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Resting on a Porch

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Mr. and Mrs. Chas Joss and Mrs. Van Dyke sit on a residential porch. A planter of ivy is in front of a narrow window on the left, and the porch has decorat...

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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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Science Hall

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Elevated view along Langdon Street towards Science Hall on Bascom Hill at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. On the opposite side of Bascom Hill is Music...

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Main Street

Date: 1881 ca.

Description: View down Main Street. On the left a man is driving a wagon with a team of two horses, and on the right a man stands on a wagon pulled by one horse. Houses...

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Blue Plum Tree

Date: 1895-08 

Description: A man poses with his four-year-old Lombard blue plum tree in his fruit orchard in Sawyer, near Door County. The image of the man appears to be composited i...

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Music Hall

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A view of the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus including Music Hall and the bottom of Bascom Hill. Langdon Street is in the foreground; a streetcar i...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: View from shoreline of a large crowd on a pier waiting for a crowded steam excursion boat.

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Guppey Guard

Date: 1877-06 

Description: The Guppey Guard, a Wisconsin state militia unit, in formation on a street in Portage.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Promotional card advertising the hemlock barn industry in northern Wisconsin. The card features an elevated view of a tannery. Caption: THE HEMLOCK BARK...

Date: 1899 

Description: Portrait of the veterans of Company E, 12th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry at their reunion. H.H. Bennett appears standing at the far right of the second row...

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Toddler in Cloak

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Margery Bish, the toddler daughter of the photographer, stands on a dirt road wearing a hooded cloak.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: View of a two-story brick house set close to the street, possibly located in Decorah, Iowa. People stand in front of the house and behind a picket fence.

Date: 1899 

Description: View along shoreline of University of Wisconsin-Madison buildings across Lake Mendota from Carroll Street. The Armory (Red Gym or Old Red), a boathouse, an...

Date: 1895-09-09 

Description: Two men with scythes stand in front of a sorghum patch planted on May 20th, 1895. The view was taken near Osceola.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Side view of a young man, wearing a wide brimmed hat, operating a McCormick mower pulled by a team of two horses.

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The Grand Regatta

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: "The Grand Regatta, at Devil's Lake, June 21st & 22nd, 1877." Spectators sit on the railroad bed at Devil's Lake.

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Fort Howard

Date: 1851 

Description: A rare photograph of U.S. Army soldiers stationed at Fort Howard canoeing on the Fox River. Fort Howard, built in 1816, was the first in the chain of forts...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: "St. Anthony Falls" photographed during the "Norwegian Lutheran Synod held at Minneapolis, Minn., 1875," as listed in Dahl's 1877 "Catalogue of Stereoscopi...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of a man lying on his stomach on a raft drinking water from the river. A second man crouches on the edge of the raft while a third man is stand...

Date: 1895 

Description: Home of John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker, at 645 Franklin Place, also know as "The Lion House." Home is set back from the road, wit...

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