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Science Hall

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: View across Park Street towards the northwest of the new Science Hall, shortly after its completion on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Part of...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Stereograph of a Native American boy, a Ute Indian, seated in a small tree. There is a piece of pottery hanging from a branch of the tree and a tepee is in...

Date: 1864 

Description: General Hood ordered a train full of gunpowder set on fire so that the Union Army couldn't use it, resulting in a series of explosions. Plate 44

Date: 1877 

Description: Stereograph view of the exterior of Assembly Presbyterian Church, surrounded by trees.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: View of Clermont Street with a young boy in the foreground, homes and trees in the background. Fences and sidewalks line both sides of the street.

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Wisconsin Territorial Capitol (first in Madison) viewed from State Street. The back wall of the east wing of the replacement capitol (second on the site) c...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Quite possibly this is the "General view in the camp" listed in the "Centennial Views of the City of Madison, July 4th, 1876. Views of Chicago Light Guard"...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Pennyfeather sitting in a small sailboat in Milwaukee Harbor. There are industrial buildings on the far shoreline, and other boats at anchor in the backgro...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: The sidewheel excursion, "Saint Paul", after running aground near Muscatine. The spar is set and the line out. Dan Sauer, the carpenter, is holding the sou...

Date: 1886 

Description: First electric street railway service in Wisconsin.

Date: 1899-10-15 

Description: Flora Krueger stands behind the twins, aged 6 months, 7 days, who sit in highchairs. Edgar, left, weighs 23 lbs., Jennie, right, weighs 19 lbs.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Family seated on porch steps with close view of stone house and girl in window; wood basement opening on side of porch. Front Row: Mr. and Mrs. Michael Joh...

Photograph

Carhart Automobile

Date: 1873 

Description: Automobile made by J. Wesley Carhart, Methodist minister of Racine, later of Oshkosh, Maryland and Texas. The vehicle was dismantled and the engine used to...

Photograph

Indiana Hill

Date: 1894-06-06 

Description: A large hill on the Indiana shore, with ripples from a boat visible in the foreground.

Date: 1877-06 ca.

Description: A huge crowd, mostly men, has gathered on the bank of Devil's Lake to witness the firing of a cannon. The occasion is the Grand Regatta held June 21-22, 18...

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Ellis Home

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Shingled frame residence of A.G. Ellis. Children and adults are posed on the front porch, and on a balcony above.

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Men on Chimneys

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: A unusual scene on an unidentified farmstead probably located near Pleasant Springs, Wisconsin. A family is posed in the yard of a frame house, as is usual...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Side view of two men using a McCormick twine self-binding harvester lead by three horses. The original photograph caption reads, "This machine represents t...

Photograph

Man with Pipe

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A farmer smoking a pipe while standing in his field. In the background are farm buildings.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of men working on rafts.

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