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Date: 1940 ca.

Description: A woman demonstrating how Shake Rag Street got its name, with the restored Cornish miner's house, called Polperro, behind her. The house was temporarily co...

Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: A woman and her young daughter stand in a yard examining a house in the aftermath of a tornado. The house has one entire side missing, a tree leans over on...

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Man and boy, possibly father and son, in a horse-drawn wagon loaded with produce. The wagon is on a small town street.

Postcard

Main Street

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard view down Main Street, with Lake Superior in the distance. There is a cafe on the left and bars on the right. Cars are parked along t...

Photograph

Lemuel Hull House

Date: 1887 

Description: Built in 1840 by Lemuel Hull. William Singer was the mason. The basement was made by lowering the hill. There were originally only two stories. First...

Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: Side view of a group of people looking at the debris left by a tornado from a covered horse-drawn carriage. In the foreground the roof of a houselies on th...

Date: 1887-10-07 

Description: Military parade on Main Street honoring President Grover Cleveland's visit to Madison. Soldiers of the University Battalion are marching on West Main Stree...

Postcard

Central School

Date:  date unknown

Description: A grayscale photomechanical illustration of the exterior of the school with students standing on its front lawn.

Photograph

Church Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Church Street in Watertown, Wisconsin.

Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: A small group of people stand in the yard of a damaged house that had its roof removed by a tornado, and moved off of its foundation, which is exposed on t...

Photograph

Fox Bluff Cottage

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Stanley Hanks cottage at Fox Bluff on the shore of Lake Mendota. There is a fence around the property, and a boat is pulled up on the shoreline.

Photograph

Smoldering Debris

Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: Still smoldering fires and wreckage amidst debris left in the wake of a tornado.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the facade and side of the Marathon County Jail. A porch wraps around one corner of the first floor, below a round turret that extends to the th...

Photograph

Methodist Church

Date:  date unknown

Description: Front view of Methodist Church located in a residential area on Lake Street. Stairs lead to the main entrance that features three doors topped by Gothic ar...

Photograph

View of Madison

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of Madison in the far distance taken from the third floor of a home at 216 Campbell Street, in University Heights. There is a power line suspended in...

Date: 1879 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Two Rivers.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The observatory on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Photograph

Striking Workers

Date:  

Description: Workers on strike march with signs near a railroad crossing.

Photograph

Old Mill Site

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A tall smokestack stands beside the Yahara River where it flows out of Lake Mendota. Remnants of the foundation and supports of Farwell's Madison Mills are...

Date: 1952 

Description: Lewis Arms leans against a car with his arm around his family friend and neighbor John Berry, who he called "Pa Berry".

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