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Middleton Family

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: William and Clara Case Middleton sit on chairs alongside a building; their son Forest stands between them.

Date: 1896 

Description: Section 3 of 12, this bicycle road map features Wisconsin bicycle routes in the counties of Winnebago, Calumet, Manitowoc, Outagamie, Brown, Kewaunee, and...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: The Ceylon Building and its pier as seen from Lake Geneva. Originally built for the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago, the building was later purchas...

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Haying Crew

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Haying crew posing in a field among the haystacks. One man in the middle is holding a very young foal, and another man sits on a horse-drawn hay rake. A fa...

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Picnic Point

Date: 1899-07 

Description: Elevated view from hill of Picnic Point, located on the south shore of Lake Mendota.

Date: 1891 

Description: This late 19th century map of the Dells of the Wisconsin River shows the geographic features and topography of the area. Kilbourn City (present day Wiscons...

Date: 1895 after

Description: Exterior of building. A large advertising sign is on the right side, behind a large smokestack. A smaller sign stating "For Rent O.J. Schenck" has been h...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The N.K. Fairbanks estate, "Butternuts."

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: This color map, originally published in the Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology's 18th annual report, shows the Indian land cessions in Wi...

Date: 1895 

Description: This map is pencil and red ink on tracing paper and shows sold lots and some names of landowners. Handwritten annotations read: "SE 1/4 of NW 1/4 of sec. 2...

Date: 1896 

Description: Young man posing on train tracks in front of two passenger cars decorated with banners for the University of Wisconsin Glee, Banjo, and Mandolin Club.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Shingle mill workers and a young boy pose in front of the men's bunk house. They are, as numbered on the photograph: 1. Jas Clark 2. Charles Elzea 3. Red M...

Date: 1899 

Description: Sarah Krueger Bhend feeds kittens in front of a farm building.

Photograph

Little Chute Tavern

Date: 1898-06 

Description: What is believed to be the oldest tavern in Little Chute, built in 1850's. It was later known as Mrs. Benoit's home.

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Oat Plant

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Two men demonstrating the height of oat plants grown in northern Wisconsin, near Antigo. The man on the right may be W.A. Henry.

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River Drivers

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Crew of river drivers moving logs off of rocks below a dam probably on the Wisconsin River.

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Loggery Cottage

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The “loggery” cottage built for James Duane Doty.

Date: 1899-12 

Description: Sanborn map of Montfort, population 800.

Date: 1897 

Description: Interior view including traveling library station and organ.

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L.O. Harnecker

Date: 1898-05-26 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of L.O. Harnecker, agent at Mexico.

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