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Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Promotional card created to advertize land in northern Wisconsin.
Caption: STREET SCENE IN MEDFORD, TAYLOR COUNTY, WISCONSIN. - This view of one of...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: At the corner of Wisconsin and Milwaukee Streets; the present site of T.A. Chapman Store. View of building from across the street. Three men stand in fro...
Description: Farmer in a vegetable field holding a box of produce, showing the productivity and diversity of his farm in northern Wisconsin. A man on the left walks wit...
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Stereoview looking northeast from Case's Block.
Date: 1899 ca.
Description: Residential street, North Broadway at Cass Street.
Description: View from frozen Lake Mendota of boathouse on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. The Armory (Red Gym or Old Red) is behind the boathouse. Two ice...
Date: 1899-06-12 after
Description: Elevated view toward the horizon over a bridge on a river of the widespread destruction left in the wake of a tornado. Destroyed houses litter the scene an...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Jefferson School, built on the site of the first cemetery in Janesville.
Description: Council House of the first Wisconsin Territorial Legislature when it met at Belmont in 1836. A young boy or man wearing a hat stands in front near a fence.
Description: Grand Avenue at 4th Street looking east. An electric sign for the Alhambra Theatre is in the center. Pedestrians are crossing the road and are on the sidew...
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Old Abe, Wisconsin War Eagle, perched on a stars and stripes shield next to a cannon at the Wisconsin State Capitol. Old Abe has his back turned towards t...
Description: The arrival of the first train in Waukon, on the Wisconsin & Michigan Railroad line. There is a large crowd gathered near the tracks, and one man stands on...
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: Five dressmakers pose in front of Miss Annie Graumann's Dressmakers Shop.
Description: Elevated view over trees towards the west of Upper Campus at the University of Wisconsin. Washburn Observatory, with windmills behind it, is on the right n...
Description: Captain Abe McDougall's whaleback boat, docked at the American Steel Barge Company.
Description: Side view of Benjamin Walker Castle, 1862-1893 in the 900 block of East Gorham Street, and its surrounding area.
Description: Norwegian family posing with their household possessions, in front of their home. The man dressed in military uniform is a Civil War veteran. Madison, Wisc...
Description: View of first house built in Dodge City. The sod building has a lumpy roof, window openings and a door. The surrounding landscape is barren.
Date: 1869 ca.
Description: View from across the railroad track. The Milwaukee and St. Paul Railroad car #4770 is in the foreground. The Freeman House, Carlisle House and Empire Stove...
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: A view of the town of Lodi as viewed from the hill north of the cemetery.
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