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State Street from Bascom Hill

Date: 1896
Description: Tree-lined State Street from Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Traffic on State Street includes a well-dressed gentlemen on horseb...
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Loggers Posing on Railroad Tracks

Date: 1896
Description: Loggers posing on narrow-gauge railroad tracks with a railroad velocipede and cant hook near Saddle Mound, a large hill that dominates the local area in Ja...
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Making Dr. Brown's Cough Balsam

Date: 1896
Description: Workers pose in front of pharmaceutical equipment to demonstrate making Dr. Brown's Cough Balsam.
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Iceboats on Lake Mendota

Date: 1896
Description: A gathering of iceboats and their captains on Lake Mendota.
Print

McCormick Catalog Cover

Date: 1896
Description: Color lithograph cover illustration for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. A small illustration at the top right is of a man using a horse-d...
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Alexander Lake's Nursery

Date: 1896
Description: A boy and a man are holding up small white pine trees, while workers are planting them at Alexander Lake's nursery. In the background are horses and wagons...
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Napoleon Sarony Self-Portrait

Date: 1896
Description: Quarter-length profile portrait of a man with goatee wearing a fez. The details in the face, hair, and clothing are highlighted in charcoal. Unknown relat...
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Wanigan and Bateau on the Chippewa River

Date: 1896
Description: Two men, one wearing an apron, sit in a wanigan tied to the shore of the Chippewa River near Chippewa Falls. The inside of the boat appears to have a pile...
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Wisconsin State Capitol (Third) Park in Winter

Date: 1896
Description: Winter scene of the third Wisconsin State Capitol looking west from King Street. By the turn of the century, the trees in the Capitol had grown tall and on...
Book or Pamphlet

Milwaukee Harvester Company Catalog

Date: 1896
Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Milwaukee Harvester Company, featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of a young boy and girl playing along...
Book or Pamphlet

Milwaukee Harvester Company Catalog

Date: 1896
Description: Back cover of an advertising catalog for the Milwaukee Harvester Company. The cover features a color chromolithograph illustration of young boys racing hom...
Map or Atlas

Bird's-Eye View of Darlington

Date: 1896
Description: Bird's-eye map of Darlington. Area bordered by Washington and North Streets, upper left hand corner, the fairgrounds, upper right corner, River Street, bot...
Map or Atlas

Fond du Lac, Wisconsin

Date: 1896
Description: Bird's-eye map of Fond du Lac, looking north west, with two insets of the P.H. Stamm residence, and the Proposed Lakeside Park. thirty-five locations iden...
Map or Atlas

Bird's-Eye View of Washburn

Date: 1896
Description: Bird's-eye view of Washburn, with twenty vignettes around side, water in foreground with docks and lumber corral. Thirty-three locations identified in key...
Map or Atlas

Wisconsin State Capitol (Third) and Isthmus Map

Date: 1896
Description: A portion of John B. Heim's map of the Water Works System of Madison showing the size of the third Wisconsin Capitol (228' x 226') in comparison with the C...
Book or Pamphlet

Frost and Wood Agricultural Implement Catalog

Date: 1896
Description: Cover of advertising catalog for the Frost and Wood Company, manufacturers of agricultural implements and harvesting machinery, Smith's Falls, Ontario, Can...
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Wisconsin Central Locomotive

Date: 1896
Description: Wisconsin Central Railway's locomotive # 96 at the Waukesha depot.
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Storefront Portrait

Date: 1896
Description: Two men and two women pose in front of the J. Buntman store. Jars of penny candy, cans of spices, and American flags are some of the things displayed in t...
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Madison Roundhouse

Date: 1896
Description: Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Locomotive #280 at the Madison roundhouse. Identified railroad employees posed outdoors with the locomotive include: fire fig...
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Washburn Observatory in the Winter

Date: 1896
Description: View of Washburn Observatory in the winter with snow.

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