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Philip Fox Residence

Date: 1910
Description: Dr. and Mrs. Philip R. and Katherine B. Fox residence at 28 West Wilson Street, corner of South Carroll Street. The house was constructed of Milwaukee bric...

Chippewa Valley Village

Description: Winter view of Chippewa (Ojibwa) Valley village.

University Heights

Date: 1898
Description: University Heights from the Chemistry Building on University Avenue. View includes the University of Wisconsin-Madison football field, on the former site o...

Brisbane House

Description: William Henry Brisbane house.

Commercial Building near Village Hall

Date: 1940
Description: Commercial building with road (Broad Street) in foreground. Cars are parked in the lot, with Village Hall and residences in the background.

The John Coleman Residence

Date: 1870
Description: The John W. Coleman residence at 617 Lake Avenue formerly known as Chatham Street. It was built in 1850 and was one of the early brick houses in Racine.

Boyhood Home of Hamlin Garland

Date: 1937
Description: Boyhood home of Hamlin Garland.

John Muir's Home

Description: Illustration of John Muir's first Wisconsin home at Fountain Lake.

Julia Barton Residence

Date: May 23 1948
Description: Exterior view of the home of Julia Barton at 14 South Broom Street.

Pioneer Home of Nels Wickstrom

Date: 1891
Description: This is a family photograph of Nels Wickstrom with his wife Anna (born Anna Stoel) and their children in front of their log home. The oldest child, wearing...

John Suhr Residence

Date: 1914
Description: John J. Suhr residence at 121 Langdon Street, designed by City Engineer and architect Captain John Nadar. Built in 1886 for immigrant John J. Suhr, Sr. (18...

Phyllis Frawley Residence

Date: 1900
Description: 614 Langdon Street. This Queen Anne-style residence was built in 1889 for Phyllis Frawley. From 1889-1902, she rented the house to the Beta Theta Pi chapte...

The Harrison House

Date: 1930
Description: "Gen." Wooster Harrison house, built in 1835. It was reported to have housed Abraham Lincoln overnight.

Peshtigo Fire Drawing

Date: 1871
Description: Drawing of the Peshtigo Fire, showing people seeking refuge in the Peshtigo River.

Lac Courte Oreilles Indian Reservation

Description: Medicine man John King, his wife, grandchild, and family on the Lake Courte Oreilles Chippewa reservation near Couderay.

Sam Schuster Residence

Date: July 20 1927
Description: View from street of the front of the home of Sam Shuster at 333 West Washington Avenue.

Merrick Residence

Date: 1926
Description: Exterior view of the Merrick residence with a woman sitting on a swing on the front porch.

Building of Model House

Date: July 23 1931
Description: Capital Times model home under construction at 2318 Monroe Street.

Chippewa Falls

Date: 1850
Description: Painting depicting Chippewa Falls and the first sawmill on the Chippewa River, built by Jean Brunet. The residence of H.S. Allen, one of the owners of the...

Aerial View of Midvale Neighborhood

Date: June 07 1954
Description: Aerial view of the Midvale neighborhood under construction showing the intersection of Midvale and Tokay Boulevards near the southwestern city limits of Ma...

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