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Date: 1865-06-28 ca.
Description: The Great Fair held at Milwaukee for the benefit of the Wisconsin Soldiers Home. The 130x130 foot building was constructed especially for the ten-day fair....
Description: Stereoview of rescuers and onlookers standing among the wreckage in the wake of a cyclone. Bare trees, horses, houses, and a church steeple are in the back...
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: Family of eight seated in a semi-circle in yard with a stucco upright and wing house in the background.
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: The No. 1 Cotton Mill. Plank sidewalk in foreground.
Description: Detail of several senators. The Senate was less crowded than the Assembly because of its small numbers, allowing a better glimpse of the floral carpet and...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Cyanotype view of side of boathouse on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Exterior view of one of the first Pawling & Harnischfeger machine shops. The building was built in 1886 on the corner of South First Street and East Oregon...
Description: Exterior view of St. Norberts Society along with four clergy portraits.
Date: 1851 after
Description: A view of the chapel. Made of brick, the arched windows and flying buttresses lend the building a Gothic Revival look. All windows that are visible are sta...
Description: Interior view of the Eau Claire Public Library. Tables and bookshelves in the public library reading room.
Date: 1886 before
Description: Stereograph. Located on Oneida Street, the opera house is three stories tall, and located across the street from a pharmacy (the Rx sign is hanging above t...
Date: 1878 ca.
Description: Two women and a man posed in the garden path of an L-shaped Greek Revival frame house. The front and back doors are open, revealing a breezeway straight th...
Date: 1871 ca.
Description: Family of eight seated in a semi-circle in a yard with a stucco upright and wing house in the background.
Date: 1897 ca.
Description: Elevated view of the city of Madison, seen from atop Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
Description: Detail of the 1899 Senate photograph, showing details such as the president's chair (much more ornamented than the Assembly Speaker's chair) and desk with...
Description: A depiction of people viewing a panorama that consists of twelve continuous paintings.
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: Exterior of front entrance of Main Hall (now Bascom Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Building from across the river, with construction workers working nearby. Signs for the Boston Store and Diamond tires are on the roof, as well as lettered...
Description: Polish immigrant standing near a team of horses eating hay in Market Square. He is wearing work clothes. Large brick buildings are in the background.
Description: Bird's-eye view of Whitewater, with insets.
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