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Date: 1892 

Description: Formerly the Richter, Schubert and Dick office building. Seven-story building with a rounded corner next to the alleyway. The word Merrill is above one e...

Date: 1896 

Description: Norwegian language Board of Immigration publication promoting Wisconsin.

Date: 1890 ca.

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...

Date: 1899 

Description: This map is a folded insert from the pamphlet "Yesterday and Today : A History". The map features the North-Western Line with labeled railway tracks and st...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A hand-colored, cloth mounted map of Wisconsin showing the state‚Äôs congressional districts. The map also shows the counties, cities, towns, villages, rive...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Death Notice of Arthur McArthur, Sr.

Date: 1898-03-06 

Description: Death notice and image of Arthur McArthur, Sr. (the last name was sometimes spelled MacArthur). The death notice was printed in the Milwaukee Sunday Sen...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Mosaic in the north lobby floor of the Wisconsin Historical Society. This is the printer's mark of the Elzivirs printers in Amsterdam, 1620.

Date: 1899 

Description: Two horses stand next to each other in front of what may be a painted backdrop of a tree-lined street. A male circus performer stands in the center holding...

Magazine or Periodical

A Sorely Neglected Stretch

Date: 1892-05 

Description: Frank Lenz posed with his bicycle on a badly neglected stretch of road. A split-rail fence encloses a field behind Lenz.

Print

School House

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Promotional card advertising the school house in Rib Lake. The caption reads, "SCHOOL HOUSE, RIB LAKE, TAYLOR COUNTY, WIS. -In all the towns of Price and T...

Photograph

Old Mill Site

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A tall smokestack stands beside the Yahara River where it flows out of Lake Mendota. Remnants of the foundation and supports of Farwell's Madison Mills are...

Date: 1893 

Description: View of the Columbian Exposition grounds from Lake Michigan.

Photograph

Lake Monona

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Man in a rowboat on Lake Monona with view of the city in the background.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A ladder wagon of the Madison Fire Department races around corner of North Pinckney and East Main streets.

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: A view from Pleasure Park. The Wisconsin State Capitol is seen across the lake and is framed by two trees in the foreground.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A group of loggers at work in the woods with horses and a team of oxen. The men are cutting down fir trees to eventually be sold at market.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Studio portrait in front of a scenic backdrop of four Ho-Chunk men and four Ho-Chunk women posed sitting and standing. From left to right in the back are C...

Date: 1895 

Description: A man stands in a field in Ashland County, almost dwarfed by grain plants.

Photograph

Rocky Roost

Date: 1894-01-07 

Description: Winter view of early buildings on Rocky Roost, which was west of Governor's Island. There is snow on the roofs, on the rocks and on the shore of Lake Mendo...

Photograph

Music Hall

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View across Park Street of Music Hall and Library on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Chadbourne Hall is on the left.

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