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Date: 1864-10-13 

Description: This map shows the shore line of Oct. 14 1864, city limits of water lots, and the elevation of water in Lake Michigan. Depths are shown by soundings.

Photograph

Knitted Petticoat

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Petticoat knitted of yellow, pink, blue, black, and white wool yarn, with a ribbon belt.

Photograph

Aunt Nell's Room

Date: 1898 

Description: Interior shot of Aunt Nell's room at Hillside Home School, an early progressive school, operated by Ellen and Jane Lloyd Jones, aunts of Frank Lloyd Wright...

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: Outdoor photograph near Aberdeenshire, Scotland of probably George Johnston (1803-1893), 89-1/2-years-old, and an unknown man, possibly a brother-in-law, 7...

Date: 1889 

Description: The Illinois Central passenger depot.

Photograph

Ruins of a Home

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Men clear the ruins of a home after the Battle Above the Clouds.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Joseph Glenny (left) and a clerk stand outside of the 756 Broadway branch of the J.N. Hegeman & Co. Drugstore. The front windows contain an impressive asso...

Photograph

Klumb Barn Raising

Date: 1899 

Description: A large group of men pose on the wooden framework of a barn they're building on Holy Hill Road, which has a stone foundation. On the far right three women...

Photograph

The Iron Block

Date: 1890 before

Description: Stereograph; caption on the image is incorrect as to the street locations. Actually located at the intersection of North Water Street and East Wisconsin A...

Photograph

Statue of Menard

Date: 1888 after

Description: Close-up of a statue honoring Colonel Pierre Menard who also served as the Lieutenant Governor of Illinois and fur traded with Native Americans. Dedicated...

Date: 1895-08-01 

Description: A group of farm workers, four men and four children, pose on the farm of H.D. Dutcher. The men are stacking a large pile of timothy hay, using a ladder to...

Photograph

Peter Parkison, Jr.

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Peter Parkison, Jr. He was born in Tennessee on January 12, 1812. Parkison came to Wisconsin on August 15, 1828, and reside...

Photograph

Music Hall

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph; front of music hall along the road, with a horse and carriage team in front of the entrance. Buildings can also be seen in the left backgroun...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Beginning at Odanah just south of Lake Superior, H√∂lzlhuber and several fur trappers used an Indian trail to travel upstream through extensive wild forest....

Date: 1885 

Description: Engraved illustration of a man operating a horse-drawn McCormick harvester and twine binder in a field.

Photograph

Chippewa Falls

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Chippewa Falls taken from high ground.

Date: 1866 

Description: Elevated view of commercial area of the city, taken after General Sherman marched through. Most of the buildings appear to be intact, but one of the build...

Date: 1866 

Description: A rocky ridge with bushes and scrub atop Mission Ridge is in the foreground. Orchard Knob is in the distance. The valley where the fighting took place is i...

Photograph

Young Horace Palmer

Date: 1867 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a young Horace Palmer in uniform.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: A distant view of Clinton, now Rockdale, in Christiana Township looking across the millpond on Koshkonong Creek towards the town.

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