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Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View down Main Street, looking south from Third Street. Pedestrians gather near parked streetcars, horse-drawn carriages, and storefronts. Signs read, "P...

Date: 1881 

Description: Watercolor painting of farm and farmhouse, residence of Mr. Daniel Lewis.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Men with guns and dogs and wagons in front of a rural post office. Some men have assumed exaggerated poses, probably for humorous effect.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Jefferson Davis walks a tightrope over a waterfall heading toward the side of a cliff on which is the Capitol building, a soldier, and the Union flag. Behi...

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...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: A wooden fence with widely spaced pickets is in the foreground. Behind it is a family in the yard of a frame house that has vines covering its windows, nic...

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: John S. Fuller took this image of the third Wisconsin State Capitol (the second in Madison), from Governor Farwell's Octagon House, probably early in 1862....

Photograph

The Park Hotel

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: An exterior view of the Park Hotel, at the corner of Main and Carroll Streets. Children and adults are standing on the street corner on the left. A large g...

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: A group of men pose in the yard of the Tonyawatha Spring Hotel with paddles and carpentry tools. The hotel is a frame bracket style structure that has latt...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the Axtell House building, with a storefront next to it advertising "Clothing Hats Caps Sailors Outfits". A bridge is on the left and a man...

Date: 1899 before

Description: View of a marching band parading beneath an decorated arch on Main Street. Onlookers line both sides of the street. American flags fly over the road and fr...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Family in front of picket fence, with L-shaped frame house with porch and high stone foundation.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: The MIlwaukee & St. Paul Railroad elevator at the Milwaukee harbor, with a sailing ship anchored nearby.

Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: A group of men working in the debris left in the wake of a tornado. A large column is leaning against part of a wall or foundation.

Date: 1876 

Description: A Withington wire binder sits on display inside a building at the Centennial Exposition, the first official World's Fair in the United States.

Date: 1898 

Description: Flags and posters are displayed over King Street for the fifty year celebration. One banner reads: "1848 Wisconsin 1898." Pedestrians are on the streets an...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the Townsend House boathouse across a lake.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Family and baby carriage next to wooden tower windmill with house behind them. A.L. Dahl, landscape photographer, wagon, left.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Family in front of picket fence and wood walkway which encloses an upright and wing frame house with elaborate carpenter's lace and latticework on the porc...

Date: 1896 

Description: A group photograph including Violet Lee Dousman (back row, 4th from left) and her fellow travelers on a trip to Egypt.

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