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Date: 1896 ca.

Description: A boy and a man hold up small white pine trees while workers plant them at Alexander Lake's nursery.

Date: 1898 

Description: The James Duane Doty residence on Doty Street (formerly Clymer Street), the first "Executive Mansion" in Madison, occupied in 1841-1844 by the Territorial...

Date: 1892 

Description: Color bird's-eye map of Wauwatosa, looking east toward Milwaukee and Lake Michigan. Predominantly green with cream colored roadways, with six land plots ow...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Fountain Spring House.

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: Color lithograph poster depicting a confrontation between U.S. Navy sailors who are defending the honor of the American flag and British soldiers. “Written...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A man with his back turned poses on a horse-drawn McCormick grain binder in a field. On his left are four females including a woman, one younger woman, and...

Date: 1896 

Description: Guest ticket for the Republican National Convention held in St. Louis. The ticket shows the celebrated Eads Bridge across the Mississippi, and the log cab...

Photograph

City of Madison

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the city of Madison, seen from atop Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1894-05-13 

Description: View from shoreline of merchant boat, with the words Glass City on the side, floating down the Ohio River.

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a man posed sitting in a chair at a table with books on top, possibly Janus (James) Bruce Cartter, 1815-1897. He is posed in front of a...

Date: 1895-09-03 

Description: The Fred Judas family poses with their second crop of red clover, three miles south of Medford. With their rakes and mower, they are converting the red clo...

Photograph

Buena Vista House

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....

Photograph

Oxen Pulling Logs

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Men posed with a team of four oxen harnessed to pull a loaded logging sled.

Photograph

Man and Child

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A man, child and dog pose between two long sheds. Underneath the sheds are rows of wooden boxes.

Date: 1898 

Description: Farmers with their loads waiting to ship on train number 40 at Colfax, Wisconsin. "An everyday occurrence at 3:50 pm during September and October."

Photograph

Farm near Dunnville

Date: 1897 

Description: Exterior view of a farmhouse with a picket fence. In front of the house are two men and a horse-drawn carriage.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Dr. Edward A. Bass seated, with his daughter Everetta on his knee in front of a curtain.

Photograph

Blue Plum Tree

Date: 1895-08 

Description: A man poses with his four-year-old Lombard blue plum tree in his fruit orchard in Sawyer, near Door County. The image of the man appears to be composited i...

Date: 1897 

Description: Long view of the Minnesota Point lighthouse, built at the entrance to Superior Harbor. It is allegedly the first lighthouse at the head of Lake Superior.

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