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Date: 1877 ca.
Description: Lodi School was a three-story brick Romanesque building with a small cupola, built in 1868. The school burned on March 28, 1878. It was rebuilt by December...
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: This map has relief shown by hachures and shows roads, railroads, proposed railroads, creeks, Half Moon Lake, Mount Adin, Mount Tom, Mount Sumeon, and part...
Description: View towards shoreline of a steamboat grounded near a wooden dock. An upside-down canoe or rowboat is propped on the dock. The far shoreline is in the back...
Description: Winter scene looking north along First Street to its intersection with Main Street, Whitewater, Wisconsin. Shows aftermath of a big snowstorm which occurre...
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: Isabel Winslow and friends on the steps of her parents' home, 131 Langdon Street. Judge John B. Winslow and his wife had the house built in 1894.
Description: A sign for Fauerbach's Brewery depicting a young woman and the brewery. It was Madison's first brewery in 1848 and run by Peter Sprecher until bought by Pe...
Date: 1873 ca.
Description: A Norwegian Sunday school picnic, perhaps held at Maple Bluff on Lake Mendota. The original stereograph is in the collection of the Norwegian-American Hist...
Date: 1855 ca.
Description: Studio portrait of John Johnston (1836-1904) as a young man. John was born in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. He came to Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1856 and became a...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Mound known as the Hill of the Dead.
Description: A view from the west of the Herrling sawmill.
Description: Men, waving their hats, standing in a field of shoulder-high oats on the farm of Edward Dascam, one and one-half miles northeast of Antigo, Langlade County...
Description: Two small girls dressed in ruffles and bows sit on a woven carpet outside in the sun.
Description: Irish people on the way to mass, including children surrounding the priest.
Description: H.H. Bennett advertising envelope addressed to William H. Metcalf of Milwaukee. The envelope bears an engraved image of people standing on top of Stand Roc...
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Nelson R. Norton. He was born in Hampton, Washington County, New York, on November 8, 1809. Norton came to Chicago on Novem...
Date: 1862 ca.
Description: Sally Blair Fairchild, the wife of Jairus Fairchild, the first mayor of Madison, and the mother of Lucius, Cassius, Charles Fairchild, and Sarah Fairchild...
Description: Front cover of an advertising catalog for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company. At the center is a portrait of Cyrus McCormick inside an egg shape with...
Date: 1863 before
Description: Ninth plate ambrotype of Anne Marie Alcott Lapham (Mrs. Increase A. Lapham). Waist-up portrait, facing slightly right, hands folded in lap, wearing a dress...
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