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Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Group of barn raising participants posed in front of the structure in progress.
Date: 1874 ca.
Description: A large group of children are seated at a long table loaded with desserts. The boys sit on the left and girls on the right. Many are clutching what appear...
Description: Catalog featuring calendar pages. October features a man using a hoe in a field. November features a drawing of the Buckeye Twine Mills.
Description: Group portrait of the graduating class. The four men and four women are seated in the front yard of the photographer holding their diplomas.
Description: Portrait of Mary Ann Dudley, as an old lady, seated in a garden, Sullivan.
Description: A man transports nitroglycerin in a boat which has a red danger flag at the bow (unseen against the dark background).
Date: 1888 ca.
Description: View of Picnic Point on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. The peninsula juts into Lake Mendota. The far shoreline can be seen in the distance.
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Winter scene with men along railroad tracks in snow and a train engine behind the men. "The Grand and Majestic Snowbanks on the Madison and Portage Railroa...
Description: A garden lush with tall pie plants (rhubarb) belonging to Mrs. H.H. Wooledge. One stalk is leaning against a wooden chair, and the leaf of the plant reachi...
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: A man driving a horse-drawn wagon filled with barrels is parked in front of the International Harvester building on S. Blount Street near Williamson Street...
Description: A twenty-acre field of barley on the farm of Chas Parey, with two men standing waist-high in the barley. A hardwood forest lines the edge of the field.
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Exterior view of a mill owned by George Mills Hull. Three men stand in the foreground, and three more stand near the entrance to the mill.
Date: 1879 after
Description: The facade of the McCormick family residence at 675 Rush Street, which takes up an entire block between Erie and Huron Streets. Cyrus Hall McCormick, Sr. h...
Description: Elevated view from the top of Main Hall (later Bascom Hall) of Picnic Point on Lake Mendota from the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
Description: A hardwood forest ten miles southwest of Florence, containing hard maple, birch, elm, oak, hemlock, and other types of timber. Two men are leaning against...
Description: Elevated view of the ruins of the railroad roundhouse, with the city in the background. Men are posing on the train cars and engines.
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: Courthouse built in 1836, then torn down in 1871 to make way for a new structure. Tall central building with two wings coming off the sides. Path in fron...
Description: Winter scene with train crew shoveling snow off tracks of Madison-Portage Railroad. Stereo. "The Grand and Majestic Snowbanks on the Madison and Portage R...
Description: The Fred Judas family poses with their second crop of red clover, three miles south of Medford. With their rakes and mower, they are converting the red clo...
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