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Date: 1887-05-14 

Description: The family home of William Henry Rogers on the shore of Lake Mendota.

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Atlantic Saloon

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Two older men and one younger man standing on a boardwalk in front of the Atlantic Saloon owned by C.J. Vogel. A hanging sign to the right advertises for S...

Photograph

Octagon House

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Octagon House with a horse and carriage posed in the foreground and several people around it and on its porches.

Date: 1866 

Description: Elevated view of the ruins of the railroad roundhouse, with the city in the background. Men are posing on the train cars and engines. Plate 45

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Drawing of University Hall by D.C. Salisbury showing the view from the bottom, south side of the hill on the University of Wisconsin campus. Bascom Hall,...

Date: 1898-11-24 

Description: View from Bascom Hill toward the Wisconsin State Capitol showing the Wisconsin Historical Society under construction.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View from across street of the exterior of a large hall with plate glass windows welcoming returning troops from the Spanish-American War. Soldiers and oth...

Date: 1859-12-02 ca.

Description: Business with Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper in New York took Hölzlhuber east where he also visited Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington. H...

Date: 1893 after

Description: "Forward," the statue created by Jean Pond Miner of Wisconsin for the Wisconsin Women's Memorial at the Columbian Exposition in 1893. The statue is seen o...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior stereographic view of the Polk County Press Office with three men standing and three children seated on its front porch.

Date: 1877 

Description: Composite photograph of the members of the Wisconsin Assembly of 1877. Includes an image of the Wisconsin State Capitol building.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Librarian Daniel S. Durrie seated in the two-story high gallery that the Historical Society occupied in the old South Wing of the Wisconsin State Capitol f...

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Libby Prison

Date: 1864 

Description: Exterior view of Libby Prison, a Confederate Prison. The view includes tents and three tenement (loft style) buildings. A group of men stand in the foregro...

Date: 1890 ca.

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: 1888 after

Description: A view of the reading room at the College of the Sacred Heart. Various sofas and tables stand around the room and a piano is visible against the wall in t...

Date: 1871 after

Description: Collage depicting multiple McCormick buildings reconstructed or built after the Chicago Fire. The caption at bottom reads, "Rebuilt Chicago. — Buildings Er...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: A large family group and a dog are posed around a table that has large books on it. The frame house behind them has a sway in its roof. A well is in the ba...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of the Moffat octagon house.

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Man and Child

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A man, child and dog pose between two long sheds. Underneath the sheds are rows of wooden boxes.

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Ferris Wheel

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: View of a large, stone residence with the first Ferris Wheel in the distance.

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