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Date: 1898 

Description: Wisconsin Central Railway locomotive no. 221, the first "big engine" on the Wisconsin Central. Built by the Brooks Locomotive Works in 1898, and later ren...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a man in "native" Algerian costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set created as a...

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: Caption: "Stage driven by William C. Alden stopping in front of Coon Valley store on the route between Viroqua to Muscoda and La Crosse. Alden drove the st...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A view from Bascom Hill toward the Wisconsin State Capitol.

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Full-length studio portrait of a Ho-Chunk woman posing sitting and a Ho-Chunk boy posing standing in front of a painted backdrop. Susie Kingswan (HeNuKah)...

Date: 1898 

Description: The Genealogical Alcove in the Historical Society's quarters in the third Wisconsin State Capitol. Although the Society had only moved into these rooms in...

Date: 1890 

Description: Original pen and ink drawing of an illustration for a McCormick Company advertising catalog. Includes illustrations of McCormick's "first" reaper and McCor...

Photograph

Railroad Men

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Group of railroad employees standing in the doorway of a store.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: The "Clyde" after being converted to a sternwheel rafter, pushing a tow with a locomotive on board.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Everetta Bass, the photographer's daughter, standing next to a younger girl, identified as Verta, sitting in a baby carriage.

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a woman and two children in "native" Servian [Serbian] costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All...

Date: 1890 

Description: Advertisement for Madison Hospital, 413-415 South Baldwin Street. Also known as the Gill & Boyd Hospital, opened in 1889 and existed for just a few years.

Photograph

Cultivated Hillside

Date: 1894-05-08 

Description: View from the Ohio River of cultivated hillsides and houses near the shoreline.

Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: A hooded woman sitting on the remnants of a house. As the amount of debris and barren landscape can attest, the area around her had been leveled by a torna...

Photograph

Dredging Barges

Date: 1894-06-04 

Description: A fleet of dredges moored to the Kentucky shore.

Date: 1898 

Description: Elevated view of the downtown area looking northeast from the courthouse corner.

Photograph

Eddie Farm

Date: 1899-07-26 

Description: View of the Eddie farm, later known as the Goodwin farm.

Date: 1899 

Description: The Smith M. Jacobs Flour and Feed Store (left) and residence (right), 301 and 303 Monroe Street. The address renumbered within the next five years to 1701...

Photograph

Loading Hay

Date: 1898-08 

Description: August and Alexander Krueger loading hay with pitchforks onto a wagon with a two-horse team attached. August stands on top of the wagon while Alexander sta...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A stereograph of Trempealeau from the river.

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