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Observatory Hill

Date:  date unknown

Description: A sundial on a pedestal sits on Observatory Hill, overlooking trees, a rooftop, and part of Lake Mendota.

Date: 1962-05-30 ca.

Description: Landscape view of rolling hills. In the foreground, a pile of rolled, wire fence is visible.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Observatory building on hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Lake Mendota and Picnic Point are in the background.

Photograph

Diamond Grotto

Date: 1881-03-21 ca.

Description: Four women gather in the Diamond Grotto, a notable land form in the Wisconsin Dells. There is a rustic bridge in the foreground.

Photograph

"A Votre Sante"

Date: 1930 

Description: Slightly elevated view of a group of men, women and children having a meal outdoors on the ground. They are gathered around a box being used as a table. Cu...

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Description: The head of upper St. Mary's Lake.

Date: 1957 ca.

Description: Aerial view of Hillsboro.

Photograph

University Bay

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View downhill through pastures towards the northwest looking across Lake Mendota's University Bay with Picnic Point in the background.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Two men on a rock formation in the Baraboo Bluffs. One man is holding out a hat.

Date: 1929 ca.

Description: Aerial view of Lake Namakagon, showing the roads that connect Anderson Island (center left), and Juneks Point, Eagle Point, and Paines Island.

Date: 1948-02-06 

Description: Looking north along Glenway Street. Visible are the reservoir, Hoyt and Quarry Parks, Resurrection and Forest Hill Cemeteries, Rentschler Greenhouses, Fore...

Photograph

Rock Formation

Date: 1964-08-23 ca.

Description: A large rock outcropping covered with trees and plants on a rocky beach of Lake Michigan.

Postcard

Chinaman Rock

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of Chinaman Rock. Trees surround the base and eight human figures can be seen standing on the summit, after hiking or climbing to the...

Photograph

Pinnacle Butte

Date:  

Description: Pinnacle Butte rock formation at the Rosebud Agency.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Man standing on bluff with Mississippi River far below in the background.

Photograph

The Narrows

Date:  date unknown

Description: High, majestic view of "The Narrows" and surrounding cliffs of the Spokane River. A man balances on wires over the choppy water.

Map or Atlas

Lake Monona Plat Map

Date: 1899 

Description: A plat map showing Lake Monona, the isthmus in Madison, and the towns of Burke and Blooming Grove.

Date: 1862 

Description: Lithography of C. Van Benthuysen.

Photograph

View of the Bluffs

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Stereograph view from the bluffs looking down over a town. A man is standing on the edge of the side of the formation, about halfway up, above treeline, an...

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Fishing implements on the shoreline of the Mississippi River, and a bluff in the background.

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