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Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The Madison water tower and farmers' market as seen through the stone gateway at the East Washington Avenue entrance to the Capitol Park. The building on...

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Flint Corn

Date: 1895-09-05 

Description: A man is driving a McCormick harvester with a team of horses, cutting and binding a crop of flint ("Indian") corn, on the farm of S.D.D. Newton, five miles...

Date: 1864-10-25 

Description: The 4th Wisconsin Cavalry's camp.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: John Parman's “Blacksmith, Wagon & Carriage” shop, with workmen and others posed with vehicles in front.

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Karst Family

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Women bringing lunch to the men working in the field. The men are harvesting grain using a horse-drawn grain binder.

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Methodist Church

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Albion Prairie Methodist Church, built in 1871 or 1872. It is surrounded by cornfields.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Andreas Dahl's photographic gallery. The gallery is attached to his house.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Mrs. H. and Edward Schildhauer rest on a large tree limb near lake Mendota. They are, presumably, resting from a bike ride along Mendota Drive.

Date: 1861 

Description: Soldiers of the 3rd Wisconsin Artillery at Camp Randall man a cannon on wheels while other men on foot and on horseback follow.

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Front view of the Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane (Mendota Mental Health Institute), a large stone building five stories high with a porthole windo...

Date: 1894-05-12 

Description: A log house built on rocky terrain, opposite Grape Island.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Twenty-nine people (teacher with children) near board fence in front of a one room schoolhouse with outhouse.

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane designed by Stephen V. Shipman (Mendota Mental Health Institute).

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The Eyerley Family

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: F.D. Eyerley sits with his wife and his daughter on the front stoop of their home on West Johnson Street. They are reading from a book. A small, wicker roc...

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Ole Bull Residence

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Ole Bull Residence, 130 East Gilman Street. The family is playing croquet on the lawn. Later, the house was known as the Thorp House. It became the state's...

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: A group of young men and women posed before the tents of a hunting and fishing camp.

Date: 1898-01-13 

Description: Elevated view of State Historical Society of Wisconsin, under construction, showing the first floor of building, with Music Hall in the background.

Date: 1894-06-07 

Description: Jessie Thwaites poses next to two huge logs, upon which Fredrik stands. Behind them is the Saline River.

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Cutting Grain

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Two women and six men are cutting grain or hay using hand tools and horse-drawn implements. Behind them is a frame house.

Date: 1864-06 

Description: Civil War General Winfield Scott Hancock and division commanders, (standing left to right) Generals Barlow, Birney, and Gibbon (previously commander of the...

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