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Description: Southwest view of the Fox River and the waterfront.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Advertising poster depicting a mower, reaper, hay wagon, and family picnic in a rural setting. Printed by Edward Mendel for C.H. McCormick & Bro. Includes...
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Leonard W. Weeks. He was born in Caledonia County, Vermont, on November 18, 1805, and moved to Wisconsin in the spring of 1...
Description: Portrait of Abraham Lincoln before he grew a beard, taken from an ambrotype.
Description: View of Hattie Braemer, Florentina Krueger, and Sarah Krueger on a horse-drawn buggy, ready to go to the circus.
Description: Bird's-eye map of Elroy.
Description: Elevated view of a large group of people skating on the frozen Manitowoc River between the 8th and 10th Street bridges. A dog trots across the ice near the...
Date: 1874 ca.
Description: A funeral party is assembled around a casket in front of an upright-and-wing frame house. Two older men on the left, one identified as Lars D. Reque, stan...
Description: The United States presidential election of 1880 was largely seen as a referendum on the Republicans' relaxation of Reconstruction efforts in the southern s...
Description: Studio portrait of Lenore Harrison Cawker holding a parrot on her hand.
Description: Officials and staff of Madison City Gas, Light & Coke Company (currently MG & E) at its Main Street office. From left to right are Henry L. Doherty (MG&E f...
Date: 1898-07-04 ca.
Description: Three Schildhauer women, Mrs. Henry, Annie and Clara, stand in a wooded area. All three women wear elaborate hats, and Mrs. Henry holds an open umbrella.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Benjamin Walker Castle in the 900 block of East Gorham Street on the shore of Lake Mendota, built by Englishman Benjamin Walker in 1862-1863.
Description: Front and back cover of a small booklet. The front cover has an illustration of a young girl wearing a straw hat, with the title, "A Future Customer." On t...
Date: 1873 ca.
Description: Middleton School House built in at least two stages. Note the uneven stone construction of the first story and the brickwork of the second story.
Date: 1899 ca.
Description: A woman drives a horse-drawn carriage over a rustic, wooden bridge.
Description: The third Wisconsin Capitol (the second in Madison) as it appeared shortly after the construction was completed.
Description: Partial view of billiard hall and Lake Mendota from the Ole Bull Residence, 130 East Gilman Street. Two people on shore pointing to sailboat. Later, the ho...
Description: Looking south from the capitol dome, the view is of West Main Street bound by South Hamilton Street and Monona Avenue (now Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevar...
Description: This map shows land ownership by name, local streets, wards, buildings, parks, a cemetery, and part of Lake Michigan. Depths are shown by soundings and nor...
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