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McDougall Whaleback

Date: 1892 

Description: Whaleback steamer in the shipyards of the American Steel Barge Company.

Date: 1875 

Description: View across railroad tracks towards a small group of men posing with Chicago & Northwestern Railway locomotive number 390 and a coal car. Dwellings and a c...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Possibly an A.L. Dahl photograph, one of "Two different views of the Falls from Canada side," from the series "Niagara Falls and Suspension Bridge" as ment...

Date: 1897 

Description: Interior view of a traveling library station.


Rocky Roost

Date: 1896-05-24 

Description: Rocky Roost, a cottage designed by Frank Lloyd Wright for his friend Robert Lamp. Located west of Governor's Island in Lake Mendota.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: A group seated around a table in the yard drinking coffee. Pastor Even Johnson Homme (1843-1903), the founder of the Wittenberg Orphan's Home, is on the le...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Interior view through curtained doorway of the Woodard's Victorian-era home. Elaborate rugs and wallpaper adorn the house, in addition to plants and wooden...

Date: 1897 

Description: Front cover features a color illustration of a woman in a red dress wearing two gold colored bangles on her wrist.

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Unsuccessful elevations and floor plans submitted by Peabody & Stearns, of Boston, and Charles S. Frost, of Chicago, as part of the design competition for...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A drawing of the DuCharme/Grignon house and fur-trading post as it appeared shortly before being razed in about 1892.

Date: 1882-05-30 

Description: Advertising handbill for the Osborne twine binder. Describes the results of a contest between the Osborne machine and machines made by McCormick, Deering,...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: View of the Wisconsin Hospital for the Insane and grounds. In 1935 it became the Mendota State Hospital. It was built in 1860 by architect Stephen Vaughn S...

Date: 1859 

Description: Shows acreages and swamps in a portion of Gordon township, Ashland County, Wis. Originally published as two maps. Township lines surveyed by A.C. Stuntz...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Cyrus Hall McCormick wearing a stand up collared shirt, bow tie, and double-breasted coat.

Date: 1894 

Description: Sanborn map of Milwaukee, with the Milwaukee River on the left, and Water Street in the center. There are two iron draw bridges over the river.

Date: 1898 

Description: A buggy is mired up to the axles in mud. The horses have been unharnessed and led away. Hand painted signs appear on the fence in the background. This imag...


Shropshire Sheep

Date: 1895 

Description: A view of purebred Shropshire ewes grouped together in a fenced-in pasture on the stock farm of Andrew Tainter.

Date: 1877 

Description: Stereograph view of the exterior of Assembly Presbyterian Church, surrounded by trees.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Boys in field with shocks of grain, foreground, with log buildings and farmstead in background.

Date: 1852 

Description: Map shows Wisconsin counties by color and includes rivers, lakes and some cities. This information is also given for eastern Minnesota and northern Illinoi...

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