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Description: Fishermen fishing off of a long pier. Industrial buildings are across the water in the background.
Date: 1899 ca.
Description: Exterior of west facade of Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) from hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. There is a tree-lined drive on the rig...
Date: 1871 ca.
Description: Family in line, seated in yard, with two-story frame house that has an addition and small second story windows in background. There is a huge woodpile behi...
Description: Four men stand with a scythe, hoe and pitchfork in the yard of a farm house. By the porch of the house are three women. The wood frame house has a stone fo...
Description: Stereograph of woman, man and child outdoors on a farm with snow on the ground. The woman is wearing bloomers and is holding a bucket in the process of doi...
Date: 1878 ca.
Description: Seated are Mrs. Guri Gaarden Thompson (mother), one of the Thompson twins, John Thompson (rear), Thosten Thompson (son) and Mr. Thosten Thompson (father)....
Date: 1884 ca.
Description: 1. ? Rarnsdall 2. Florence Ketchem 3. Hattie Stephenson 4. ? Carver 5. Addie McConnell 6. Delia Lawerence 7. Madeline Slightam 8. Annie Kingston 9. Maud Va...
Description: A young Syl fishing with three other adults off a pier using cane poles.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Site of the Battle of Antietam. The bloody lane.
Description: Several wagon loads of lumber stand in the yard of a planing mill.
Date: 1873 ca.
Description: A Norwegian Sunday school picnic, perhaps held at Maple Bluff on Lake Mendota. The original stereograph is in the collection of the Norwegian-American Hist...
Description: Springfield Township, Dane County (Section 22) corner of Fischer Road and Highway 12, Wi. Abraham C. Martin, a farmer and dairyman with his family in fron...
Date: 1876-07 ca.
Description: A camping party rests at the top of a bluff at Devil's Lake State Park.
Description: View across road of the log buildings and farm home of August Krueger. Two women and three men stand near the fence along the road. One of the men holds a...
Date: 1877 ca.
Description: Stereograph of a very large number of judges standing crowded at the very small end of a pier in Devil's Lake. The occasion is the Grand Regatta held June...
Date: 1879 ca.
Description: Victorian mansion at 123 S. Madison Street, built in 1870 and owned in 1875 by Samuel Chamberlain. It's mansard roof and iron trim help make the house an...
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: John Parman's “Blacksmith, Wagon & Carriage” shop, with workmen and others posed with vehicles in front.
Date: 1887 ca.
Description: A group of visitors to Camp Douglas are gathered at the edge of an open field, perhaps observing military exercises. Several carry umbrellas.
Description: Picnic Point from University Drive.
Date: 1881 before
Description: Stereograph. Elevated view over Courthouse Square (now Cathedral Square) and Jackson Street towards the cathedral, which has a large clock tower.
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