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Photograph

Schlitz Palm Garden

Date: 1886-07-03 after

Description: The east side of the Schlitz Palm Garden at N. 3rd Street, south of W. Wisconsin Avenue. The Schlitz Palm Garden opened on July 3, 1886 and was one of the...

Date: 1881 before

Description: Stereograph. Elevated view of rooftops on the west side, with St. Mary's Convent in the background.

Date: 1898 after

Description: A view of the facade and side of the brick gymnasium at St. Norbert College. Stone is used for the basement floor and in decorative elements. This buildi...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the First Methodist Episcopal Church, built in 1887.

Date: 1878 

Description: This bird’s-eye-view map of Barton is indexed for parochial and public schools, churches, a convent, the railroad depot, and the post office.

Date: 1867 

Description: Engraving of the McCormick Reaper Works as it appeared in 1867. The factory was located on the north bank of the Chicago River, east of the Rush Street bri...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Family seated in yard of stone house, which has returned cornice characteristic of the Greek Revival style. There is a frame wing in the back.

Photograph

Steamboat Landing

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of a steamboat landing at Whiting House.

Date: 1899-07 

Description: Syl with two women and a man, all wearing hats, fishing off of a dock in Sturgeon Bay. Behind them is a small wooden structure.

Date: 1893 

Description: Pharmacy supplies are displayed in shelves in an office at the Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane, lit by gas lamps hanging above the desk. (Mendota M...

Date: 1876 

Description: A Withington wire binder sits on display inside a building at the Centennial Exposition, the first official World's Fair in the United States.

Date: 1896 

Description: An outdoor portrait of two men with a tandem bicycle. The men stand in a yard near a front walk leading up to a porch. In back of the men is the side of a...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Family of nine seated in front yard of brick house that has fan window on third floor, door trim and vines surrounding porch.

Date: 1884-07-21 

Description: Group portrait of Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway employees taken outside the railroad's Milwaukee shop. Most of the men appear to be blue collar wor...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of the Whiting House with its large harbor and boats.

Photograph

The Loreley

Date: 1888 

Description: A view of the east side of the newly built Loreley, the summer home of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp. The large, two and one half story, wood frame Queen Ann...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Architectural drawing of the north elevation of the Chicago residence of Cyrus Hall McCormick and his family. The drawing was produced by the architectural...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: A family is seated in chairs in the middle of a street in front of a frame house with shuttered windows. Adjoining this house is what may be a commercial s...

Date: 1881 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Milton Junction.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view of buildings and street traffic.

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