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Photograph

Aftermath of Peshtigo Fire

Date: 1871
Description: Aftermath of Peshtigo fire on October 8, 1871. Devastated landscape with deer carcass in foreground. The Peshtigo fire razed the small town of approximatel...
Photograph

Increase Lapham Examining a Meteorite

Date: 1871
Description: Stereograph portrait of Increase Allen Lapham (1811-1875) examining the sixth fragment of a 33 lb. meteorite found in Trenton, Washington County, Wisconsin...
Photograph

Peshtigo Smoke Stack Ruins

Date: 1871
Description: Ruins of building showing smokestack still standing after the Peshtigo fire.
Photograph

Aftermath of Peshtigo Fire

Date: 1871
Description: Street scene showing destruction after Peshtigo fire.
Photograph

Peshtigo Fire Ruins

Date: 1871
Description: Building destroyed in Peshtigo fire.
Photograph

Railroad Damage at the Peshtigo Fire

Date: 1871
Description: Fire destruction near railroad tracks after Peshtigo fire. There are wheel carriages from destroyed boxcars on and near the tracks
Photograph

River Scene

Date: 1871
Description: Scene at river showing fire destruction.
Photograph

Peshtigo Congregational Church

Date: 1871
Description: Wood engraving of the Congregationalist Church in Peshtigo. From the book "Sketch Of The Great Fires In Wisconsin".
Print

Peshtigo Schoolhouse

Date: 1871
Description: Photographic print of a wood engraving of a schoolhouse and children in Peshtigo. From the book "Sketch of the Great Fire In Peshtigo."
Photograph

Carl Schurz

Date: 1871
Description: Studio portrait of Carl Schurz wearing suit and spectacles.
Poster

Dodge and Stevenson Advertising Poster

Date: 1871
Description: Advertising poster for the Dodge improved combined self raking reaper and mower featuring a color illustration of a well-dressed farmer on the machine pull...
Print

Peshtigo Fire Drawing

Date: 1871
Description: Drawing of the Peshtigo Fire, showing people seeking refuge in the Peshtigo River.
Poster

The Burning of Chicago

Date: 1871
Description: Bird's-eye view of the Chicago fire of October 8, 1871. The hand-colored lithograph was published by Currier and Ives.
Photograph

Park Hotel

Date: 1871
Description: Exterior view of the Park Hotel. Among its fine features are black walnut trim, Brussels carpet, marble-topped furniture, and spring beds. The hotel was on...
Book or Pamphlet

Whiteley, Fassler & Kelly Catalog

Date: 1871
Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for the Champion reaper and mower manufactured by Whiteley, Fassler & Kelly. The cover features an illustration of a farme...
Map or Atlas

Brodhead, Wis.

Date: 1871
Description: Birds eye map of Brodhead, WI depicts street names and street locations, houses, and trees. A reference key at the bottom of the map shows the locations of...
Map or Atlas

Bird's-Eye View of Darlington, Lafayette County, Wisconsin Looking North West

Date: 1871
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...
Map or Atlas

De Pere, Wis.

Date: 1871
Description: Bird's-eye map of De Pere.
Map or Atlas

Clinton, Wisconsin

Date: 1871
Description: Bird's-eye map of Clinton.
Map or Atlas

Lake Geneva, Wisconsin

Date: 1871
Description: Bird's-eye map of Lake Geneva.

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