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Date: 1899 ca.

Description: State Historical Society of Wisconsin, during construction. Details of interior, including ceiling and arches.

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Bascom Hall

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Exterior of west facade of Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) from hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. There is a tree-lined drive on the rig...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: View down the main street.

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Stuffed Old Abe

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: "Old Abe", eagle mascot of the 8th Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. After his death in 1881 he was stuffed, mounted, and put in the Capitol museum....

Date: 1857 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, buildings, some land ownership, wards, waterways, streets, railroads, brick yards, and cemeteries. It includes an ind...

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Music Hall

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View across Park Street of Music Hall and Library on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Chadbourne Hall is on the left.

Date: 1893 

Description: Stereoview of the Ferris Wheel at the Columbian Exposition at night. A full moon can be seen to the right of the wheel.

Date: 1871 

Description: Wood engraving of the Congregationalist Church in Peshtigo. From the book "Sketch Of The Great Fires In Wisconsin".

Date: 1861 

Description: View of Madison from Main Hall, now Bascom Hall, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. South Hall is in the foreground with several residences an...

Date: 1862-06 ca.

Description: The 7th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry Regiment camp outside of Fredericksburg on the east side of the Rappahannock. Fredericksburg and a pontoon bridge lea...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: View down road towards the exterior of a large brick church with a stone foundation, belfry and steeple. A group of people stand in front of the white boar...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A man sitting on a horse-drawn mower poses in front of a building with the words "G.A.R./Soldiers Home/of NY" imprinted in brick on the front facade. There...

Date: 1863 

Description: Carte-de-visite view of the Falls of Saint Anthony and logs caught on rocks in the falls.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Greek revival frame house with Doric columns. A man stands on the porch tipping his hat. A woman sits on the porch, and a woman is standing on walkway in f...

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Burton House

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Burton House, (also referred to as the Ridge House by Edna Ferber in her novel, "Come and Get It") with horse-drawn carriages in the foreground.

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Group portrait of a railroad crew on and around a hand car. A man and a young boy stand on the left near a track switch. In the background is a variety sto...

Date: 1864 

Description: Early drawing of the Gates of Heaven Synagogue (on the left) and the Congregational Church (on the right), located on the 200 block of West Washington Aven...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Bucolic scene in Wisconsin illustrates agricultural prosperity after the depression.

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St. Paul's Church

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: On the site of the Layton art gallery, on the northeast corner of East Mason and North Jefferson Streets. A man is standing at a corner light post.

Date: 1898 

Description: View from frozen Lake Mendota of boathouse on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. The Armory (Red Gym or Old Red) is behind the boathouse. Two ice...

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