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Date: 1893 

Description: Stereoview over rooftops of the Ferris wheel at the Chicago World's Fair.

Date: 1893 

Description: Stereoview through a Ferris wheel at the Chicago World's Fair. The sensation of the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago was the Ferris wheel, the...

Date: 1896-05 

Description: The office of Historical Society Librarian Isaac Bradley in the South Wing of the third Wisconsin State Capitol. Bradley, who joined the Society staff in 1...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: The kitchen in the Northern Hospital for the Insane. Institutional cooking equipment and various supplies are visible.

Date: 1893 

Description: Stereoview of elevated view of the midway of the Chicago World's Fair from the Ferris wheel.

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Promotional card created to advertize land in northern Wisconsin.

Caption: STREET SCENE IN MEDFORD, TAYLOR COUNTY, WISCONSIN. - This view of one of...

Date: 1896-05 

Description: Minnie Oakley and Florence Baker Hayes (reaching for a book), two Historical Society librarians, during the period when the Society was housed in the South...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with three die cut pieces. The middle piece is a sleigh pulled by one horse. There are three children in the sleigh; one boy isdriving...

Photograph

Man Papering Barn

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: A man papers a barn with posters for the "Black River Falls Fair, September 7, 8, 9 & 10."

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: A couple sits in a horse-drawn wagon. In the background are a girl and another couple on the porch of a commercial frame structure, probably a store.

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Stereoview of Henry Hamilton Bennett working on a camera in a private car. This is the private car the Wisconsin Central Railroad provided for Bennett and...

Poster

Fire Company

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: A lithographic portrait by Louis Kurz (1833-1921) of Madison Fire Engine Company #2 posed with a hand pumper and hose cart in front of the design of the ne...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Ada, the photographer's wife, and son, Cary, seated in front of an unidentified woman and a young girl. The woman and girl are both looking at 'Dick,' the...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Reuben Gold Thwaites, secretary of the State Historical Society, at his desk in the South Wing of the third Wisconsin State Capitol. Thwaites succeeded Lym...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of Ho-Chunk couple, Annie Waukon (HumpMeNuKah) and Luke (Duke) Snowball (NySaGaShiskKah). Annie Waukon, left, is wearing a traditional blou...

Date: 1898-07-04 ca.

Description: Three Schildhauer women, Mrs. Henry, Annie and Clara, stand in a wooded area. All three women wear elaborate hats, and Mrs. Henry holds an open umbrella.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Portrait of Louis de Vierville Dousman, only son of Nina and Louis Dousman. Born February 17, 1882; died August 11, 1955.

Photograph

Ashland County Jail

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of the Ashland jail, reading "Ashland County Jail, Ashland, Wis. Conover & Porter, Architects."

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: A room with a pump organ, stove, rocking chair, tier table, two paintings and a low hanging light fixture. A "Home, Sweet, Home" sign hangs above the entra...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph; front of music hall along the road, with a horse and carriage team in front of the entrance. Buildings can also be seen in the left backgroun...

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