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Photograph

Artesian Well

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph of an artesian well, located near the intersection of Wisconsin Street and South Minnesota Street (since renamed Wacouta). Construction was com...

Date: 1896-11-01 

Description: Canal Street less than a year before a fire swept through and destroyed many of these buildings on March 22, 1897, resulting in a loss of about $45,000. P...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Onon Bjorn Dahle and family stand before their substantial two-story bracket style stone house. It has a hipped roof, shutters and a picket fence. Onon Bjo...

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: Harmon J. Hill and family, all dressed formally, posing in front of their home. This sandstone house was built in 1857 and later became part of the Univers...

Date: 1896 

Description: View of Washburn Observatory in the winter with snow.

Photograph

Artesian Well

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Stereograph of artesian well, located near the intersection of Wisconsin Street and South Minnesota Street (since renamed Wacouta).

Date: 1896-09-20 

Description: Informal portrait of a group of people gathered on the curb and sidewalk in front of a building. Many of the people have bicycles. There is a pennant behin...

Photograph

Opera House

Date: 1883 

Description: Oshkosh Grand Opera House. The building was started in 1882 and finished in the following year at a cost of $36,000. It measures 60 x 120 feet. This photog...

Date: 1893 

Description: Front cover of a brochure for Champion Mowers and Binders. Features a color illustration of the office building of the Warder, Bushnell and Glessner Compan...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Science Hall from Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. There is a large smokestack on the left behind trees.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

"New York Journal" Dinosaur Article

Date: 1898-12-11 

Description: An article entitled "Most Colossal Animal Ever On Earth Just Found Out West", about the discovery of brontosaurus remains. The article includes illustratio...

Photograph

Church

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Exterior of church.

Photograph

Opera House

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: The Opera House at the corner of Washington (now Main) and North Mill Streets.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: The Sjur Starkson Reque home. From left to right, seated, are Martha Reque, Mari Reque Lee, Brita Reque Quale, Nels Lee and Ole Quale. Standing are Anna Ma...

Photograph

Women on Horses

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Family in yard with two women on horses, one man with rifle and one man with hoe. Stone house behind with frame building in background and windmill at side...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: The third (second in Madison), Wisconsin State Capitol that stood from 1857-1913, from a stereograph original.

Date: 1882 ca.

Description: This pictorial bird's-eye-view map shows buildings, streets, and railroads. Included are illustrations and an index to points of interest. The bottom of th...

Date: 1880 before

Description: Street corner with two buildings that have been destroyed by a fire, a brick fence, and some trees. There is a wooden cart in the lower right corner.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: "Mineral spring pavilion with visitors taking the waters." Well-dressed men, women and children are posed in a gazebo built over the Iodo-Magnesian Springs...

Date: 1896-06 ca.

Description: View looking towards the Wisconsin State Capitol and downtown Madison from across Lake Monona.

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