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Date: 1858 ca.
Description: As late as 1840 this house was the only one in Milwaukee; all around were Native Americans that came to trade with Solomon Juneau, a fur trader. The owner...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Men building a culvert on the Milwaukee, Lake Shore & Westerm railway. In the background both horses and oxen teams are being used.
Date: 1852 ca.
Description: This map shows plat of three towns, sections, local streets, the Grand Chute Island, and part of the Fox River. The map includes 1 inset map: "Diagram of C...
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Man lying on the grass along a tree-lined drive that leads to a frame house in background. Rural house, country estate.
Date: 1882 ca.
Description: The Newhall House,one of the most magnificent hotels in the United States, opened on August 10, 1856. Amid smaller houses and establishments the hotel was...
Date: 1887 ca.
Description: The Kimball and Lowell Hardware Store located on the corner of Franklin and Milwaukee Streets.
Description: The first locomotive for the Pine River & Stevens Point ralroad, which was purchased in 1875, being hauled overland from Lone Rock to Richland Center while...
Description: "The West Wisconsin Railway roundhouse at Eau Claire, ca. 1872. It was located about a mile north of the present Civic Center. Workmen in the foreground ar...
Date: 1856 ca.
Description: The Ludemann's [also spelled Lueddemann] farm was cultivated in the early 1850s, and was known as a restaurant where one could get good bread, wine, milk,...
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane (Mendota Mental Health Institute).
Description: Fire fighters stand with steam fire engine in front of fire station at National Soldiers Home.
Description: Street view showing Alma Milling Co. building on fire. Photograph was taken from Gerhard Gesell's studio balcony.
Description: Photograph of a painting depicting police in a horse-drawn wagon firing into a crowd of striking workers near the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company fact...
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Stereograph of several men working at dusk, knee deep in water attending to the raft.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: The sternwheel packet, "Arkansas," loaded with gunny sacks of wheat taken between 1872 and 1878. Men are unloading barrels and gunny sacks on a gangplank t...
Date: 1872 ca.
Description: Two women and a man stand in a garden that has trellises with Greek Revival frame house in background. The house has a small one story addition in back. Fa...
Date: 1877 ca.
Description: "Top view of Suspension Bridge," from the series "Niagara Falls and Suspension Bridge" as noted in his 1877 "Catalogue of Stereoscopic Views."
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: A large group of men and a boy work in a field harvesting hay. There is a large pile of hay with a man standing on top of it. Other men use a hay stacker t...
Description: Twenty-one children are seated on wooden benches and the ground in front of a square frame house with a hip roof and cupola. The Reverend Erik Jensen (1841...
Date: 1838 ca.
Description: Ox-drawn cart in which Mr. and Mrs. Salmon Upson traveled from Connecticut in 1838.
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