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Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Elevated view of people, horses, and wagons gathered in the center of Fountain City to celebrate McCormick Day. Scherer's Hotel is at left. The event was o...
Date: 1878 ca.
Description: Long view of 10 members of a family in a large fenced yard. Behind them is a substantial two-story bracket style frame house with a widow's walk at the top...
Date: 1851 after
Description: A view of a campus green space at Ripon College. A commemorative stone marker stands in the foreground with text that reads, "Rendezvous 1st Wis. Cav. Aug...
Description: Side view of the locomotive purchased by the Pine River and Stevens Point Railroad, being hauled over land from Lone Rock to Richland Center. In the backgr...
Description: Cartoon appearing in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, Page 144. During the American Civil War (1861-1865), the Copperheads nominally favored th...
Description: Drawing of the Solomon Juneau house on East Michigan. There are tethered bears on either side of the front door. Two people lean on the fence, watching the...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Threshing on the Henry Johnson farm. This threshing rig owned by Michael Ehlinger was the first to be used in the township. Standing on the separator from...
Description: View of the front entrance to the castle. In front of the entrance, a man and woman sit on the steps leading to the castle.
Date: 1832 ca.
Description: Page from the handwritten index to Lapham's Notes and accounts of canals, particularly the Ohio Canal near Portsmouth, 1830-1832.
Date: 1835 ca.
Description: Kee-o-kuck, or the Watching Fox, a Chief of the Sauk tribe and sucessor to Black Hawk. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at t...
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: Zeeland Mills, built in 1862 by John Verstegen. The flour mill was 36' x 50', four stories and had "two runs of stone." It was still operating in 1911.
Description: View down Main Street featuring crowds of people near the Theatre Comique and other stores and offices.
Description: Interior view of the lobby.
Description: This manuscript map by Increase Lapham, drawn in the last year of his life, shows landownership, roads and railroads, springs, and boat houses around Ocono...
Date: 1899 ca.
Description: A man in work clothes operates a horse-drawn mower in a patch of grass along a waterfront, while another man wearing a hat and tie looks on. Ships, a dock,...
Date: 1872 after
Description: A view of the hotel, at 100 Jackson Street, built in 1872. It contains decorative brickwork around all street-side windows and on the pediment. The main...
Date: 1869 ca.
Description: Two well-dressed couples near wood fence in front of frame house with hipped roof.
Description: An image from a sketchbook of the town of Iowa Falls. There is a fence in the foreground and buildings in the background.
Description: Quarter-length portrait of Luther Swift Dixon at age 40.
Description: Schoolhouse of District #5 in Pleasant Ridge built on land donated by Isaac Shepard. Both blacks and whites built, attended, and taught at the school. Peop...
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