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Date: 1869 ca.

Description: A family of five is posed around a large frame house with carpenter's lace on its porch, a fan window in the gable end, half windows on the attic story on...

Photograph

Middleton Railroad

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Elevated view of railroad tracks and several houses. Several railroad employees are doing repair work on the tracks, and one man is riding on a handcar. Be...

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: Letter on stationery featuring an engraving of an exterior view of the Milwaukee House showing horse-drawn vehicles and people standing on the sidewalk in...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Group in field on picnic with flag, man on horse and people in carriages. A boy is standing on horse in the background. Photograph for "Mr. Miller."

Date: 1862 

Description: This map shows townships, landownership, roads, railroads, and swampland in Jefferson County. There is an inset maps showing the towns of: Watertown, Jeffe...

Photograph

William Spaulding

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of William Spaulding. He was born in Bradford County, Pennsylvania on August 30, 1807. Spaulding came to Wisconsin in Novemb...

Date: 1854 after

Description: A plaque declares the birthplace of the Republican Party.

Date: 1868 before

Description: View up Wisconsin Avenue showing City Hall with the Post Office to the right. Also visible is the Presbyterian Church.

Photograph

Abraham Lincoln

Date: 1865-04-10 

Description: Waist-up portrait of Abraham Lincoln.

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: St. Joseph's Catholic Church built in 1841 by Father Frederick Baraga (later Bishop), who established his mission in 1835. A small log church was commenced...

Date: 1876 

Description: Map shows townships and sections, landownership and acreages, roads, railroads, post offices, and farms. Sections appear in pink, yellow, and blue. On the...

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Stereograph from the Panorama of the Battle of Missionary Ridge, Union Troops Ascending the Ridge, painted in 1885. It was painted by Eugen Bracht's Berlin...

Date: 1898 

Description: Cavalry and civilians gather in front of an encampment at the Ojibwa-Pillager Battle at Sugar Point on Bear Island.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Benjamin Walker Castle, 1862-1893 in the 900 block of East Gorham Street.

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Sally Blair Fairchild, the wife of Jairus Fairchild, the first mayor of Madison, and the mother of Lucius, Cassius, Charles Fairchild, and Sarah Fairchild...

Photograph

Walter Allen School

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior of Walter Allen School, with a woman in a carriage parked in front. The Walter Allen School was an elementary school located at 1657 South Third S...

Date: 1878 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Chilton with insets of points of interest, including P.H. Becker's Brewery, Chilton House, and Gutheil's Block.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior of building, with arched main entrance. The road in front is crowded with pedestrians, trolleys, and horse-drawn vehicles. On the left is a boat...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: This is a plat map of "Wauzeeka" drawn in pencil. The map shows numbered lots, labeled streets, the Kickapoo River, and railroads. The map reads: "Laid out...

Date: 1889-04 

Description: Sheet 2 of a Sanborn map of a portion of Mineral Point.

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