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Date: 1870 before
Description: Large brewery in background behind railroad tracks. On the right are smaller buildings. On the left is a small hill with ladders, fences, rocks, and plant...
Description: Armory (Red Gym or Old Red) on Langdon Street on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Lake Mendota is in the background.
Description: Horse-drawn American Express wagons in front of the Chicago & Northwestern Railroad Depot.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: View from road of the Buena Vista House. There is a utility pole in front with many wires attached. This Greek revival inn was erected in 1843 by Samuel R....
Date: 1873 ca.
Description: At the De Pere depot, the first train operated by the Milwaukee & Northern Railway. This train made its first run to Green Bay on June 25, 1873, and this p...
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: North view down Washington Avenue.
Date: 1913 ca.
Description: Seven men hold the original flag from Perry's Victory. The men stand on the flagship "Niagara" to celebrate the centennial of the victory. The men are (lef...
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: Bird's-eye view of Janesville from the High School building.
Description: Clarence Zimbrich of Sun Prairie stands in the middle of a dirt road with his arms raised. He is a feed mill operator and vice-president of the Sun Prairie...
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Stereoview of University Drive as it parallels Lake Mendota.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Later renamed Locust Street, the bridge spans the Milwaukee River near Riverside Park. View is from shoreline. A trolley and a pedestrian are on the brid...
Date: 1962 ca.
Description: A woman carrying a child wrapped in a cloth crosses a log footbridge over a canal in the countryside in Vietnam. A boy is standing in the background and th...
Description: A.J. Monday, automobile and carriage painting, located at N. 4th Street and W. Highland Avenue. Horse-drawn vehicles are being loaded.
Description: "The Northwinds Supper Club is located on Highway 45, just south of Eden, WI." Carly and Parker Hren lean against the sign. The fish fry group stands in th...
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Children standing on barrels in front of Droster Grocery and Filling Station at 1438 Sherman Avenue, run by Red Whitney. The children are Whitney's nieces...
Description: View down a snow-covered street during winter. A man stands on a snow bank outside of shops and other small businesses at right.
Date: 1938 ca.
Description: Exterior view of Catholic Church. The convent is on the left and barns are to the right.
Date: date unknown
Description: Photographic postcard of a residential street. The tree-lined street is not paved. Homes can be seen behind the trees. Text below reads: "A Pretty Residenc...
Date: 1908 ca.
Description: View of a residential street lined with trees, probably taken in early Spring. The home of A.H. Allyn can be seen at left. A covered fountain can be seen i...
Description: View from road of woman standing next to a chair on the porch of a wooden frame house behind a fence and a sidewalk.
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