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Description: Street parade rig, apparently to agitate against delays in construction of a railroad to connect Manitowoc to the west. In the background is a store owned...
Description: View down sidewalk of a group of men and women standing near a large brick building. Bicycles are leaning against the curb and the side of the building. Th...
Description: View up Langdon Street of the new Science Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Stereograph of five raftsmen working a jack on a sandbar.
Description: Stereograph of a man as he rigs a rope around a log on a lumber raft.
Date: 1864 ca.
Description: The locomotives "Christopher Adams" and "Liverpool", taken over and operated by the U.S. military during the Civil War.
Description: A man transports nitroglycerin in a boat which has a red danger flag at the bow (unseen against the dark background).
Description: Stereograph of a group of men on a lumber raft holding a log vertical while other men push another log around it, creating a make-shift drill.
Description: View of earthworks at the battlefield at Resacca. Dirt roads cross the field in the distance, leading to a farm and what appears to be a river. Plate 22
Date: 1858 ca.
Description: Friedrich Flersheim immigrated from Mecklenburg to Illinois in the early 1850s, and after farming for a time built this distillery on the Black River in Wi...
Description: The first locomotive for the Pine River & Stevens Point ralroad, which was purchased in 1875, being hauled overland from Lone Rock to Richland Center while...
Description: A man ties a rope around a log on a lumber raft.
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Handwritten note on back identifies this elevated view as the west side of Broadway from National Bank, looking south. The Fox River is in the background o...
Date: 1876 before
Description: Stereograph. Elevated view looking roughly south, the foreground overlooks a residential neighborhood. On the far shoreline, smoke clouds spew out from lar...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Stereoview of John Lawler's pile-pontoon railway bridge over the Mississippi River.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Men and women ascend a staircase toward a shoe store as horses and carriages travel along the street below. The sign on the store reads, "Victor LaFrance R...
Description: Engraving of the dedication ceremony for the Soldiers' National Cemetery, November 19,1863, that appeared in "Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper." It was...
Description: Exterior of Walter Allen School, with a woman in a carriage parked in front. The Walter Allen School was an elementary school located at 1657 South Third S...
Description: Stereograph of photographer Henry Hamilton Bennett pulling an oar on a Wisconsin raft.
Description: Overview winter scene with a large group of people skating on the frozen Manitowoc River between the 8th and 10th Street bridges. A dog trots across the ic...
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