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Date: 1899 ca.

Description: View from a distance of a farmer posing on a McCormick grain binder drawn by two horses in a wheat field. Two men in suits pose next to a bundle of wheat t...

Date: 1882 ca.

Description: Charles J. Van Schaick sitting on a stone balustrade in front of a painted background, ca. 1882–1885. The photograph was probably taken by one of his assis...

Date: 1896 

Description: Section 9 of 12, this bicycle road map features Wisconsin bicycle routes in the counties of Taylor, Marathon, Lincoln, and Price.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Wisconsin Street seen from Spring Street. The building on the left nearest the bridge was the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway's downto...

Photograph

First National Bank

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Main entrance to the First National Bank Building.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Middleton School House built in at least two stages. Note the uneven stone construction of the first story and the brickwork of the second story.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View of Milwaukee River with large sailing ship - a two-masted schooner - entering the port.

Photograph

Alma, Wisconsin

Date: 1883 ca.

Description: Man waving his hat in foreground with Alma, Wisconsin, visible in background across the Mississippi River.

Photograph

Reaping Scene

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: Three men take a break during harvesting. Their horse-drawn reaper raked the grain into rows as it cut. In the background are various farmstead buildings,...

Date: 1881 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Milton Junction.

Photograph

Ashland County Jail

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of the Ashland jail, reading "Ashland County Jail, Ashland, Wis. Conover & Porter, Architects."

Date: 1871 

Description: Street scene showing destruction after Peshtigo fire.

Date: 1873 

Description: Engraved image of a lock and dam at Sault St. Marie. Two men operate the sluice as ships wait on the opposite side of the lock. Another man waits with a ro...

Date: 1844 ca.

Description: A hand-colored map and chart showing a geological cross-section from Rockingham, in present-day Scott County, Iowa, through Blue Mounds to the Wisconsin Ri...

Date: 1891 

Description: A deeply rutted dirt road leads to a bridge over a river. Buildings are on both sides of the river. Bluffs and hills with trees are in the background. This...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: American flags drape the walls of a large empty hall prepared with one thousand place settings for soldiers returning from the Spanish-American War.

Photograph

Charles Fairchild

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Waist-up studio portrait of Charles Fairchild in uniform. He was a paymaster in the U.S. Navy.

Postcard

College Avenue

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A view of College Avenue, looking east from Oneida Street.

Date: 1889 before

Description: Letterhead stationery of the La Crosse National Bank, with an engraved image of the bank building at the top.

Photograph

Tower Foundation

Date: 1898 

Description: View from water tower, showing the grove where Black Hawk's pursuers were supposed to have camped in 1832. The group of men are digging foundations for a...

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