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Date: 1862 ca.

Description: This map shows the population by county, the basic geology, climate, and the distribution of timber within the state of Wisconsin. It shows mean seasonal t...

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: This map is one of the earliest weather maps of the United States, which traced an 1859 storm across the continent. Manuscript annotations in red ink show...

Date: 1895 

Description: A man stands on a sled pulled by a team of two horses that is carrying logs on a snow-covered road. Moving away from the log-carrying sled is an empty egg-...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A boy dressed in knickers clears the ice in preparation to fish next to his family's ice shanty.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A group of loggers at work in the woods with horses and a team of oxen. The men are cutting down fir trees to eventually be sold at market.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Three men and a dog are standing on thick chunks of ice looking over logs on an icy river.

Photograph

Lumber Camp Group

Date: 1881 ca.

Description: Archie Young and crew at Yellow River camp.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A winter scene showing the courthouse, schoolhouse, and Congregational Church, Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin.

Date: 1890 

Description: Stereograph of the Rock County Court House.

Photograph

Ice Gorge

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Logs piled on the shore of town, possibly due to Ice Gorge of 1876.

Date: 1881-03-04 

Description: Winter scene of 8th Street, looking north, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, after the big snowstorm of 1881.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Three men and a dog standing on ice floes and looking over logs on an icy river.

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Winter scene of the third Wisconsin State Capitol looking west from King Street. By the turn of the century, the trees in the Capitol had grown tall and on...

Photograph

I.G. Merrill Home

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: The home of I.G. Merrill--located on the corner of Ann Street (now called Sheridan Road) and Prairie Avenue--in the winter.

Date: 1890-12-18 

Description: Elevated view looking down at homestead applicants waiting in line for 2-3 days in winter cold before a window in the Marathon County Court House, Dec. 18-...

Date: 1889 

Description: Outdoor group portrait of ten men standing behind a team of two horses in the snow. Standing directly behind the horses in front of the sled loaded with lo...

Date: 1881-03-04 

Description: Winter scene from the corner of 7th Street after the "big snow" of 1881, Sheboygan, Wisconsin.

Print

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 

Description: A winter scene with men digging out the train tracks by hand after a big snow storm in Racine County. Trees and a fence line the sides of the railroad righ...

Date: 1897 

Description: Men ice skating on Lake Monona, with two young boys. Other skaters are behind them, and the far shoreline is in the background.

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