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Date: 1860 after

Description: A freed slave with a hoe in his left hand and his right hand on his hip. Caption at the top reads, "Massa can't have dis chile, dat's what's de matter". Ca...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A grinning African American man wears a tattered version of Uncle Sam's costume as he dances and sings. The caption below reads, "I'm glad I'm not in Dix...

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Family in yard around table with coffee cups and plants. The frame house in the background has a sewing machine on the porch, wood trim at top of front and...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A circus traveling on the road has three cages, the first and second are flying the Confederate flag. A stone at the side of the road says "TO BOSTON". "T...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the Dalles and the Saint Croix River with man in the foreground.

Photograph

Men Pulling Carts

Date: 1897 after

Description: Men pushing and pulling two carts, one with a barrel, around a street corner.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Family seated around table in yard with baby on grass and brick house with porch trim and shutters in background. This house is said to resemble the J. Hil...

Date: 1899 

Description: Portrait of Mrs. William Krueger, seated with a potted geranium plant placed on a table behind her. A blanket is hung behind as a backdrop.

Photograph

Nels Dahl Family

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: The Nels Dahl family posed in front of their home on Main Street in DeForest. From left to right they are Emma, Ingeborg Ronjum Dahl, Ida, Bertha, Tina, Le...

Date: 1897 after

Description: A group of men carrying lunch boxes are walking away from a steam engine train, which is near another train and power lines.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Three men and a dog are standing on thick chunks of ice looking over logs on an icy river.

Date: 1897 

Description: Portrait of Jessie Turvill Thwaites, wife of the Wisconsin Historical Society Director Ruben Gold Thwaites. She is sitting sideways in a chair, and is hold...

Date: 1835 

Description: Portrait of O-hay-wa-nim-ce-kee (Yellow Thunder) a Chippeway (Ojibwa) chief painted by J.O. Lewis at the Treaty of Fond du Lac (1826).

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: The Edwin and Angeline Coe Hillyer family is grouped at the corner of a large Greek Revival house with ornamental railing work on its porch roof. A man is...

Date: 1865 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Dr. John Maynard Woodworth (1837-1879), American physician and naturalist. In 1871, Woodworth became the first Surgeo...

Photograph

D.W. Bronson Family

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: A family, perhaps that of D.W. Bronson, is posed by the picket fence in their yard. Two of the women hold small books. A tree stump in the foreground serve...

Photograph

Thompson House

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: The William Thompson family on the porch roof of their substantial brick bracket style house with shutters and with latticework at its foundation. A girl o...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A woman drives a horse-drawn carriage over a rustic, wooden bridge.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Couple on front porch, man in hat, woman in bonnet, with chair on porch and grain of door noticeable; box underneath porch; brick foundation behind porch s...

Photograph

John Muir

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Head and shoulders oval ortrait of John Muir (1838-1914), taken about 1875.

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