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Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Interior of the Rock Prairie Lutheran Church in Luther Valley. Note the model of the sailing ship hanging from the ceiling of the nave, a traditional pract...

Photograph

Women on Horses

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Family in yard with two women on horses, one man with rifle and one man with hoe. Stone house behind with frame building in background and windmill at side...

Date: 1885 

Description: Illustration of people standing in front of the popular tourist resort Tonyawatha House from a book of two-tone lithograph views of Madison.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Bucolic scene in Wisconsin illustrates agricultural prosperity after the depression.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Students and adults of the State School for the Blind pose for a group portrait in front of the building.

Date: 1885 

Description: Illustration of the exterior of the tourist resort Tonyawatha House from across the lake. There is a man in a row boat on the water.

Photograph

Bascom Hill

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: View up Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) is at the top of the hill.

Photograph

The Wade House

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: The oldest known image of the Wade House (taken from Ambrotype) with the Sheboygan/Fond du Lac Plank Road in the foreground.

Photograph

Hampton Institute

Date: 1872 after

Description: A view of the female residence at Hampton Institute with the right and front elevations visible. The left side of the front porch contains potted plants a...

Date: 1899-11-30 

Description: Exterior view of the William Wills homestead. The family, including a dog, stands around the front porch. One young girl is standing inside the house looki...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Architectural drawing of the north elevation of the Chicago residence of Cyrus Hall McCormick and his family. The drawing was produced by the architectural...

Photograph

Fenced Garden

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Elevated view of man posing in a fenced garden outside a house and storage buildings.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A man steers a horse and carriage down a winding country road near Clarendon Pond. Village dwellings are visible across the pond.

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: The third Wisconsin State Capitol (the second in Madison), from Governor Farwell's Octagon House, probably early in 1862. Also visible in the downtown are...

Date: 1899-03-15 

Description: Detail of the Assembly Chamber photograph focusing on the journalists seated near the front of the room. During the 19th century, coverage of Capitol news...

Photograph

St. Mary Academy

Date: 1864 after

Description: A view of a gazebo, porch, and benches on the campus of St. Mary Academy. The lawn overlooks the Iowa Bluffs near the Mississippi River.

Date: 1874 after

Description: Stereograph of elevated view looking northwest from Exposition Building. There is a church on a street corner on the left, and the Best Brewing Company in...

Photograph

The C.A. Coon House

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: An exterior view of a home on S. Henry Street owned by C.A. Coon, an employee in the Department of "R.R. Conservation." The Victorian home has several deco...

Date: 1899-12-03 

Description: View of an old log house on William Wills Farm, residence of Leudwig Goetsch and bought by William Goetsch in 1846.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: A depiction of Jerusalem on the day of Jesus' crucifixion. In the foreground is a crowd of people, animals, and tents. There is also a group of solders wi...

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