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Date: 1899-06-12 after
Description: A hooded woman sitting on the remnants of a house. As the amount of debris and barren landscape can attest, the area around her had been leveled by a torna...
Description: Bird's-eye map of Wausau, looking north with ninety-eight businesses, industries, churches, schools, and civic buildings identified in location key below i...
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Elevated view looking south over Fountain City and river.
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: Group of people looking at single car at the railroad station, probably a special car for a traveling minstrel show.
Description: Langdon Street looking west toward Science Hall.
Description: View along the east bank of the Galena River (also known as the Fevre River). From a full plate daguerreotype by Alexander Hesler, Chicago photographer.
Date: 1899-06-12 ca.
Description: Elevated view over water of the damage created by a tornado. A river, with debris visibly floating in it, runs through the town. Groups of people are walki...
Date: 1855 ca.
Description: Fox-Wisconsin portage and canal map, when the canal was not yet built. From a map in the office of the city clerk at Portage. "The old trail, the location...
Description: A group of children and adults sitting outdoors on the steamer "Sheboygan." Three women and four children, one in a stroller, are gathered near the railing...
Description: Stereoview of rescuers and onlookers standing among the wreckage in the wake of a cyclone. Bare trees, horses, houses, and a church steeple are in the back...
Description: A man works to clear debris in the aftermath of a tornado. Other men, women and children are gathered nearby.
Description: Bird's-eye map of Green Bay and Fort Howard, Brown Co., depicts street names and street layouts, houses, trees, and the East River. A reference key at the...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: View of businesses located on the south end of Main Street including The Hotel Erving, a shoe store, Utter Drug Company, a dentist, Graham Awning Co., and...
Date: 1899 ca.
Description: Cyanotype view of 630 Langdon Street, built in 1890 for E.T. Owne. From 1894 to 1899 it was used as the Kappa Alpha Theta sorority house. It was demolish...
Description: Bird's-eye map of Weyauwega.
Description: Map of Washington Territory.
Date: 1891 ca.
Description: Woman in tilted hat posing across the street from stores: J.J. McGillivray Sash and Door Company and Squire's Oyster House. Probably on Water Street.
Description: View of Methodist Episcopal Church or Emma Suxton Memorial Church.
Description: A crowd gathers amid debris left from the aftermath of a tornado. Trees have been stripped of their limbs and bark, and houses have been flattened by the n...
Description: Storefronts of East Water Street.
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