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Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: In the foreground a small group of men and women stand surrounded by the debres from a tornado. Storm damaged houses and relief workers are visible in the...

Map or Atlas

Wisconsin

Date: 1846 

Description: Drawn two years before Wisconsin entered statehood, this map shows the counties and towns that existed at the time, as well as known rivers and lakes. By 1...

Date: 1899-07-30 

Description: View across pond of Syl at Soldiers Home with aunt Helen standing on a landing near a boat and a flagpole. There is a large group of people gathered around...

Photograph

Faville Homestead

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: The Faville home, built about 1850 on 120 acres bought from the government in 1844. As late as 1922 the home was still in the Faville family. The additions...

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: A stereograph of the town square and Main Street. The three-story building visible in the center of the photograph was operated as the National Hotel. It w...

Date: 1878 

Description: The dome of the third Wisconsin State Capitol, which was constructed entirely of iron and glass, as it appeared in 1878. The dome was painted white which s...

Photograph

Smoldering Debris

Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: Still smoldering fires and wreckage amidst debris left in the wake of a tornado.

Photograph

Bascom Hall

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Cyanotype view from Bascom Hill of main entrance to Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: At the corner of Wisconsin and Milwaukee Streets; the present site of T.A. Chapman Store. View of building from across the street. Three men stand in fro...

Photograph

Old Science Hall

Date: 1884 

Description: View across Park Street of Science Hall building after the fire of December 1, 1884, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. The building's exterior...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: A map of the triangulation and reconnaissance along the southwest corner of Wisconsin. The map shows the river systems, railroads, cities, and villages th...

Date: 1887 

Description: This map shows sewers, manholes, streets, canals, rivers, and Lake Michigan. An explanation of sewer types is included.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: 627 North Lake Street. A cyanotype view looking northeast at the intersection of Lake Street and Mendota Court. This house was built in 1892 for the Chi...

Photograph

Ingram Residence

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Exterior of the Ingram residence in winter, home of the wealthy lumberman O.H. Ingram.

Photograph

Bascom Hall

Date: 1890 ca.

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

Photograph

East Main Street

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Elevated view of east side of Main Street, with Raymond & Jones Hardware visible at 112 Main Street.

Date: 1865 

Description: In 1865, the last year of the Civil War, southeastern and southern Wisconsin had the greatest population density in the state. Drawn that year, this map sh...

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: This map shows roads, railroads, settlements, farms with owners' names, vegetation, streams, and fords in Culpeper County region during the Civil War. A ma...

Date: 1877 

Description: Shows land ownership by name, churches, schools, farm houses, wagon roads, railroads. Includes directory of businesses for Columbus, Portage, Doylestown, W...

Photograph

Racine Trolley

Date: 1891 

Description: View across road construction towards a horse-drawn trolley on railroad tracks on Racine Street. Men and children are standing near piles of road building...

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