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Date: 1873 ca.
Description: Large brick two-story school house with small tower and three chimneys. A group of students are in front of the building and two boys are in a tree.
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Three or four-story brick building, with a "Drug Book Store" sign at the front, and a winding stair at the side. A man stands on the front sidewalk, and t...
Description: Captain Abe McDougall's whaleback boat, docked at the American Steel Barge Company.
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: Interior view of the H. Schildhauer home at 13 North Webster Street. The photograph looks into a living area with a large, wood-burning furnace and several...
Description: Handcolored lithograph depicting the 1825 Treaty at Prairie du Chien, with Fort Crawford seen in the background. This treaty negotiated between Governor Wi...
Description: View of the gun boat USS "Seneca".
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Side view of Benjamin Walker Castle, 1862-1893 in the 900 block of East Gorham Street, and its surrounding area.
Description: Weather map depicting the great cyclonic storm that prevailed the day of the Peshtigo and Chicago fires.
Date: 1877 ca.
Description: The Moffat Octagon House, erected in 1855 by Judge John S. Moffat.
Description: A political cartoon satirizing the Republican Party as a bloated man squashing the Labor Party, which is depicted as a working man.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Two-story brick building built in 1870 with arched windows, corner brackets, bell tower with elaborate cut work, four chimneys and fence in front. Inscript...
Date: 1878 ca.
Description: Group of men outside tent with "The Boss" sign above door and labels on some of the fellows' shirts saying, "CTC," an abbreviation for the Chicago Travelin...
Description: The doorway of the Lucius Fairchild house at 302 South Wisconsin Avenue (renamed Monona Avenue in 1877) near Lake Monona. The house was constructed in 1850...
Date: 1874 ca.
Description: A yellow mount stereograph of the railroad tracks skirting the edge of Devil's Lake, with several boats tied up alongside. From the stereograph series "The...
Description: Boys outside tent that has sign, "Boys of the Hawthorne" above its door. This picture is identified as the Chicago Traveling Club's trip #8.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Family posed at gate of farm, with farm buildings in the background. Two men stand with a horse-drawn cart on the right.
Description: Norwegian family posing with their household possessions, in front of their home. The man dressed in military uniform is a Civil War veteran. Madison, Wisc...
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: 1830 ca.
Description: This map is ink, color, and pencil on paper and shows streets, farm lots, and a church. Hand written notes appear at the bottom of the map and are very li...
Date: 1883 ca.
Description: Head and shoulders studio portrait of Carrie Lane Chapman Catt when she was still single and a teacher in Mason City, Iowa.
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