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Description: Southwest view of the Fox River and the waterfront.
Description: Wisconsin Central Railway locomotive no. 221, the first "big engine" on the Wisconsin Central. Built by the Brooks Locomotive Works in 1898, and later ren...
Description: Elevated view of wagons filled with potatoes parked near a starch factory. In 1895, 125,000 bushels of potatoes were converted into starch. Railroad tracks...
Description: A letter to J.D. Beers & Co., written by David Hubbard.
Description: Informal portrait of a group of people gathered on the curb and sidewalk in front of a building. Many of the people have bicycles. There is a pennant behin...
Date: 1874 ca.
Description: View looking southwest down the 600 block of Williamson Street to the East Madison Passenger Depot of the Chicago & Northwestern Railroad. There are frame...
Description: The Madison Brass Band performing at the Wisconsin State Fair at Camp Randall. The view is facing east toward the Wisconsin State Capitol.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Studio portrait of Violet Dousman in an evening dress. Oldest daughter of Louis and Nina Dousman. Born December 7, 1874; died January 14, 1940.
Description: Bear Valley in Utah; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail).
Date: 1899 after
Description: View of Hotel Hutchinson, situated at the corner of two streets. The entrance stands beneath a bell tower and a group of boys, some with bicycles, stands...
Date: 1873 ca.
Description: A family is gathered in a yard playing croquet. Nearby a child sits on a rocking horse and holds onto a small wagon. Behind that are some women and another...
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: An interior view of a sitting room in the H. Schildhauer residence at 13 North Webster Street. Several paintings hang on the wall behind a wicker rocking c...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Extended family of fourteen posed in their best clothes outside a home. Older woman seated in rocking chair, with men, women, girls, boy and baby.
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Rear Admiral Melancthon Smith, U.S.N.
Date: 1846 ca.
Description: A hand-colored map of Wisconsin shows the counties in the state south and east of the Wisconsin and Fox rivers and the locations of Indian lands to the nor...
Description: This map shows U.S. land offices, completed railroads, railroad land grant limits, lakes, rivers, and Indian reservations. Communities, lakes, and rivers a...
Description: Darlington's first settlers arrived by 1826, attracted by the lead mines of the area. Arrival of the railroad in 1856 stimulated growth, and in 1857 the co...
Date: 1898 after
Description: Exterior of main entrance of Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
Description: Georgia Lottery ticket from 1845 authorized by the Legislature for the benefit of Fort Gained Academy.
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...
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