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Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Mississippi River, with Alma in the distance, a typical river town which flourished in the 1850s.

Photograph

Picnic in the Woods

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A group of men, women, and children gather for a picnic in the woods. A large picnic blanket covers the ground as the individuals pose for a photograph.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: West Koshkonong Lutheran Church and cemetery. Octagonal stone church built in 1852, rebuilt in 1893, seating 800 people.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Two women standing in the doorway of a house, numbered 419.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Boy on garden path holding bunny rabbit with family in front of frame house with shuttered windows and latticework trim above porch.

Photograph

Octagonal House

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: This building, on an entire block of Spaight and Brearly Streets with Lake Monona, was originally the governor's mansion for Leonard J. Farwell. The Farwel...

Date: 1895-07-30 

Description: Two men stand in the five-foot tall pea field of Joseph Seipold three miles northeast of Antigo. Another man stands atop a horse-drawn wagon loaded with ha...

Date: 1897-05-05 

Description: Elevated view of Wisconsin Central freight cars in a rural storage yard near Manitowoc.

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Family seated in yard with croquet mallets in front of them with brick house that has soldier coursing at windows and fan window at third story. Daniel Bec...

Date: 1899-10 

Description: Portrait of William Terrill Bradby wearing a headdress and holding a club. Part of the Algonquian and Pamunkey Tribes.

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Quarter plate daguerreotype of Elias Dean, an early Madison businessman, riding in a sleigh drawn by two horses with his wife Sarah Fairchild Dean and youn...

Date: 1895-09-05 

Description: View across road of the log buildings and farm home of August Krueger. Two women and three men stand near the fence along the road. One of the men holds a...

Date: 1879 

Description: Old Abe, the Wisconsin War eagle, is perched outdoors with his wings stretched a little, on a stars and stripes shield near a cannon with a flag in the bac...

Date: 1868 before

Description: Elevated view up Wisconsin Avenue showing City Hall with the Post Office to the right. Also visible is the Presbyterian Church. Lake Mendota is in the dist...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: John Meade's residence. The family is standing on the front porch for a group portrait, while an individual pushes a bicycle.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Three men sitting in front of log building at Big Bay Beach on Madeline Island.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Winter scene with three men and a dog on railroad tracks, also a man in the far background. Two of the men are up on the snowbanks with shovels. "The Grand...

Photograph

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: 1874 ca.

Description: Distant view of the town from a hill with houses, garden plots, businesses and churches.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Family (three men, three women), in yard with frame house, that has a wood bench and hanging plants on porch. There are vines along sides of front door and...

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