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Date: 1889 

Description: Stereograph of a posed scene showing a woman milking a cow as two other women stand waiting at an open barn door. On the left a man at a hand pump is behin...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite of architect Frank Lloyd Wright as a young boy.

Photograph

Grain Stacks

Date: 1895-09-09 

Description: View across field of two men leaning against an enormous stack of grain on the farm of August Schmidt. There are many more stacks of grain leading into the...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Group portrait of an extended family of nine men, five women and sixteen children.

Date: 1895-08-01 

Description: A group of farm workers, four men and four children, pose on the farm of H.D. Dutcher. The men are stacking a large pile of timothy hay, using a ladder to...

Date: 1889 

Description: Color lithograph cover illustration on the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Shows a Persian horseman on the side of a cliff looking down upon...

Photograph

Old Mill Site

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A tall smokestack stands beside the Yahara River where it flows out of Lake Mendota. Remnants of the foundation and supports of Farwell's Madison Mills are...

Photograph

Jessie Jack Hooper

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Jessie Jack Hooper.

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Ada Bass leaning against a fence, next to Everetta Bass as a young girl, along a dirt road. Another unidentified woman is also leaning against a fence.

Date: 1899 

Description: A decorated Christmas tree surrounded by toys, including a wagon, drum, and wheelbarrow. A painting is displayed on a stand nearby, and a painted umbrella...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Family by wood fence with one child sitting on top of gate; wood house with upper window shutter closed and shutter trim around doorway; trellis by porch....

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Extended family of fourteen posed in their best clothes outside a home. Older woman seated in rocking chair, with men, women, girls, boy and baby.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a man operating a horse-drawn mower on the grounds of an estate. A pond with lily pads and a gazebo are in the foreground, and a house is...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a fisherman with his lure, spear, and catch.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of William H. Canfield (1819-1913), a Wisconsin civil engineer and surveyor who is best known for his studies of Sauk County's nat...

Date: 1883 

Description: Cabinet card of John (1836-1904) and Ethelinda (1856-1947) Johnston sitting on a decorative wall in front of a painted backdrop of trees. John, a successf...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: String band consisting of seven inmates at Waupun State Prison. Three seated men hold guitars, three others hold violins and one standing man holds a cello...

Date: 1865 

Description: A woodprint of women with frightened child entitled "The First Dip Into Salt Water."

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Log cabin on trailer pulled by two horses used in the presidential campaign in Wisconsin to promote the candidacy of Benjamin Harrison.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereographic view of a man on Main Street, created by Van Schaick or his colleague, Thomas T. McAdam.

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