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Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Three farmers harvest grain with McCormick horse-drawn grain binder. One farmer sits aboard the binder guiding horses while two men, one with scythe and cr...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Swimming in the lake with the Cliff House in background. Cliff House was a resort hotel built shortly after 1872, when Devil's Lake was reached by rail. Bo...

Photograph

Samuel S. Fifield

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Portrait of Samuel S. Fifield, Wisconsin Assembly Sargent-at-Arms.

Photograph

Chelsea View

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of Chelsea including railroad tracks and car.

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Remains of building foundations after a large fire. The firefire was believed to be incendiary in origin, arising from a feud between owners over land clai...

Photograph

Odd Fellows Hall

Date: 1838 after

Description: The Odd Fellows Hall, built in 1837-1838, was the first to be built west of the Allegheny Mountains. The cornerstones were laid by Thomas Widley.

Photograph

Cliff House

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Cliff House, a resort hotel built shortly after 1872 when Devil's Lake was reached by rail. Three-story frame house with balcony on each floor. There is a...

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of Mary Louise Baker Lidgerwood Browne. Daughter of Charles Minton Baker of Lake Geneva. Taken in New York before her family jour...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: The graduating class of the University of Wisconsin, all of whom are unidentified. It is likely this photograph was taken by John S. Fuller.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Jefferson Davis (J.D.) and General Beauregard (Gen. B) are carried by two running devils, the "Imps of Old Nick". Below is the caption and verse, "JEFF A...

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: "Siege of Vicksburg." An etching published by Johnson, Fry & Company from a painting by Chappel of the Union lines during the battle.

Date: 1896-09-24 date unknown

Description: Group portrait of the Morris family in their family library. Mr. and Mrs. Morris sit in two chairs, while their daughter stands in between them behind a ta...

Date: 1870 

Description: Bird¬ís-eye view map. "Looking north east." Indexed for points of interest. Shows homes, businesses, and the Bark and Rock River. Streets running west to ea...

Photograph

Wedding Party

Date: 1898-12-05 

Description: The fifteenth anniversary party of Mr. and Mrs. A.E. Proudfit, Madison, Wisconsin. All guests wore their own wedding clothes. Seated on floor, left to...

Date: 1896-03-08 ca.

Description: Three men stand near a large iceboat owned by Dutton and Wheeler on Lake Mendota.

Photograph

Log Jam on River

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Log jam on a high-water river, probably the Ice Gorge of 1876.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Their Uncle Jere

Date: 1892-03-28 

Description: Newspaper clipping cartoon drawing of Jeremiah Rusk as a towering figure standing above a small crowd of men in a field. Rusk wears a hat and vest, his sle...

Map or Atlas

Crawford County Map

Date: 1878 

Description: Illustrated map of Crawford County. On the bottom right is an inset of a group of people near a train on a railroad track.

Date: 1874 

Description: This map shows lands in the vicinity of the railway route between St. Paul and Chicago, extending from Valley Junction (labelled Wisconsin Valley Junction...

Photograph

Indian Mound

Date: 1894-05-11 

Description: South side view of an Indian Mound with a fence in front of it.

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