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Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Sidewheel rafter, Annie Girdon. The crew is on deck and a raft of logs is in the foreground. Sign on wheel reads Annie Girdon, lightning pack...
Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr., with his fist in the air, speaking from the back of a wagon. It was in part due to his vigorous speaking style that La Follette...
Date: 1899 ca.
Description: A group of men uses a McCormick wire grain binder led by two horses to harvest a field crop. A horse-drawn carriage is in the background. The original capt...
Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. From left to right: Ladies Hall, South Dormitory, Bascom Hall, and North Dormitory. Trees are on the hill, and a f...
Description: A raft of lumber which has been floated down the Wisconsin River to be broken up and sold. Two men stand on the raft, each near lumber stacked on a cart, o...
Date: 1891 ca.
Description: View across water towards the steamboat "Satirio," owned by Henry Ainsworth. There is an American flag flying from the prow, and a banner hanging off the e...
Description: Members of the University of Wisconsin Glee, Banjo and Mandolin Club posing at the rear of a train during the Spring Tour of 1896. Railroad employees and o...
Description: Men posed in front of a livery barn and horse sales stable.
Description: Firefighters stand with steam fire engine in front of fire station at National Soldiers Home.
Description: Position of H.M.S. Terror on the 22nd of February, 1837. The sailing ship was immobilized in the sea ice near Southampton Island, at the entrance to...
Description: View of the horse barn. A man is driving a horse and buggy at the College of Agriculture on the University of Wisconsin campus. Two horses on standing on t...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Buildings and grounds of the Leinenkugel Brewery. There are beer wagons in the yard, chickens along a wooden walkway, and men on a horse-drawn wagon near a...
Description: Several wagon loads of lumber stand in the yard of a planing mill.
Date: 1835 ca.
Description: An illustration of three men sitting at a table in a saloon on a steamboat.
Description: A drawing of the Peck Cabin, after the painting by Mrs. E.E. Bailey. Caption at bottom reads: "First House in Madison. 1837."
Description: Portrait of Frank Lenz on his safety bicycle which he rode on a round-the-world tour. He is posed on a country road lined with fences and telegraph or tele...
Description: Two men stand in the five-foot tall pea field of Joseph Seipold three miles northeast of Antigo. Another man stands atop a horse-drawn wagon loaded with ha...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: A mill on the Yahara River at the outlet of Lake Mendota. The mill was built in 1850 by Governor Farwell.
Description: African American boatmen run a rapids in a small river boat.
Description: Outdoor group portrait of ten men standing behind a team of two horses in the snow. Standing directly behind the horses in front of the sled loaded with lo...
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