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Date: 1886-05-04 

Description: Lumber yard with boxcars and factory buildings in the back. Made while factory was under protection of the State Militia during the first general labor str...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Elevated view of factory with lake and ships in the background. Trains, people, horses, and carriages, with a multitude of smokestacks in foreground. The f...

Photograph

Pfeifer's Drugstore

Date: 1888 

Description: Exterior view of Charles Pfeifer's Drugstore, founded in 1858. From left to right are Charles Pfeifer, Fred Pfeifer, Mrs. Adam Heeb, Fulda Pfeifer, Mrs. Ch...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: The harbor piers and the entrance to the Sturgeon Bay ship canal.

Photograph

Sidewalk with Snow

Date: 1876 before

Description: Stereograph. Winter scene of a residential area, looking down a snowy sidewalk near a retaining wall and a fence in Milwaukee, with a horse-drawn carriage...

Postcard

Railroad Depot

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Railroad depot with train approaching the station.

Date: 1873 

Description: View of an estate covered with various plants and trees. Two people stand on a sidewalk in front of the distant estate, looking towards it. Two horses dr...

Date: 1843 

Description: Exterior of two-story wood building. A horse is tied to the post at the right, and a cart stands in front of the building. A couple is walking on the boa...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View of crowd watching a parade. Elevated view taken from the Van Schaick studio; the same building housed the telephone exchange.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Everetta Bass, the photographer's daughter, standing next to a younger girl, identified as Verta, sitting in a baby carriage.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View of an arch erected for the celebration of Admiral George Dewey's naval victory at Manila Bay in the Philippines during the Spanish-American War. Throu...

Historical Object

Fargo Children at Play

Date: 1899 

Description: An album page decorated with a hand-painted stem of wild geranium flowers features four photographs of Stuart Fargo, age two years, and his sister Dorothy,...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Some men and a woman stand before the lower deck of a suspension bridge (train uses upper deck). In view are two booths (for tolls or customs or rail ticke...

Date: 1898-07-07 

Description: View across water of Sturgeon Bay. In the far distance are lighthouses, buildings, and barges along the shoreline.

Photograph

Quarry Workers

Date: 1878 

Description: Stereograph of a bearded man with vest and suit posing on a narrow gauge railroad at the granite works in Montello. Workmen are posing around him. Most of...

Date: 1885 

Description: Several men pose with the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway engine #87, built by Schenectady Locomotive Works. This image was taken near Cherry Street.

Photograph

View of Bascom Hall

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Bascom Hill and lower campus vicinity from the roof of the Wisconsin Historical Society, which was then under construction. A large group...

Date: 1889-11-02 before

Description: Engraved view of a government snagboat removing obstructions from the channel of a western river.

Postcard

Weeds Mill

Date: 1885 

Description: Photographic postcard of Weeds Mill. View of the mill with smokestacks and logs piled on the pond shoreline waiting for processing. A steam locomotive is v...

Photograph

Lone Rock

Date: 1897 

Description: A view of Lone Rock from below, with a canoe on the left-hand side of the image.

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