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Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of Wisconsin Street in the 100 block; the Birchard Furniture store on the corner was at 121 and 123 Wisconsin Street. Text on the image re...

Date: 1870 

Description: Stereograph of John Lawler's pile-pontoon railway bridge over the Mississippi River.

Date: 1884-08 

Description: Sheet 2 of a Sanborn map of a portion of Mineral Point.

Date: 1878 

Description: Cartoon of "Santa Claus Belated" by a fireplace delivering toys and speaking to a figure representing New Year 1878 saying, "Here we are again."

Date: 1844-09-20 

Description: First page of a document handwritten by Thomas Marshall.

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Tornado Debris

Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: Debris left after tornado. A portion of a roof from a collapsed building lies on top of the debris, including the wheels of a carriage or cart.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: A family stands in a yard playing croquet with a frame house and farm buildings behind them. An interesting rustic bench stands at the right.

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Science Hall

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Elevated view across Park Street of Science Hall. University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Part of the Chemical Laboratory building is on the right, and Mus...

Date: 1867 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of George Engelmann (1809-1884), German-American botanist. He is best known for describing the flora of the American West. Handwr...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: This late 19th century map by Increase Lapham shows the lake region around Oconomowoc in Waukesha County and eastern Jefferson County, Wisconsin. Cities an...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: A view of Red Cedar (or Menomonie) River and the Knapp, Stout & Co., mills from the top of present day Meadow Hill Dr. looking Southeast.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of several groups of men on rafts loaded with felled trees.

Date: 1898 

Description: Wisconsin Central Railway locomotive no. 221, the first "big engine" on the Wisconsin Central. Built by the Brooks Locomotive Works in 1898, and later ren...

Date: 1876 

Description: This 1876 map of Saint Croix County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, sections, towns, cities and villages, land ownership and acreages, wagon...

Date: 1898-12-05 

Description: Wedding party at the home of Mr. and Mrs. A.E. Proudfit on their fifteenth anniversary.

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Looking down University of Wisconsin Drive (present-day Lakeshore Path). Large trees grows along the shoreline on the left, and on the right is a thick woo...

Photograph

Hop Pickers

Date: 1879 

Description: Hop pickers, probably on the farm of Knudt Heimdal. Hop harvesters, mostly female, stand with hops, probably on the farm of Knudt Heimdal. Many of the har...

Date: 1866-03 

Description: The sidewheel excursion, "Phil Sheridan," at Wheeling, West Virginia in March, 1866. Sign on side of boat reads Cincinnati and Wheeling Packet, Phil Sherid...

Date: 1867 

Description: Carte-de-visite featuring a bust of Samuel C.F. Hahnemann (1755-1843), German physician. Hahnemann is credited as the founder of homeopathic medicine, as w...

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Leonard J. Farwell

Date: 1860 

Description: Leonard J. Farwell (1819-1889), Madison businessman-promoter and Wisconsin's only Whig governor (1852-1854). When this salted paper portrait was taken, Fa...

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