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Description: Darlington, county seat of Lafayette County, was established in the late 1840s, but didn't thrive until the arrival of the railroad in 1856. This view show...
Date: 1878 ca.
Description: Line drawing of first paper mill in Neenah, Wisconsin, built in 1865-66 and called the Neenah Paper Mill; it was run by a stock copany composed of Nathan C...
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of John Porter. He was born in Harrison County, Kentucky, on February 27, 1798, and came to Wisconsin in April of 1827.
Date: 1870 before
Description: Large brewery in background behind railroad tracks. On the right are smaller buildings. On the left is a small hill with ladders, fences, rocks, and plant...
Description: Side view of the locomotive purchased by the Pine River and Stevens Point Railroad, being hauled over land from Lone Rock to Richland Center. In the backgr...
Date: 1874 ca.
Description: A family stands in the yard of a large frame bracket style house that has carpenter's lace, trim above windows, shutters, latticework at porch and a stone...
Description: Map shows townships and sections, landownership and acreages, state and county lands, churches, schools, cemeteries, roads, and railroads. There is an ins...
Date: 1848 ca.
Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype waist-up portrait of Van Swearingen Brady of Ohio, son of Captain Samuel Brady.
Date: 1894 ca.
Description: Two University of Wisconsin-Madison students, Mr. Rider and Mr. Broughton, sit in their residence at 625 Langdon Street and play musical instruments. Mr. R...
Description: Drawing of the lake steamer, Michigan with another vessel in the background.
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: Oval quarter-length portrait of Miles Trowbridge in military uniform.
Date: 1899 ca.
Description: Farm scene of foreman watching five farm hands reaping grain with cradles as children, women and field hands help gather it into bundles.
Date: 1832 ca.
Description: Steamboat navigating through sunken trees on the Missouri River.
Description: A proposal to the Knights of Labor of America regarding organizing a Linen Collar and Cuff Manufactory.
Date: 1879 ca.
Description: A man with an impressive beard, and a woman, sit together in a carriage with a collapsible top. A child stands by the carriage and a man holds the horse. B...
Description: The first page of a letter written by Thomas Jefferson to Lancelot Minor.
Description: Tonyawatha Spring Hotel from a descriptive brochure. The hotel opened in 1879 and was destroyed by fire on July 31, 1895.
Description: Distant view of a barnyard with people, split-rail fencing, cattle, a Norwegian-style barn with cupola and rooster weather vane and an animal building with...
Description: An advertisement for John N. Jones, Dealer in Hardware, which appeared in the 1873 Madison City Directory.
Description: Engraving of voyageurs gathered around a fire at their camp.
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