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Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View from a hillside of either a house or factory on the Fox River.

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Diploma awarded to fire fighter James Richard Cummings for his service to Madison in 1869. The diploma is illustrated with scenes of fire fighting heroics,...

Date: 1877-06 ca.

Description: The congregation of the Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church during the Eastern District Norwegian Synod which ran from May 31-June 6, 1877. Winnebago Cou...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Construction work in the streets outside the offices of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company located at 212 Market Street. Two horse-drawn wagons and s...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A ladder wagon of the Madison Fire Department races around corner of North Pinckney and East Main streets.

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: Oval-framed view from street of the corner bank building at 111 S. Hamilton Street, with houses on the left and right. The main business is Millers Bank In...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane (Mendota Mental Health Institute).

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Mosaic in the north lobby floor of the Wisconsin Historical Society. This is the printer's mark of the Elzivirs printers in Amsterdam, 1620.

Photograph

Lincoln School

Date: 1890 

Description: Exterior view of the Lincoln School as it approached its completion. Scaffolding is on the roof.

Date: 1881 

Description: Front of advertising card featuring a color illustration of a man and young boy outside during winter. The man is using a Lightning Hay knife to cut the ha...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Elevated view of parade, looking down a broad street. It has been suggested but not verified that this view is in Superior, Wis.

Map or Atlas

Wisconsin

Date: 1854 ca.

Description: Map of the whole state Wisconsin includes an inset of the vicinity of Milwaukee, which shows the boundaries for Lisbon, Menomonee, Pewaukee, Brookfield, Wa...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Looking south from the capitol dome of the Wisconsin State Capitol, the view is of West Main Street bound by South Hamilton Street and Monona Avenue (now M...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: View of the Wisconsin Hospital for the Insane and grounds. In 1935 it became the Mendota State Hospital. It was built in 1860 by architect Stephen Vaughn S...

Photograph

Lake Wood Cottage

Date: 1867 ca.

Description: Lake Wood Cottage.

Photograph

Fulton Street

Date: 1891 ca.

Description: View from corner of storefronts. Horse-drawn vehicles and pedestrians are in the street. There is a water fountain with a cup in the foreground.

Date: 1890 

Description: View in winter from Lake Mendota of skaters near shoreline of the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Science Hall and the Chemical Laboratory building...

Date: 1889 

Description: Stereograph of a posed scene showing a woman milking a cow as two other women stand waiting at an open barn door. On the left a man at a hand-pump is behin...

Photograph

Tower Foundation

Date: 1898 

Description: View from water tower, showing the grove where Black Hawk's pursuers were supposed to have camped in 1832. The group of men are digging foundations for a...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Exterior portrait of a woman, a small girl and a dog standing in front of a wooden building. A weathered Fourth of July poster is pasted on the side of the...

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