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Date: 1871-11-25 

Description: Engraved view of Peshtigo Fire showing people trying to escape the flames by boat and on horseback. A team of cattle also seek refuge and several birds tak...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Looking south from the capitol dome of the Wisconsin State Capitol, the view is of West Main Street bound by South Hamilton Street and Monona Avenue (now M...

Date: 1847 

Description: Drawing of a Native American man looking into the Milwaukee settlement.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A ladder wagon of the Madison Fire Department races around corner of North Pinckney and East Main streets.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: The storefront of Nicholas Kettenhoffen's "Graves Stones & Markers." Three men stand in front of the store with three large grave markers.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Farmers off-loading milk cans from their wagons at the creamery. One man is operating a hoist, lifting a can to pour the milk down a chute.

Date: 1880 after

Description: A view of the Weyauwega Train Depot building, platform, and railroad tracks. Signs on the building read, "Agency Western Express Co." and "Western Express...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Alma Seipp (1876-1966), middle row, second from right, holds a violin in a group portrait of a women's string ensemble, probably at Wellesley College. All...

Photograph

Vilas House

Date: 1874 before

Description: Vilas House from Capitol Park, East Main Street and Monona Avenue.

Date: 1889 

Description: View of pharmaceutical processing equipment in the Pharmacie Werner. the pharmacy was located in Boulay, France.

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of man in clerical collar, facing slightly to right, with deep set eyes and long goatee.

Photograph

State Normal School

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: State Normal School.

Date: 1862 

Description: Full-length carte-de-visite of Robert Kennicott (1835-1866), American Naturalist. After 1853 he worked for Spencer Fullerton Baird at the Smithsonian Insti...

Date: 1870 

Description: Baraboo was first settled around 1838, and by 1870 it had become the county seat and the thriving village illustrated here. This birds eye drawing depicts...

Date: 1864 

Description: One of the Confederate defenses around the city, with several cannons behind earthworks. A Union soldier stands near one of the cannons. Plate 40

Date: 1896 

Description: Workers at the Willms cigar factory, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, posing with cigars and cigar boxes. Gustav Willms (c. 1854-1917) sits on the far left with six...

Photograph

Fort Shelby

Date: 1814 

Description: Fort Shelby built in 1814 and named for the Governor of Kentucky, was surrendered to British forces later in 1814 and renamed Fort McKay. Pictured here is...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Allen E. Adsit is standing on a grassy hillside in the foreground. In the distance is the Allen E. Adsit farm which includes a three-story frame house wit...

Date: 1837-06 

Description: Lithograph from a painting by Mrs. E.E. Bailey showing the Peck cabin, the first house in Madison. In addition to the cabin, the lithograph includes a cove...

Date: 1832-06-23 

Description: Document written by Ebenezer Brigham listing events at Fort Blue Mounds.

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