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Date: 1869 ca.
Description: Diploma awarded to fire fighter James Richard Cummings for his service to Madison in 1869. The diploma is illustrated with scenes of fire fighting heroics,...
Description: Pencil on paper; promontory shoreline with houses, trees, and church in background sweeping to right, with long pier jutting into lake. Two boats tied to...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Group portrait of the members of the 11th Wisconsin Volunteers, and some family members, posed on the steps of what appears to be the old Milwaukee County...
Date: 1878 ca.
Description: View down Rock River towards a covered bridge near another bridge, with factories and the city in the background.
Date: 1842 ca.
Description: American Fur Company with both Mission churches. Sketch purportedly by a Native American youth. Probably an overpainted photographic copy enlargement. Pape...
Description: Exterior view of Libby Prison, a Confederate Prison. The view includes tents and three tenement (loft style) buildings. A group of men stand in the foregro...
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...
Description: Engraving of the five-story tall mill erected at the outlet of the Yahara Creek by Leonard J. Farwell. This engraving appears in Statistics of Dane County,...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Benjamin Walker Castle in the 900 block of East Gorham Street on the shore of Lake Mendota, built by Englishman Benjamin Walker in 1862-1863.
Date: 1881 before
Description: Stereograph. Elevated view of rooftops on the west side, with St. Mary's Convent in the background.
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Bird's-eye map of Platteville.
Description: Three stone cutters (probably Italian) working on decorative details over the east entrance of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin (Wisconsin Histori...
Date: 1874 ca.
Description: In 1845, Ole Wettlesen and his wife Thorbjor and family left Laardal, Telemark, Norway, for America, eventually settling in Dane County. There, Ole establ...
Date: 1894 ca.
Description: A view from Pleasure Park. The Wisconsin State Capitol is seen across the lake and is framed by two trees in the foreground.
Description: A cyanotype view across lagoon from shoreline of the U.S. Government Building (right), and the Fisheries building (left). There is a bridge over the lagoon...
Description: View of the Armory (Red Gym or Old Red) as seen from Mrs. Alden's on Frances Street, looking west toward Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison...
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: View from across street of the exterior of a large hall with plate glass windows welcoming returning troops from the Spanish-American War. Soldiers and oth...
Description: A frame church is enclosed in board fencing. Lombardy poplars line the fence.
Description: Front of armory on Broadway Street, which has a single turret and a sign that reads "Light Horse Squadron Armory." Housed the Light Squadron of the Wiscons...
Description: Bird's-eye map of Two Rivers.
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