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Photograph

Boys with Dog

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Two small children in a rural setting with a dog harnessed to a wagon.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: James Dorman Davidson (1810-1882) sits in profile in a plush chair for a studio portrait in front of a backdrop. He is wearing a wide hat, suit jacket, bow...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Group portrait of five men in front of a painted backdrop. Two men are sitting; all the men are wearing hats.

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Portrait of Nettie Fowler McCormick as a young woman, wearing a lace collar.

Date: 1895-07-04 

Description: Fred Thwaites, Harry Turville, and Helen Turville celebrate the Fourth of July with American flags outdoors. There is a barn in the background.

Date: 1859 

Description: Typed text on back of photograph: "River Falls Rifle company, River Falls, Wis. Organized 1859, later fought with 12th Wisconsin Volunteer Regiment in Civi...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of William Tennant in front of a painted backdrop. He was a newspaper and magazine agent in Black River Falls, Wisconsin, who lost both his...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Three men, identified from left to right as Mr. Schildhauer, Mr. Parker, and Mr. Potter, at the Internal Revenue Office. The men are gathered around a larg...

Date: 1890-12-18 

Description: Elevated view looking down at homestead applicants waiting in line for 2-3 days in winter cold before a window in the Marathon County Court House, Dec. 18-...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of five men standing on a log and a plank of wood while another man chops at the log with an axe.

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Small town business district with a group of men and women posed on the board sidewalk on the right. Another group of men and boys are on and around a trac...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Studio full-length portrait of a Ho-Chunk man with short hair posing sitting in front of a painted backdrop. Identified as John Johnson. John was a private...

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: Front page of 4-page advertisement with an illustration featuring a man using a team of horses to pull a grain drill in a field.

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Quarter plate ferrotype/tintype portrait of Robert M. La Follette, Sr., at age 9 when he was attending the district school at Argyle, Wisconsin. Standing f...

Date: 1890-06-18 ca.

Description: Group portrait outdoors of the reunion of Company F, 16th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, held at the farm of George W. Dibble in Rock County. Back row, left...

Painting

Seifert Painting

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view of farm.

Photograph

The Carlisle House

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: The Carlisle House on Brodhead Street. The building is surrounded by the Commercial Hotel, a billiard parlor, and J. Orbrecht's Variety Store.

Date: 1844 

Description: Indians on foot and horseback hunting buffaloes (Plate 7). "The buffalo is a harmless and timid animal until severely wounded, or closely pursued, when it...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Ada Bass sits in a chair with her hair down, looking at a note, or possibly a photograph. An unidentified woman observes from the next room; decorative cor...

Photograph

Perry H. Smith

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Oval quarter-length portrait of Perry H. Smith.

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