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Date: 1877 ca.
Description: Stereograph of Rev. A. Jacobson, family and visitors, Perry, Wis." from Dahl's 1877 "Catalogue of Stereoscopic Views." Jacobson (1836-1910) immigrated to t...
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: A family of thirteen is grouped around a table upon which are many books. A fern leaf is displayed spread out on the white dress of a young woman at the ri...
Description: Several wagon loads of lumber stand in the yard of a planing mill.
Date: 1899 ca.
Description: A farmer operates a McCormick grain binder pulled by two horses in a field. A young child wearing a wide-brimmed hat is watching, and a horse-drawn buggy c...
Description: Greek Revival house with upright and wing configuration in rural setting.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Group portrait of workers, a young boy and a dog outside the Schmidt and Glade Brewery posing with tools and barrels.
Description: The third Wisconsin State Capitol as seen from unpaved West Washington Avenue, with the West Wing to the left and the South Wing to the right. The church s...
Description: Two men sit in a horse-drawn wagon mired in the mud on a dirt road. Several houses are in the background, with two women standing on a porch on the left, i...
Date: 1856 ca.
Description: Exterior view of a Baptist church.
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: Halle Steensland and his wife Sophia pose with their five children at the family home, later located at 733 Lakewood Boulevard, Village of Maple Bluff. The...
Date: 1869 ca.
Description: Knut Knudesen family in yard of large brick house with shuttered windows, stone foundation and trellis at porch.
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Exterior of Washburn Observatory at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, showing telephone wires.
Description: View down the main street.
Description: The front (top) and back (bottom) of a promotional card advertising land in northern Wisconsin. The image on the front of the card shows a man holding up a...
Date: 1872 ca.
Description: Wind powered stone grist mill. Two men stand on a wood balcony near the open doorway of the windmill.
Description: View of a two-story brick house set close to the street, possibly located in Decorah, Iowa. People stand in front of the house and behind a picket fence.
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: Elevated view from the top of the Pabst Building down East Wisconsin Avenue all the way to Milwaukee Bay and out to the horizon of Lake Michigan. One of th...
Date: 1899-06-12 after
Description: Elevated view over water, perhaps Hatfield Lake, of damage to houses and property caused by a tornado. Groups of people are scattered throughout the town.
Date: 1866 before
Description: Stereograph. This building, which was destroyed by fire in 1866, was located in the commercial district known as Market Square. The Square was actually a t...
Description: View, through a cornfield, of people, a store, a sawmill and wagons. Moscow was platted in 1850 by an Englishman, Chauncy Smith, who dammed the Bluemound...
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