tracks, with a man in the far background. Two of the men are up on the snowbanks with shovels. "The Grand and Majestic Snow...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Snow banks on Madison-Portage Railroad. Stereo. "The Grand and Majestic Snowbanks on the Madison and Portage Railroad, 24th of March, 1875," possibly one...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the Axtell House building, with a storefront next to it advertising "Clothing Hats Caps Sailors Outfits". A bridge is on the left and a man...

Date: 1844 

Description: Indian dance on snowshoes. (Plate 14)."In the northern latitudes of America, where the winters are long and very severe, from the heavy falls of snow which...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Men along railroad tracks in snow with a train engine behind the men. "The Grand and Majestic Snowbanks on the Madison and Portage Railroad, 24th of March,...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Camp Randall, with the old stadium in the foreground and the Wisconsin State Capitol in the background.

Photograph

Old Science Hall

Date: 1884 

Description: View from Bascom Hill towards the west facade of the original Science Hall building (1876-1884) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus after the fir...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Institutional fire fighting department at the Northern Hospital for the Insane, executing drills on the exterior of the building. Fire fighting equipment i...

Date: 1881-03-04 

Description: View of 8th Street, looking north, after the "big snow" of 1881.

Date: 1844 

Description: Indians on snowshoes hunting buffaloes immobilized by snow (Plate 15). "In this plate is illustrated the mode alluded to in the preceding page, of the Indi...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Exterior of the second Rock County Court House which stood from 1896 to 1955. The Architect was E. Townsend Mix.

Photograph

Wagon Load of Logs

Date: 1899 

Description: Front view of a man holding the reins of two horses hitched to a sled loaded with logs on a snowy path in or near Vinette's logging camp.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Train crew shoveling snow off tracks of Madison-Portage Railroad. Stereo. "The Grand and Majestic Snowbanks on the Madison and Portage Railroad, 24th of M...

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The Slide

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Engraving for "Peterson's Magazine" of women in maids' uniforms sliding down an icy path in the snow.

Date: 1881-03-04 

Description: View from the corner of 7th Street after the "big snow" of 1881.

Photograph

Faville Homestead

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: The Faville home, built about 1850 on 120 acres bought from the government in 1844. As late as 1922 the home was still in the Faville family. The additions...

Date: 1844 

Description: Buffalo wounded by spear or arrow in the snow (Plate 16)."The reader has here, a striking illustration of the deadly effects of the Indian's arrow, and als...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Polish immigrant women at the Market Square wearing traditional, national clothing. In the background are brick buildings. A sign on one building reads, "C...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Scene showing Minatarre Indians moving about their village during the winter season.

Photograph

Brown House

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Pedestrian walking on the snowy street in front of Daniel Fitch Brown's house.

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