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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...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Twenty-one members of the Gullik K. Springen family, and one dog, in a farmyard with carriage, two-story stone house, wood barn and stone barn in the backg...

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.

Photograph

Downtown Ashland

Date: 1891 

Description: Elevated view looking west from the Knight Block. The Chequamegon Hotel and harbor are in the background.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Elevated view. The church in the left background is the Zion Lutheran Church. The white house behind the bandstand is Captain Leahy's home (father of Admir...

Photograph

Graduating Class

Date: 1894 

Description: Eight men and women of a graduating class sit outdoors holding their diplomas. They are seated on the steps of the photographer's home at 131 East Montello...

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: Family seated in yard around set table drinking coffee. Behind them is an upright and wing stone house with a frame addition and latticework and board fenc...

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: 1898-07-07 

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

Photograph

Baptist Church

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Front view of Baptist Church.

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: 1887 

Description: Stereograph. From the northeast (contrary to photographer's description.) A large tree stands in the center of the image along the drive, with the home be...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Boardwalk leading to St. Joseph's Catholic Church in La Pointe.

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...

Date: 1899 

Description: Outdoor portrait of Elizabeth Turvill Wood. She sitting in a chair in front of a window, with a coat draped over her shoulders and her hands clasped in her...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: A one room Greek Revival schoolhouse with bell tower. A boy is in front, wearing a broad-brimmed straw hat and climbing a tree.

Date: 1881 before

Description: Stereograph. Elevated view of rooftops on the west side, with St. Mary's Convent in the background.

Photograph

Guppey Guard

Date: 1877-06 

Description: The Guppey Guard, a Wisconsin state militia unit, in formation on a street in Portage.

Photograph

Viaduct

Date: 1889 

Description: Chicago & North Western Railway viaduct on the line along the Milwaukee River. The viaduct has two arched passages, and stones and rocks lining the path f...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Wisconsin Central Railroad passenger depot at Stuntz Avenue. A group of people stand on the platform and near the locomotive between t...

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