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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...

Date: 1898 

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...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Side view of Benjamin Walker Castle, 1862-1893 in the 900 block of East Gorham Street, and its surrounding area.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Group of tourists and crew members on the bow deck of the DELL QUEEN, an excursion boat that operated on the Wisconsin River at Wisconsin Dells.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: A family is seated around a table in their yard, with two of the women dressed in white. Behind them is a substantial two-story bracket style frame house w...

Date: 1897-07 

Description: Promotional card depicting the prosperous farming in northern Wisconsin.

Caption: "Here is shown a mixed crop of peas and rye, the clover in the for...

Date: 1862-06 ca.

Description: The 7th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry Regiment camp outside of Fredericksburg on the east side of the Rappahannock. Fredericksburg and a pontoon bridge lea...

Photograph

Flood Damage

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: View of flood damage, showing wrecked buildings along the Wisconsin River waterfront.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Pavilion with posed group of picnickers on one of the Apostle Islands.

Photograph

City of Madison

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the city of Madison, seen from atop Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Photograph

Buena Vista House

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: View from road of the Buena Vista House. There is a utility pole in front with many wires attached. This Greek revival inn was erected in 1843 by Samuel R....

Photograph

Man and Child

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A man, child and dog pose between two long sheds. Underneath the sheds are rows of wooden boxes.

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: View of Alma from the Mississippi River, with wing dam on right.

Date: 1875 

Description: Exterior of the front and east side of the Bennett Studio when it was new, showing the skylight and the revolving print house. There is a large windmill be...

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: View of a main street looking towards The Fulton Meat Market, P. Carrington Harness shop, a livery stable, feed store, restaurant and bakery.

Date: 1883 

Description: Horse pulling a wagon in front of the telephone building. There are many telephone poles and wires along the street.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Soldiers' Orphans Home, formerly Harvey Hospital. The octagon house was originally built for Governor Leonard J. Farwell and designed by Aug...

Photograph

Old Home Building

Date: 1892 

Description: Exterior of Hillside Home School, an early progressive school operated by Ellen and Jane Lloyd Jones, aunts of Frank Lloyd Wright.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Several people posed among farm implements in front of the machinery and insurance business of Gustav Reinhardt and Charles Pelunek (a.k.a. "Bohemian Charl...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Group portrait of workers, a young boy and a dog outside the Schmidt and Glade Brewery posing with tools and barrels.

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