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Old Abe on a Cannon

Date: 1879 

Description: Stereograph portrait of Old Abe, the mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Civil War Volunteer Infantry at the capital building. Rear view of Old Abe perched on a sh...

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: An extended family of twenty-one people is gathered in the yard and on the porch of a large bracket style frame house that has carpenter's lace on its porc...

Date: 1887-10-08 

Description: Elevated view of parade celebrating President Grover Cleveland's visit, coming up King Street to the Wisconsin State Capitol from the East Madison Depot. T...

Date: 1851 

Description: A watercolor view of Madison by Johann B. Wengler, an Austrian who traveled in America, 1850-1851. Wengler's watercolor is the earliest known realistic rep...

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Barn Raising

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Group of barn raising participants posed in front of the structure in progress.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: John Parman's Blacksmith, Wagon & Carriage Shop. A large group of men, including workers in leather aprons, stand with carriages and wagon wheels outside...

Date: 1885-08-28 

Description: Sketch of the shack from which Benedict Goldenberger sold cider vinegar. Possibly on Murray Street.

Date: 1892-08-17 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a crowd gathered at the intersection of First and Main Streets to watch a bell wagon pass in a circus parade, probably the Ringling Brothe...

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Bascom Hall

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior of Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: The Ceylon Building and its pier as seen from Lake Geneva. Originally built for the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago, the building was later purchas...

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Lake Wood Cottage

Date: 1867 ca.

Description: Lake Wood Cottage.

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Manitowoc Tanneries

Date: 1891 ca.

Description: Composite photograph showing the tanneries of L.M. Sherman and Henry Vits.

Date: 1887 

Description: Stereograph. From the northeast (contrary to photographer's description.) A large tree stands in the center of the image along the drive, with the home be...

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M.K. Dahl House

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Group of people in front of iron fence with wagon and carriage; large brick mansardic house in background has large bay window on upper and lower stories,...

Date: 1899 

Description: Exterior view of the Dodge County Workhouse for Transients.

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: View of the Spring Prairie Lutheran Church, built in 1853 and replaced in 1886.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View from a hillside of either a house or factory on the Fox River.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A man sitting on a horse-drawn mower poses in front of a building with the words "G.A.R./Soldiers Home/of NY" imprinted in brick on the front facade. There...

Date: 1881 before

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

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Camp Home

Date: 1890 

Description: Camp home, residence of Dan L. Camp, writer and historian.

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