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Date: 1887 

Description: A person standing under the arched entrance of the Saint Paul Winter Carnival's ice palace. Inside the palace, there is an ice animal sculpture on a platfo...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A snow-covered stone fence lines the perimeter of the Walker Castle grounds. Walker Castle itself is visible in the background of the photograph. Located o...

Date: 1887 

Description: Stereographic view of the south entrance of the Saint Paul Winter Carnival palace.

Date: 1844 

Description: Indians on snowshoes hunting buffaloes trapped in snow (Plate 17). "In this view the reader is introduced to the optimum of dreariness and severity which t...

Date: 1898 

Description: View from frozen Lake Mendota of boathouse on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. The Armory (Red Gym or Old Red) is behind the boathouse. Two ice...

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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: 1871 

Description: Weather map depicting the great cyclonic storm that prevailed the day of the Peshtigo and Chicago fires.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Winter view of the Wisconsin State Hospital For The Insane (Mendota Mental Health Institute).

Photograph

Oxen Pulling Logs

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Men posed with a team of four oxen harnessed to pull a loaded logging sled.

Map or Atlas

Map of Wisconsin

Date: 1865 

Description: Drawn the last year of the Civil War, this thematic 1865 map of Wisconsin shows the effects that Lake Michigan has had on Wisconsin temperatures in January...

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...

Photograph

Pierce House

Date: 1895-01 

Description: View from street of the residence at 424 North Pinckney Street.

Photograph

Log Loading

Date: 1886 

Description: Men loading logs at D.J. Arpin's Crooked Reef camp.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Everetta and Cary Bass on sleigh in front of the Bass family home, 207 Clay Street.

Date: 1898 

Description: Winter view with snow looking down Wisconsin Avenue to the third Wisconsin State Capitol. There are two horse-drawn sleighs, each with one passenger, on th...

Date: 1898-05 

Description: Elevated view over the State Historical Society of Wisconsin building (Wisconsin Historical Society) which is under construction. The Wisconsin State Capit...

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: 1866 

Description: Drawn one year after the Civil War, this thematic 1866 map of Wisconsin shows the effects that Lake Michigan has had on Wisconsin mean temperatures in Janu...

Photograph

Pinckney Street

Date: 1895 

Description: North Pinckney Street as seen from 309 North Pinckney.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A view of the rear entrance to the Benjamin Walker castle (ca. 1862-1893) and its surrounding backyard, 900 block East Gorham Street.

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