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Fenced Garden

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Elevated view of man posing in a fenced garden outside a house and storage buildings.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Bridge carpenters and other workmen with a winch constructing a railroad trestle over a wooded valley.

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Hops Farming

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Group portrait of men and women posing in hop field. Most of the women are wearing aprons, and some of them are holding plants from the harvest. In the for...

Date: 1899-11-30 

Description: Exterior view of the William Wills homestead. The family, including a dog, stands around the front porch. One young girl is standing inside the house looki...

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Fishermen

Date: 1894-06-04 

Description: Several men fishing along the edge of the water. One of them is sitting on a big tree trunk.

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Survey Group

Date: 1895 

Description: Group of surveyors from the Agricultural Department at the University of Wisconsin posing on the back platform of their railroad car 404, "the Palace Car."...

Date: 1891 

Description: Exterior view of Schuette Brothers Store on S. Eighth Street. There are two horse-drawn vehicles in front of the store. There is a small mannequin in the s...

Date: 1897-09-24 

Description: Three-quarter view of the Thwaites cottage on Lakeside. On the left a young woman is sitting in a hammock on the porch behind a fence. In the yard in the f...

Date: 1895-09-04 

Description: A promotional card depicting Oswald Scheller and his family on their farm in northern Wisconsin.

The caption below the image reads: "Field of potatoes on...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Group portrait of members of the Greene, Shepard, Gadlin, Grimes, and Craig families who lived in the Pleasant Ridge community.

Photograph

Libby Prison

Date: 1864 

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...

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German Market

Date: 1866 before

Description: Stereograph. This building, which was destroyed by fire in 1866, was located in the commercial district known as Market Square. The Square was actually a t...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Women in hats in foreground, with railroad tracks below and sign that says, "Look out for the cars", and "While the bell rings the whistle blows." Very lik...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: A woman driving a horse-drawn wagon along a rural lane with a man walking in front of her. In the background is a farm house and farm buildings. Although t...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View across water of a tugboat pulling a sailboat towards Milwaukee on Lake Michigan.

Date: 1895 

Description: Cover of a booklet about Hillside Home School for 1895-1896, the school's eighth year. Includes a circular framed photograph of the front of the school.

Date: 1894-05-10 

Description: View from the Ohio River of four friends (three men and one woman) standing on the shore, seeing the travelers off. There is a bridge in the background.

Photograph

Sawmill Crew

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Ed McDill's sawmill crew. Left to right: George Dickerman, George Norton, Charles Norton, Jesse Dickerman and, in a derby, Ed McDill, the owner. The boys a...

Date: 1865-05 

Description: Albumen print of the Congressional Committee, in front of the Abraham Lincoln home for Lincoln's funeral. The Congressional Committee accompanied Lincoln's...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: The first school house in DeForest is a frame, one-story building with shutters. The group posed in front consists of the woman teacher and her students. B...

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