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Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Side view of Benjamin Walker Castle, (1862-1893) in the 900 block of East Gorham Street.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Lemonweir River flour mill built in 1852 and torn down in 1943. Mill and site were purchased in 1926 by the Wisconsin Power and Light Company for a power p...

Photograph

View of Bascom Hall

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Bascom Hill and lower campus vicinity from the roof of the Wisconsin Historical Society, which was then under construction. A large group...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: A family poses in front of a fence including women with parasols, a man with a horse, a man standing on a fence and woman and two children on porch of fram...

Date: 1878-09-28 

Description: An illustration depicting well-dressed ferry passengers depositing money in the yellow fever box at Fulton Ferry. A sign reads, "Contributions recieved (si...

Photograph

Picnic in the Woods

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A group of men, women, and children gather for a picnic in the woods. A large picnic blanket covers the ground as the individuals pose for a photograph.

Map or Atlas

Wisconsin Map

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: A hand-colored map of Wisconsin, showing the county boundaries, towns, cities, railroads, roads, lakes, rivers, bays, and the Lake Superior’s islands. In...

Date: 1834 

Description: Threshing of grain by horse power, US patent.

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of an unidentified bearded man, copied from earlier portrait.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Siri Rustebakke, center, sits in front of a house with her daughters and daughter-in-law and four spinning wheels. Original negative c109. Compare with D31...

Date: 1857 

Description: Engraved document certifying that D. Henry Rockwell of Oconomowoc is entitled to one share of the La Crosse and Milwaukee Rail Road Company worth one hundr...

Date: 1860 

Description: Advertisement for plows, cultivators, harrows, corn planters, mowers, rakes, sulkies and gangs.

Date: 1871 

Description: Front and back cover of catalog. Front features an illustration of 6 hands, each labeled from A-F. The back has an illustration of the "Flying Dutchman" tr...

Date: 1879 

Description: Lithograph of voyageurs making a portage from an article on "The Honorable Hudson Bay Company" from Harpers Monthly in 1879.

Date: 1895 

Description: Catalog cover with the words: "Roller & Ball Bearings on the Farm." Features an illustration of a woman surrounded by clouds perched on a winged wheel, hol...

Date: 1849-08-01 

Description: Bear Valley in Utah with a wagon train descending the mountains. sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Tra...

Date: 1866 

Description: Elevated view of commercial area of the city, taken after General Sherman marched through. Most of the buildings appear to be intact, but one of the build...

Photograph

The Sample Room

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: Men standing along the bar of local saloon owned by Liegeois Brothers. Blacksmith Joseph Liegeois, Jr. and his brother John are on the end of the bar. John...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Stereograph of exterior of Main Hall (now Bascom Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1887-10-08 

Description: Elevated view of parade celebrating President Grover Cleveland's visit, coming up King Street to the Wisconsin State Capitol from the East Madison Depot. T...

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