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Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Stereograph of a group of men standing knee deep in water using handspikes probably in an attempt to dislodge a lumber raft from a sandbar or from the shor...
Description: Painters working on the cornice of one of the four octagonal towers of the Wisconsin State Capitol. Also visible is the Italianate ornamentation of the iro...
Description: Full-length illustration of Henry Dodge in frontiersman attire. He is holding a hat, a gun, and has a sword on his belt.
Description: Local actors portray a Japanese wedding. The photographer's wife, Ada Bass, had a leading role in the production.
Description: In the cornfield of Jas. E. Seed, a number of large, yellow "Yankee" pumpkins ripen on vines. A man is crouched in the field, holding a pumpkin in his arms...
Description: Portrait of Miletus Knight taken from a composite photograph of officers, clerks and employees of the Wisconsin Assembly.
Date: 1878 ca.
Description: Boys outside tent that has sign, "Boys of the Hawthorne" above its door. This picture is identified as the Chicago Traveling Club's trip #8.
Description: Several men pose on the deck of a junk boat called "Ivory Wood No. 3" on the Indian Kentucky River.
Date: 1877 ca.
Description: Composite photograph of the members of the Concordia Singing Society of Alma, Wis. The decorative matte includes musical elements and the names of several...
Date: 1874 ca.
Description: The E. Thorsen farm in Springdale.
Description: Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul engine #689 on the turn table, surrounded by railroad employees. The pump house is in the background.
Description: Original pen and ink drawing of an illustration for a McCormick Company advertising catalog. Includes illustrations of McCormick's "first" reaper and McCor...
Description: A tent of the Chicago Traveling Club with a sign on it saying "Always Hungry," and men with walking sticks, straw hats and a flute lounging on the ground i...
Description: A small crowd of men and boys in hats on the shoreline seeing the Thwaites family off at the Indian Kentucky River.
Date: 1896 ca.
Description: Group of men posing in front of and on the scaffolding surrounding the Montello School House. The building was completed in 1896.
Date: 1861 ca.
Description: Three-quarter length carte-de-visite portrait of Captain William A. Hawley standing near a column.
Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for the Minneapolis Harvester Works, manufacturers of twine binders and other agricultural implements, featuring a chromol...
Description: Illustration depicting a battle. In the foreground injured soldiers are gathered on and around the porch and yard of a house. In the background are columns...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Sidewheel rafter, Annie Girdon. The crew is on deck and a raft of logs is in the foreground. Sign on wheel reads Annie Girdon, lightning pack...
Description: A plot of land in front of a row of houses features cabbage in the foreground, ripe, four-foot tall Havana seed leaf tobacco plants in the center, and swee...
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