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Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Maria Mitchell, first woman astronomer in the United States at Vassar College.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Side view of a man on a McCormick grain binder. Two men stand in front of the horses, and in the background is a Presbyterian church. The church has elabor...
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Quarter-length portrait of Stephen Nicholas (1840-1901) of Chilton, Wisconsin. Stephen was a member of the Narragansett tribe. He served with Co. D, 1st...
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Augustus A. Bird. He was born in Reading, Windsor County, Vermont and emigrated to Wisconsin in 1836. He and his family w...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Men building a culvert on the Milwaukee, Lake Shore & Westerm railway. In the background both horses and oxen teams are being used.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: A family stands on the porch of small frame house with wing additions. A well is on the far left with farm buildings in the background.
Description: Waist-up oval portrait of J.H. Smalley. He was born in Hyde Park, Lamoil County, Vermont in 1816, and came to Wisconsin in 1835. He moved to Green Bay in 1...
Description: The first locomotive for the Pine River & Stevens Point ralroad, which was purchased in 1875, being hauled overland from Lone Rock to Richland Center while...
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: A depiction of the Tower of Phasealis on the day of Jesus' crucifixion.
Date: 1897 ca.
Description: Forest Middleton, dressed in a fur coat and a bonnet, holds the handle of a doll buggy. The buggy carries a dog dressed in a stocking cap and sweater, as w...
Date: 1873 ca.
Description: Men in wagons posed in front of a rural post office. They brandish guns, whiskey bottles and possibly a harmonica with humorous intent.
Description: Studio portrait of two young Ho-Chunk men posed in front of a painted backdrop. They are both wearing suits and ties. The unidentified man sitting on the l...
Description: Family (three men, three women), in yard with frame house, that has a wood bench and hanging plants on porch. There are vines along sides of front door and...
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: Studio portrait of the young Andreas Larsen Dahl taken in Christiania (now Oslo), Norway, before he immigrated to the United States in 1869. Dahl was born...
Description: Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railroad locomotive #280 at the Mineral Point depot. A group of people stand on the platform. The depot was built in 1857,...
Description: Man wearing "stove-pipe" hat, standing looking out over a lake.
Description: Studio portrait of Lenore Harrison Cawker holding a parrot on her hand.
Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Professor W.W. Daniels, University of Wisconsin geologist. Daniels worked as one of Increase Lapham's assistants during the Wis...
Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of Charles C. Parry (1823-1890), American Botanist. Parry is most famous for his botanical research in the southern Ro...
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Dr. Bushnell B. Cary.
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