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Lake Monona

Date: 1894
Description: Man in a rowboat on Lake Monona with view of the city in the background.
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Public Museum Natural History Exhibit

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Description: Interior view of Public Museum. Focuses on display area in center of room that contains skeletal remains and tortoise shells.
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Individuals on Stand Rock

Date: 1880
Description: Four unidentified individuals on Stand Rock.
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H.H. Bennett at Sugar Bowl

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Description: View down sandy beach towards H.H. Bennett and Ruth Bennett on shore near Sugar Bowl. H.H. Bennett is holding a camera over his shoulder. There is an unide...
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Racine Roundhouse

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Description: The locomotive "D.K. Bush," which was built in the Racine shops of the Western Union Railroad in 1879, the same year in which the line came into the posses...
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View over Fox River

Date: 1889
Description: View of Green Bay from the Fort Howard side of the Fox River.
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Murray-Kearney House

Date: 1880
Description: Stereographic exterior view of the Murray-Kearney house.
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Spraying Crops with Pesticide

Date: 1913
Description: Two men use a sprayer to apply pesticide to a field of corn.
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Washburn City Hall

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Description: Exterior view of the Washburn City Hall, which houses the Bank of Washburn.
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Parade on Michigan Avenue

Date: 1918
Description: Elevated view of a parade on Michigan Avenue taken from the International Harvester building. Grant Park is in the background.
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Chamber of Commerce

Date: 1885
Description: Stereograph view of Chamber of Commerce at Broad and Michigan Streets. The building is the center of the image, with a telephone pole to the right, a larg...
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Exposition Building

Date: 1900
Description: Stereograph; image of building before it was destroyed by fire in 1905. View from across the street. Two small groups of children sit on both sides of the...
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The Iron Block

Date: 1890
Description: Stereograph; caption on the image is incorrect as to the street locations. Actually located at the intersection of North Water Street and East Wisconsin A...
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Charles Ray's Residence

Date: 1874
Description: Stereoview of Broadway in Milwaukee. Home has many peaks on the roof, and the drive to the entrance is on the right.
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Ray Residence

Date: 1891
Description: Stereoview of the home of Charles Ray, 88 Prospect Street.
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View Northwest from Exposition Building

Date: 1874
Description: Stereograph of elevated view looking northwest from Exposition Building. There is a church on a street corner on the left, and the Best Brewing Company in...
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Church Near Lake

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Description: Hilltop view of the Congregational church on Madeline Island (?). In the background are buildings, houses, and the shoreline of a lake.
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Chadbourne Hall

Date: 1902
Description: Exterior of Chadbourne Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
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Science Hall

Date: 1910
Description: Cyanotype view of Science Hall, looking northwest from Bascom Hill, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
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H.H. Bennett and Charles Brainard

Date: 1889
Description: Stereoview of Henry Hamilton Bennett working on a camera in a private car. This is the private car the Wisconsin Central Railroad provided for Bennett and...

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