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Photograph

Through the Arch

Date: 1933-01-15 

Description: Winter scene with two people on a sled leaving a wake of powdered snow as they pass through the arch at the end of a man-made run. Other people watch in th...

Photograph

Dean's Barn

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: The barn of W.A. Dean, built in 1844 and used as a stage barn in the stage coach days. The barn's foundation, silo, and milk room are newer.

Date: 1901 ca.

Description: Looking west down State Street towards the University of Wisconsin. Caption on photo reads, "Showing the relation of the State Historical Society Library a...

Date: 1895-09-04 

Description: A promotional card depicting Oswald Scheller and his family on their farm in northern Wisconsin.

The caption below the image reads: "Field of potatoes on...

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: Group portrait of Christine Peterson and her two children, Laurie and Muriel, sitting in a buggy pulled by a single horse. In the background is a building...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The barn in the foreground, left, is the school barn for the Hillside Home School (which was run by Frank Lloyd Wright's aunts & Enos Lloyd Jones sisters,...

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Description: Northeast corner of N. 2nd and W. Michigan streets with the James G. Brazell Printing and C.W. St. John Labor Agency businesses. A man is standing at a fru...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the exterior of the Park Hotel at Carroll and Main Streets. There is a church building in the background on the left.

Photograph

Stuffed Old Abe

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: "Old Abe", eagle mascot of the 8th Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. After his death in 1881 he was stuffed, mounted, and put in the Capitol museum....

Date: 1878 after

Description: View from the street of a man holding the reins for a team of two horses and sitting in the driver's seat of the Omnibus Line in front of the Park Hotel on...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Elevated view town with church building in foreground.

Date: 1903 

Description: Detail of the 1903 group portrait of the Wisconsin Supreme Court, showing Justice Robert G. Siebecker, then the least senior member of the court. Siebecker...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a row of cabins on the right. A drive leads to the main building of Van Hill Modern Cabins in the background on the left.

Date: 1955-05-18 

Description: Architect Frank Lloyd Wright speaking at a hearing at the Wisconisn State Capitol. The hearing was held in the Education and Transportation Offices, room...

Date: 1908-07 

Description: View of a levee, with buildings on the left.

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: View down Main street. Will Brothers Meat Market can be seen on the right corner, and a tinshop is beside it on the left.

Photograph

Factory Hollow

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the old mill, Factory Hollow, an old stone building with a tower and a waterfall behind it.

Postcard

Little Norway

Date: 1948 

Description: Colorized postcard of the main living area of a Norwegian dwelling at Little Norway showing a fireplace, cradle and spinning wheel. Pictures and household...

Photograph

Court Room No. 1

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the interior, focusing on the judge's chair. The room has many classical decorative details, reminiscent of the Federal Style popular shortly af...

Photograph

Main Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down Main Street. The hardware store is on the corner on the left, the shoemaker shop is on the right, and the offices of "The Journal" are further do...

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