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Steamers on the Tributaries of the Mississippi

Date: 1858
Description: In August 1858, H√∂lzlhuber traveled up the St. Croix River to Stillwater, Minnesota, on the steamship Winona. He noted the upper Mississippi's tribu...
Photograph

Military Band at Lookout Mountain

Date: 1864
Description: Albumen stereocard of the Union Army brass band posed and playing atop Lookout Point. The Tennessee River is in the background.
Photograph

North Central Airplane over Madison

Date: 1952
Description: Aerial view of a North Central Airlines DC-3 airplane flying over the Madison isthmus. Clearly visible are the Wisconsin State Capitol, the 1 West Wilson S...
Photograph

Fishermen on Pike River

Date: 1945
Description: Two fishermen on rocks alongside the Pike River.
Photograph

Aerial View of Contour Strip Farming

Date: 1958
Description: Aerial view of contour strip farming with the Obert Olstad farm in foreground. The Carl Backum farm is in the background.
Photograph

German Shepherd Dog Jumps Across Stand Rock

Date: June 1961
Description: A German shepherd jumps across Stand Rock as a man and child in traditional Indian apparel look on. The man is pointing to the dog.
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Aerial View of Isthmus

Date: 1940
Description: Aerial view looking east over the center of the city and the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
Painting

Sioux Chiefs at Little Big Horn

Date: June 1876
Description: Sioux Chiefs at Little Big Horn.
Photograph

Railroad Tunnel

Date: 1924
Description: View from railroad tracks through covered railroad tunnel in hill. A sign on a telephone pole on the right says, "Private Property / Thoroughfare / Keep Of...
Map or Atlas

Bird's-Eye View of Madison

Date: 1908
Description: Colored map showing a panoramic view of Madison in great detail. The Wisconsin State Capitol is located at the center, with Lake Mendota in the background...
Print

Butte Des Morts Treaty Ground

Date: 1835
Description: Little Lake Butte Des Morts just north of Lake Winnebago where Governor Lewis Cass of Michigan, and Thomas McKenney, head of the Bureau of Indian Affairs (...
Photograph

Taliesin

Date: 1913
Description: Elevated view of Taliesin. Taliesin is located in the vicinity of Spring Green.
Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1922
Description: View down main street with storefronts on both sides, with large power lines along the sidewalks stretching into the distance, and a hill in the background...
Photograph

Wisconsin Volunteers, Lookout Mountain

Date: April 20 1864
Description: Company D, Twenty-first Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. Top row (left to right): John Buboltz, Spencer Orlup, J. Henry Otto, Lyman C. Wait, Andrew Jackson, W...
Photograph

Aerial View of the Isthmus

Date: 1908
Description: A panoramic aerial view of the Isthmus taken from a kite. Lake Mendota is to the right in the background with Picnic Point jutting into the lake. The photo...
Photograph

Overhanging Rock at Black Hawk's Leap

Date: 
Description: View looking out from under Overhanging Rock toward Blackhawk's Leap.
Photograph

Farm of Alex Smith

Date: 1875
Description: View from a distance of a farm in a valley owned by Alex(ander?) Smith. There is a wooden fence in the foreground surrounding the farm.
Print

Pictured Rocks, Lake Superior

Date: 1821
Description: Engraving of the Pictured Rocks shoreline viewed from Lake Superior.
Photograph

Wedding Reception

Date: 1890
Description: People attending a wedding reception, posing outdoors. They are standing in front of a modern house that has a log cabin attached to the back. In the backg...
Photograph

Trempealeau County View

Date: 1945
Description: Elevated view of Trempealeau County, south of Arcadia.

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