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Date: 1872 ca.

Description: An extended family of fifteen stands in front of a wood frame house. On the left a man holds a black horse and to the right of the doorway a woman sits at...

Date: 1886 

Description: Outdoor group portrait of the Gogebic Range iron miners.

Date: 1875 

Description: The International Order of the Odd Fellows (I.O.O.F.) serve their fellow man by following the tenets of Friendship, Love, and Truth. A secret society for t...

Date: 1897 

Description: Drawing depicting the Milwaukee Bank Riot of June 24, 1861. A large crowd is gathered outside the State Bank and Mitchell's Bank. A fire burns in the stree...

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Gustav Willms (c. 1854-1917) of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, seated outdoors holding twin daughters Marge and Emma (b. December 27, 1893), who are wearing dresses...

Photograph

Kayes Park House

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the large hotel at Kayes Park on the south shore of Geneva Lake. There are two girls in the foreground with well-dressed women in the formal...

Photograph

Carpenters at Work

Date: 1874 

Description: Photographic reproduction of a lithograph showing carpenters erecting houses.

Date: 1886-05-14 

Description: Printed announcement of the opening of the Madison Fire Department. At the top, in a circular frame, is a fire fighter driving a horse-drawn fire engine. B...

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Jean Louis Rodolphe Agassiz (1807-1873), Swiss-born American zoologist, geologist and glaciologist. Founded the Museum of Compa...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Helen Gilbert Van Vechten. In 1897 Helen co-founded the Philosopher Press in Wausau, and became an expert in all matters rel...

Photograph

Flint Corn

Date: 1895-09-05 

Description: A man is driving a McCormick harvester with a team of horses, cutting and binding a crop of flint ("Indian") corn, on the farm of S.D.D. Newton, five miles...

Photograph

Group on Steamer

Date: 1899-07-16 

Description: A group of children and adults sitting outdoors on the steamer "Sheboygan." Three women and four children, one in a stroller, are gathered near the railing...

Photograph

Junk Boat

Date: 1894-05-27 

Description: Several men pose on the deck of a junk boat called "Ivory Wood No. 3" on the Indian Kentucky River.

Photograph

Pfeifer's Drugstore

Date: 1888 

Description: Exterior view of Charles Pfeifer's Drugstore, founded in 1858. From left to right are Charles Pfeifer, Fred Pfeifer, Mrs. Adam Heeb, Fulda Pfeifer, Mrs. Ch...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Cigar workers on the sidewalk in front of the Willms home, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. They are young men and older boys, some in aprons. Anna Willms (b. 1881)...

Date: 1898 

Description: Inside of foldout card, featuring four color scenes. The top is for steel plows, corn cultivators, disk harrows and spring tooth cultivators with an illust...

Date: 1898-07-04 ca.

Description: A man sits and a woman rests against a tree near a rustic bridge. Several bicycles are parked nearby as well.

Date: 1872 

Description: Portrait of Frederick Horn (1815-1893), a Democrat. He was a lawyer and editor of the Cedarburg Weekly News. His years of public service began in 1842 and...

Date: 1881 ca.

Description: Cabinet card portrait of Edward Holden seated with his legs crossed.

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the J. Green & Co. store, a frame building with a false front and a third story fan window. Men with farm implements stand nearby with hor...

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