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Description: Darlington, county seat of Lafayette County, was established in the late 1840s, but didn't thrive until the arrival of the railroad in 1856. This view show...
Date: 1859-07-29 ca.
Description: Forests in the north were often plagued with fires during the summer months, and Holzlhuber (on a return journey from Niagara Falls), passed through one. I...
Description: "The second view at the Kakalin, from the north side of the river, shows the first or guard lock in the foreground and beyond the dam the large frame build...
Date: 1896 ca.
Description: Shows pipes of various sizes, hydrants with hydrant pressure, valves, wells, projected lines, and suction pipes. Differs from earlier versions by inclusion...
Description: Confederate defenses surrounding the city. A tripod style configuration of rifles with a bag and canteen hanging from it is in the foreground.
Description: Engraved quarter-length portrait of Reverend Samson Occom.
Description: View of Watertown.
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: Log jam on a high-water river, probably the Ice Gorge of 1876.
Description: This map of the area between Monterey, Tennessee, and Corinth, Mississippi, shows Union lines of entrenchment in blue and Confederate lines around Corinth...
Description: This detailed map was drawn nearly a decade after Wisconsin entered statehood. It depicts the entire state, northern Illinois and part of the upper peninsu...
Date: 1874 ca.
Description: View of the East Koshkonong Church, a stone church built in 1858 and rebuilt in 1893. One grave marking and a stone fence are in the foreground.
Description: Ole Bull Residence Billiard Hall behind his house, 130 E. Gilman Street. Frame building with railing on side and latticework on bottom, with shutters and c...
Date: 1873 ca.
Description: Large brick two-story school house with small tower and three chimneys. A group of students are in front of the building and two boys are in a tree.
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Charles Bracken. He was born in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania on April 6, 1797, and came to Walnut Grove, La Fayette County on Ma...
Date: 1860 before
Description: The residence of Rev. Clement Fall Le Fevre. Photographed from an old watercolor Painting. Building erected 1844. Four buildings are located in the center...
Description: Horse pulling a wagon in front of the telephone building. There are many telephone poles and wires along the street.
Date: 1864 ca.
Description: Ferrotype portrait of Robert M. La Follette, Sr., at age 9 when he was attending the district school at Argyle, Wisconsin.
Description: Painters working on the cornice of one of the four octagonal towers of the Wisconsin State Capitol. Also visible is the Italianate ornamentation of the iro...
Description: Three men in matching hats pose with a photograph and a sign in support of Grover Cleveland.
Description: Reverend H.A. Preus and his family pose seated outdoors in front of the Spring Prairie parsonage.
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