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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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Middleton Railroad Crossing

Date: 1873
Description: Elevated view of several men, some of whom may be railroad workers, posing in front of a Minnesota and St. Paul wood-burning engine at a train crossing. Th...
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Men with Plow

Date: 1873
Description: Group portrait of men gathered in a farmyard, posed behind a plow. The plow has Argyle, Wisc. from Michalson Implement Company inscribed on the side.
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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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Middleton Railroad

Date: 1873
Description: Elevated view of railroad tracks and several houses. Several railroad employees are doing repair work on the tracks, and one man is riding on a handcar. Be...
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Norwegian Community Picnic

Date: 1873
Description: Slightly elevated view of a large, multi-generational Norwegian family and friends gathered for a picnic celebration. In the foreground are picnic baskets...
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Milwaukee River

Date: 1873
Description: Newspaper reproduction of an etching of the Milwaukee River.
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Nina Sturgis Dousman

Date: 1873
Description: Full-length portrait of Nina Sturgis Dousman, wife of H. Louis Dousman, standing behind a chair. Born April 20, 1852; died July 25, 1930.
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Sidewheel Packet in Harbor

Date: 1873
Description: The harbor, showing the sidewheel packet, "Belle of La Crosse," and the sidewheel ferry "Alex McGregor." Other boats are also seen including two barges loa...
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North Pinckney Street

Date: 1873
Description: Ellsworth Block on North Pinckney Street between East Washington and East Mifflin Streets as seen from the Capitol Park. Visible storefronts include the D...
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Nettie Fowler McCormick with her Four Children

Date: 1873
Description: Tintype portrait of Nettie Fowler McCormick (1835-1923), with her four children: Mary Virginia McCormick (seated at left, 1861-1941), Cyrus Hall McCormick,...
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La Crosse, Wis.

Date: 1873
Description: Bird's-eye map of La Crosse from the Mississippi River.
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Weary Woman

Date: 1873
Description: Engraving of a woman sitting in a chair with light from an attic window shining on her face. Next to her is a rumpled bed and a pull-toy overturned on the...
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Angle Worm Station

Date: 1873
Description: View from the foot of Carroll Street with the Angle Worm Station at Barnes boat landing on Lake Monona. Shows the Scutt II taken from the first successful...
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Depot on West Washington Street

Date: 1873
Description: Locomotive, with view east on West Washington Avenue toward the Wisconsin State Capitol. There is a sign near the tracks that reads: "Watch Out for The Car...
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Railroad Tracks by Lake Monona

Date: 1873
Description: View down railroad tracks at Angle Worm Station alongside Lake Monona. The station's unusual name originated from a speech given by Captain Frank Barnes ev...
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Capital Brewery

Date: 1873
Description: Employees with a wagon loaded with barrels of beer in front of Hausmann's Capital Brewery at the corner of State and Gorham Streets. In the 1870s, Capital...
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Maple Bluff Camp

Date: 1873
Description: Stereograph of a group of people posing by the lakeshore of Maple Bluff with tents in the background. One of the woman is holding an archery bow, two women...
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Capitol View of Pinckney Street

Date: 1873
Description: Elevated view of South Pinckney Street from the Wisconsin State Capitol, with East Washington Avenue to the left and Lake Monona on the distant right. The...
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View of Wisconsin State Capitol (Third)

Date: 1873
Description: View, ca. 1873-1879, of Madison looking down Wisconsin Avenue toward the third Wisconsin Capitol, a view that suggests something of the ongoing importance...

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