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Koehler Family in a Garden

Date: September 04 1895
Description: Julius Koehler family in their garden in front of their newly built frame home. The original Koehler farm was destroyed by forest fire in July of 1894, evi...
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Main Street

Date: 1873
Description: Main Street, with its dirt, ruts, cows (and presumably manure), but wide enough for easy hitching of wagons and teams.
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Monona Avenue

Date: 1890
Description: Several houses at the intersection of Wilson Street and Monona Avenue with the home of Simeon Mills, one of Madison's most prominent citizens, on the corne...
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Amund and Siri Rustebakke and Women with Spinning Wheels

Date: 1873
Description: Amund Rustebakke, standing in doorway, and Siri Rustebakke, center, sitting, in front of a house with her daughters and daughter-in-law and four spinning w...
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Barron Coop Creamery

Date: 1900
Description: Two men pose at the Barron Coop Creamery next to the churns full of butter, which is ready to be packed into the small barrels nearby.
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Capitol View of the Water Tower

Date: 1890
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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New Science Hall, Chemical Laboratory & Machine Shop

Date: 1887
Description: Engraving of an elevated view of Science Hall, Chemical Laboratory and Machine Shop on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
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Farmhouse and Stump Land

Date: June 17 1929
Description: Farm surrounded by cutover stump land.
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Aerial View of Wisconsin State Capitol

Date: 1958
Description: Aerial view of the Wisconsin State Capitol and surrounding area.
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Wisconsin State Capitol Assembly Chamber

Date: 1913
Description: Wisconsin State Capitol Assembly Chamber in 1913, including the mural of Edwin Blashfield. The mural depicts Wisconsin's past, present and future and set t...
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Boathouse Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright

Date: April 24 1899
Description: Partial view of a boathouse at the foot of North Carroll Street, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and built for the city of Madison. The University of Wiscon...
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Hand Engine of Volunteer Fire Department

Date: 1887
Description: Peter Selb, Ben Dietrich, J.A. Lockwood, Matt Dietrich, and John Downing pose around the hand engine of the volunteer fire department. All but Selb were ch...
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Ox Carts with Furs

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Description: A view showing a line of ox carts loaded with furs leaving the Hudson Bay Company's Post to make the 16 mile trip to avoid the rapids on Slave River. Housi...
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The Christopher Columbus Passing through Broadway Bridge

Date: August 30 1906
Description: A screw passenger excursion vessel or whaleback, the Christopher Columbus, passing through the Broadway Bridge.
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The "Juniata" Pushing a Raft of Lumber

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Description: The sternwheel rafter, "Juniata," pushing a raft of lumber. The crew can be seen posing on deck. It was later named "Red Wing."
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Steamer "Vernon"

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Description: The screw passenger and freight vessel, "Vernon," docked, with several small boats in the foreground. This ship was lost with all on board off Two Rivers P...
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Goar and Stinson Log Driving Crew

Date: 1902
Description: The Goar and Stinson log driving crew on the Clam River.
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Two Boys at Tenney Park

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Description: Two boys lying on the grass asleep in Tenney Park near the lagoon with a hat on the ground between them. The Sherman Avenue bridge and the Hausmann Brewery...
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Sawmill Workers Posing with Steam Engine in Forest

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Description: Two workers are posing in front of a steam engine carrying logs for an International Harvester sawmill.
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Steam Crane Loading Lumber onto Railroad Car

Date: 1916
Description: Steam crane loading lumber onto a railroad car for use at an International Harvester sawmill.

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