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Boys with Dog

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Two small children in a rural setting with a dog harnessed to a wagon.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: James Dorman Davidson (1810-1882) sits in profile in a plush chair for a studio portrait in front of a backdrop. He is wearing a wide hat, suit jacket, bow...

Photograph

View of Rockford

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: View down Rock River towards a covered bridge near another bridge, with factories and the city in the background.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Group portrait of five men in front of a painted backdrop. Two men are sitting; all the men are wearing hats.

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Portrait of Nettie Fowler McCormick as a young woman, wearing a lace collar.

Date: 1895-07-04 

Description: Fred Thwaites, Harry Turville, and Helen Turville celebrate the Fourth of July with American flags outdoors. There is a barn in the background.

Date: 1859 

Description: Typed text on back of photograph: "River Falls Rifle company, River Falls, Wis. Organized 1859, later fought with 12th Wisconsin Volunteer Regiment in Civi...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of William Tennant in front of a painted backdrop. He was a newspaper and magazine agent in Black River Falls, Wisconsin, who lost both his...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Three men, identified from left to right as Mr. Schildhauer, Mr. Parker, and Mr. Potter, at the Internal Revenue Office. The men are gathered around a larg...

Date: 1895 

Description: Page showing the month of April from the Hillside Home School calendar. Included are two small cyanotype photographs, one of a house and the other of a fie...

Photograph

Sawmill

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Stereograph image of a sawmill.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: View, from a distance, of Fulton Street in Edgerton. A church is in the distance.

Photograph

Family Farm House

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: Harold and Gunhild Mickelson with five of their daughters (Bertha Mickelson Bragger and her husband stand on the right), in Section 23 of the Town of Blue...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: It was in this shop that Christopher Sholes, inventor of the typewriter, did much of his work on various inventions. This photograph may be as early as th...

Date: 1890-12-18 

Description: Elevated view looking down at homestead applicants waiting in line for 2-3 days in winter cold before a window in the Marathon County Court House, Dec. 18-...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of five men standing on a log and a plank of wood while another man chops at the log with an axe.

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Small town business district with a group of men and women posed on the board sidewalk on the right. Another group of men and boys are on and around a trac...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Elevated view of parade, looking down a broad street. It has been suggested but not verified that this view is in Superior, Wis.

Date: 1848 ca.

Description: Photographic reprint of a daguerreotype of Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884). McCormick was a Chicago industrialist and inventor in 1831 of the first commer...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Studio full-length portrait of a Ho-Chunk man with short hair posing sitting in front of a painted backdrop. Identified as John Johnson. John was a private...

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