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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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Family Group in Front of Farm Buildings

Date: 1890
Description: Man and woman posing sitting, each holding a child in their lap, and a young man, girl, and a boy holding a toy horn, are posing standing. The group is pos...
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Domestic Staff with Work Utensils

Date: 1890
Description: The household staff (probably Swedish) for one family home, including laundresses, cooks, parlor maids, and scullery girls with their various work utensils...
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John Gund Bottling Department

Date: 1890
Description: Brewery workers, posed in front of stacked beer barrels. Pictured (2nd row, far right) is Louis Schreiber (1861-1923) who immigrated to Wisconsin from Bava...
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Lumber Camp Dining Room

Date: 1890
Description: Group of men posing in the dining room at August Mason's lumber camp. Three men are playing stringed instruments. Posters are displayed on the wall behind...
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Farm and Rural Homestead

Date: 1890
Description: Bucolic scene in Wisconsin illustrates agricultural prosperity after the depression.
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Cyclists and Pedestrians

Date: 1890
Description: Two cyclists ride their bicycles past curious on-lookers.
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Train on Railroad Bridge

Date: 1890
Description: Wisconsin Central Railroad train on White River Bridge, with crew posing on top of cars. The bridge was 1600 feet long and 110 feet above the water. In 187...
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Swimming in the Mississippi River

Date: 1890
Description: View across water towards men and boys swimming and splashing in the Mississippi River. Alma can be seen in the background on the far shoreline.
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Lucius Fairchild

Date: 1890
Description: Quarter-length formal studio portrait of Lucius Fairchild.
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Conant Farmstead

Date: 1890
Description: Conant Farmstead.
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Portrait of Winnebago Indians

Date: 1890
Description: A studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Winnebago Indians: John Hazen Hill, Alex Lonetree, daughter of Alex Lonetree, Mrs. Alex Lonetree, and W...
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View from Bascom Hill

Date: 1890
Description: A view from Bascom Hill toward the Wisconsin State Capitol.
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Cabin on Big Bay Beach

Date: 1890
Description: Three men sitting in front of log building at Big Bay Beach on Madeline Island.
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Askew Steamboat Landing

Date: 1890
Description: Two men pose on a boat docked at the Askew Steamboat Landing on Lake Monona off South Carroll Street. The old Governor Harvey residence is in the backgroun...
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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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Anna M. Fox

Date: 1890
Description: Formal studio portrait in front of a painted background of Anna Fox, who married William F. Vilas of Madison, Wisconsin. This photograph was taken in Washi...
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Girls with Bicycles entering Woods

Date: 1890
Description: Three women riding bicycles.
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Antietam, Dunker Church

Date: 1890
Description: Site of the Battle to Antietam, The Dunker Church. A group of men stand among trees on the left. Horse-drawn carriages are under trees on the right.
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Hagerstown Pike

Date: 1890
Description: Hagerstown Pike. A brick wall and trees are along the road on the right.

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