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Fort McPherson

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: View from a distance of Fort McPherson, built under the direction of Samuel Glyde Swain.

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Log cabin on trailer pulled by two horses used in the presidential campaign in Wisconsin to promote the candidacy of Benjamin Harrison.

Date: 1863 

Description: Wisconsin State Assembly members of 1863.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Color lithographed color advertising poster showing a McCormick grain binder at the Civil War battle of Gettysburg. The poster was based on a cyclorama by...

Date: 1876 

Description: View down a tree-lined lane to cattle drinking at a trough, a stone house and a man sitting on a fence. A home and farm buildings are in the background.

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Middleton Family

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: William and Clara Case Middleton sit on chairs alongside a building; their son Forest stands between them.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Lumberjacks hauling logs with several teams of oxen.

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the main building, a tenement (loft style) building, at Libby Prison.

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...

Date: 1886 

Description: The first electric street railway in Wisconsin.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Schooner coming into Manitowoc harbor.

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Temperance Rebus

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Rebus from the National Temperance Advocate, 1884-1886 p.207. Solution is: "What harm can there be in a glass of beer? None, my man, in one or two. 'Tis...

Date: 1855 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Madison. "Taken from the Water Cure, South Side of Lake Monona, 1855."

Date: 1855 

Description: Group portrait of men employed at Milwaukee & Watertown Railway.

Photograph

Bascom Hill

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Elavated view across Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, with tree-lined paths. Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) is on top of the hi...

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of Helen and Wanda Muir, daughters of John Muir.

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Woman with curled hair, and lace trim collar with pin and earrings.

Date: 1880 

Description: Charcoal portrait of George Baxter Burrows. A Wisconsin State Senator (1878-1882) and real estate broker, he willed his twelve-acre Lake Mendota frontage e...

Photograph

Pfister House

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph. Residence of Giudo Pfister, at 429 Jefferson Street. A tree stands between the sidewalk and the dirt road.

Date: 1870 date unknown

Description: Elevated view of Main Street and shops. Business signs read: "D.C. Hay & Co." "M. Tiffany" "Boot & Shoe Shop" "Bakery" and "West & Son." A residential area...

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