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Yerkes Observatory

Date: 1935
Description: Elevated exterior view of Yerkes Observatory. Geneva Lake is in the background, left. Roads and sidewalks cross the sweeping, well tended lawns. The desi...
Map or Atlas

Map of the Route of the Military Road from Fort Crawford to Fort Howard Via Fort Winnebago

Date: 1936
Description: This map is red and black ink on tracing cloth and is oriented with north to the upper left. This hand-drawn map shows a central portion of the military ro...
Drawing

Wilkins 19: Fording Laramie Creek

Date: May 27 1849
Description: The wagon train crossing Laramie Creek in Wyoming.
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Wilkins 12: Fort Childs or New Fort Kearny

Date: 1849
Description: Fort Childs or New Fort Kearny in Nebraska Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the...
Drawing

Wilkins 11: The Deserted Pawnee Village

Date: May 1849
Description: Deserted Pawnee village in Nebraska. Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon...
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Wilkins 10: Old Fort Kearney

Date: May 1849
Description: Old Fort Kearney (Nebraska City). Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Tr...
Drawing

Wilkins 18: Fort Laramie

Date: June 24 1849
Description: Original wash drawing of Fort Laramie, Wyoming (actually Fort John; see note below). Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California...
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Man and Woman on a Pathway

Date: 1900
Description: Overhead view of a man and woman on a pathway, she in white against a dark background, and he in shirt and vest.
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Retreat of the Indians with their Prisoners

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Description: Photograph of an engraving from an unknown source depicting a group of Native American warriors herding white captives along a trail. A building burns in...
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Bad River Bridge

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Description: Two people on a rustic bridge over Bad River at Copper Falls State Park.
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Witches' Gulch

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Description: Looking out of the entrance to Witches' Gulch showing wooden walkway.
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Witches' Gulch Tourist Stand

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Description: Wooden walkway leading to covered outdoor platform with tables and benches and to building beyond.
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Stone Path in Cold Water Canyon

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Description: Stone path at entrance of Cold Water Canyon.
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Witches' Gulch

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Description: Witches' Gulch; approach to Phantom Chamber.
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Phantom Chamber

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Description: Witches' Gulch; Phantom Chamber with wooden walkway.
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U.S. Sugar Company

Date: 1924
Description: Two women standing on path in front of the Garver Feed Mill, which was originally a sugar beet processing factory.
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Barn at "The House Next Door"

Date: July 19 1933
Description: View along stone path leading to the side door of barn/carriage house at Ralph Warner's "The House Next Door," aka the Lovejoy-Duncan House, 11219 N. Webst...
Drawing

View of 'College Hill' in Madison

Date: 1885
Description: A view of what is now known as Bascom Hill including Main Hall (Bascom Hall), North Hall, Music Hall, Science Hall, South Hall, Washburn Observatory and Wo...
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Burning of Bascom Hall Dome

Date: October 10 1916
Description: People walking along the Linden Drive path watch as Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) dome burns on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Fire destroy...
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North Path

Date: 1922
Description: The view from the top north side of Bascom Hill shows North Hall and the College of Engineering building on the University of Wisconsin Madison campus. Th...

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