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Village Across Pond

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: A view of the village from a nearby bluff across a pond.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Group of people looking at single car at the railroad station, probably a special car for a traveling minstrel show.

Date: 1882 ca.

Description: A group portrait of students at the 2nd Ward School. The students are posing in front of the building, with girls in the front (straw hats on laps), boys i...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Houses by a stream in Zermatt, Switzerland. A woman is doing laundry (?) in the foreground.

Photograph

Union Depot

Date: 1885 

Description: Elevated view of Reed Street from the corner of South Water Street. This depot served the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul, the Wisconsin Central, and the...

Date: 1895 

Description: Catalog featuring calendar pages. October features a man using a hoe in a field. November features a drawing of the Buckeye Twine Mills.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Three women (Jennie Parsons Kelly, left, and Lena Eisenback Post, center, and an unidentified woman on the right) on Main Street in front of Yep Ah Sing's...

Date: 1887 after

Description: Augustus Saint-Gaudens' monument to Abraham Lincoln, installed 1887. Image shows the bronze sculpture from its foot framed by young foliage in the backgro...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Swimming in the lake with the Cliff House in background. Cliff House was a resort hotel built shortly after 1872, when Devil's Lake was reached by rail. Bo...

Date: 1869-10 ca.

Description: Wisconsin State Capitol dome under construction, showing the workmen and the equipment they used to hoist construction materials into place. After the cons...

Photograph

Washington Monument

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A monument to George Washington located in Milwaukee's Court of Honor on the median between the lanes of West Wisconsin Avenue between 8th and 10th Streets...

Photograph

Strawberry Field

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Two men stand in a strawberry field bordered by burnt-over forest. The photographer's shadow can be seen at the bottom of the image.

Photograph

S.S. Morton Tractor

Date: 1899 

Description: Three-quarter left side view of a tractor built by S.S. Morton. The photograph is labeled, "The Predecessor of the International Line."

Date: 1869 

Description: Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway locomotive no. 40, called the L.B. Rock, at the Chestnut Street yards. The mast of a ship is visible in the background, and...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: View from Southeast shore of Lake Monona across a cornfield, perhaps on the farm of Thomas Williamson.

Date: 1883 

Description: A group portrait of about 40 members of the Lloyd Jones family. The empty chair in the front row was placed in memory of the wife of Richard Lloyd Jones.

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: Six young women are posed on a ladder in a woods. There is a young girl in front of them. A woman and a young girl are standing off to the side.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: "The Grand Regatta, at Devil's Lake, Sauk County, June 21st & 22nd, 1877", with spectators watching rowing shells race.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View of the third Wisconsin State Capitol from one of the entrance walks. A small group of men stand in the background.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Soldiers' Orphans Home, formerly Harvey Hospital. The octagon house was originally built for Governor Leonard J. Farwell and designed by Aug...

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