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Date: 1878 ca.

Description: People seated in a small steamboat tied at a pier on a lake. A flag flies from the bow and there is a two-story frame house on the shore. This photograph m...

Photograph

Elderly Man Fishing

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view over water towards an elderly man using a long pole to fish from a steep rock ledge on the opposite shoreline.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: A large group of children are seated at a long table loaded with desserts. The boys sit on the left and girls on the right. Many are clutching what appear...

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Men with Oxen

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Sod-breaking plow with five yoke of oxen.

Date: 1887-10-07 

Description: Military parade on Main Street honoring President Grover Cleveland's visit to Madison. Soldiers of the University Battalion are marching on West Main Stree...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Family in yard around table, with mother holding baby and doll. There is a doll carriage on the ground, and a long plank walkway leads to a brick house wit...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Old Abe, Wisconsin War Eagle, perched on a stars and stripe shield near a cannon at the Wisconsin State Capitol. There is a flag in the background.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Informal group portrait outdoors of elderly woman with two young children. “Laura, Elizabeth, and Aunt Ellen Richardson.”

Photograph

Two Girls in a Boat

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Two girls in a boat at the shoreline of the Black River.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Elevated view of wedding party outdoors on the lawn at the Norway Grove Lutheran Church. Horses and carriages are in the background.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: A family is gathered around a table loaded with books and potted plants. Children sit on soap boxes in front, including a girl with a doll. The frame house...

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Man with Pipe

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A farmer smoking a pipe while standing in his field. In the background are farm buildings.

Date: 1866 

Description: Elevated view of the ruins of the railroad roundhouse, with the city in the background. Men are posing on the train cars and engines. Plate 45

Date: 1876 before

Description: Stereograph of a view over rooftops of a neighborhood near Lake Michigan. Shoreline can be seen in the background.

Date: 1885-05-18 

Description: Elevated view of the first passenger train to arrive at Merrill, a Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway train. The passengers are waiting on a platform an...

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Family of Eight

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Family of eight seated in a semi-circle in yard with a stucco upright and wing house in the background.

Photograph

Rice Lake

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Rice Lake.

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Two men and two women visit sit on a small, rocky island or natural bridge near water. Plants and trees are on shoreline behind them.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: "Iron Bridge across Mississippi" photographed during "The Norwegian Lutheran Synod held at Minneapolis, Minn., 1875," as described in Dahl's 1877 "Catalogu...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: View of the Spring Prairie Lutheran Church, built in 1853 and replaced in 1886.

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