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Jefferson Coates

Date: 1870
Description: Francis Jefferson Coates of the 7th Wisconsin who earned the Medal of Honor for bravery at the Battle of Gettysburg. Sergeant Coates was so severely wounde...
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Niagara Falls

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Description: Carte-de-visite of Niagara Falls from the Canadian side.
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Willow River Falls

Date: October 07 1938
Description: Willow River Falls.
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Falls of Saint Anthony

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Description: Falls of Saint Anthony with Saint Paul in the background.
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Black River Falls

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Description: Black River Falls.
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Willow River Falls

Date: October 07 1938
Description: Willow River Falls.
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Town of Victory

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Description: Town of Victory on banks of river.
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Steam Riverboats

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Description: Steam-powered riverboats docked along the shoreline of a river.
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Bridge at Chattanooga

Date: 1864
Description: Carte-de-visite of a bridge at Chattanooga with a steamship passing nearby.
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Clinton Bridge

Date: 1866
Description: Clinton Bridge which crossed the Mississippi River at Clinton, Iowa.
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Bridge at Saint Paul

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Description: A carte-de-visite of an 1790 foot long bridge, 90 feet above the Mississippi River, with the main span at a length of 240 feet in length, at Saint Paul Min...
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Saint Anthony Falls Bridge

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Description: Suspension bridge over a river at Saint Anthony Falls, Minnesota.
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Josiah Monroe May

Date: 1884
Description: A carte-de-visite of Josiah Monroe May in a wagon, at the age of about 60 years.
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Man in Buggy

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Description: A carte-de-visite of a man in a buggy.
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Man and Woman in Buggy

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Description: A carte-de-visite of a man and woman sitting in a buggy behind the driver. Three men are standing behind the buggy. Back of card says "Caliche, Quebec".
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Sawmill

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Description: A carte-de-visite of a sawmill.
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School for the Blind

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Description: Institution for the Education of the Blind.
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President Grant and Potatoes

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Description: A carte-de-visite of a political display about President Grant, utilizing posters and potatoes.
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Centennial Old Abe

Date: February 07 1876
Description: Centennial photograph of Old Abe, perched on a stars and stripes shield. The live war eagle was carried during the Civil War, by the 8th Wisconsin Voluntee...
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Amputees

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Description: A carte-de-visite of John Schmit, Freddy Hill, Leland Fay and George Schmit, who were frozen on the night of March 10th and 11th, 1876, on the Green Bay an...

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