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Date: 1877 ca.

Description: The family of the Reverend John N. Fjeld (1818-1888) sits at a table in front of their wood frame house near the Vermont Lutheran Church. His wife Gunhild,...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: The Edwin and Angeline Coe Hillyer family is grouped at the corner of a large Greek Revival house with ornamental railing work on its porch roof. A man is...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Family in yard, with a woman holding a baby. There is a girl with an apron-type dress with frame house behind that has nicely cut woodwork on porch. There...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: View of the Amund Rustebakke farm. Twelve haystacks dominate the center of the image. Nearby, people stand next to a frame house, with the village of Black...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Six children and eight adults stand in front of the G. Klove house, with a picket fence and small front porch.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Two women and three children standing in yard of cube-shaped house with hipped roof with strangely placed windows. The woman on the right end of the porch...

Date: 1877 

Description: Map of northern Wisconsin showing the lands owned by Cornell University (shaded portions) in 1877. The map depicts the lakes, river systems, towns, and th...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Stereograph image of a Native American man and woman with a young child, members of the Ute Indian Tribe, standing in front of a grass structure.

Date: 1874-08-17 

Description: This manuscript drawing provides a side elevation, plan, and perspective view for a proposed lock on the Fox River.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: People in a field standing around a mower, with a farmstead and windmill in background, looking west. Halvor Nerison Hauge (1830-1906) purchased the farm...

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Woodpile in right foreground, with family near board fence. There is a man holding an accordion, and a frame house in background. Two children are standing...

Date: 1877 

Description: View of Spence's observation tower with a group of people standing on its upper balcony.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: A split rail fence borders a prosperous farm. The low building in the center is the kind of cattle shed settlers built as their first buildings. Circular...

Photograph

Reaping Scene

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: Three men take a break during harvesting. Their horse-drawn reaper raked the grain into rows as it cut. In the background are various farmstead buildings,...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Advertising poster for C.H. & L.J. McCormick featuring color illustration of men operating a horse-drawn Advance reaper, a Marsh-style harvester, and a mow...

Photograph

Hop Pickers

Date: 1879 

Description: Hop pickers, probably on the farm of Knudt Heimdal. Hop harvesters, mostly female, stand with hops, probably on the farm of Knudt Heimdal. Many of the har...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Two women playing croquet in yard with large Victorian brick house in background that has brackets, two round windows at top and bay window at bottom; latt...

Date: 1875-06 

Description: These manuscript drawings show the profile of the Neenah Dam, between Lake Winnebago and Little Lake Butte des Morts on the Fox River in Winnebago County,...

Photograph

Old Abe on a Cannon

Date: 1879 

Description: Stereograph portrait of Old Abe, the mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Civil War Volunteer Infantry at the capital building. Rear view of Old Abe perched on a sh...

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: An extended family of twenty-one people is gathered in the yard and on the porch of a large bracket style frame house that has carpenter's lace on its porc...

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