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Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Exterior view of one of the first Pawling & Harnischfeger machine shops. The building was built in 1886 on the corner of South First Street and East Oregon...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Two stone cutters (probably Italian) working on decorative details over the east entrance during the construction of the State Historical Society of Wiscon...

Date: 1880 

Description: Charcoal portrait of George Baxter Burrows. A Wisconsin State Senator (1878-1882) and real estate broker, he willed his twelve-acre Lake Mendota frontage e...

Photograph

Alma, Wisconsin

Date: 1883 ca.

Description: Man waving his hat in foreground with Alma, Wisconsin, visible in background across the Mississippi River.

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Men and women ascend a staircase toward a shoe store as horses and carriages travel along the street below. The sign on the store reads, "Victor LaFrance R...

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: 1865 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of William Sanderson McCormick (1815-1865).

Photograph

Beef Slough

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Man with a pole stands at the Beef Slough.

Date: 1887-11 

Description: Group portrait of German painters relaxing in the studio of the American Panorama Company, during a break from painting the Jerusalem cyclorama depicting t...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: View down hill towards "Diamond Jo" steamboat docked on the shoreline of the Mississippi River while goods are being loaded onto the steamboat.

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Copy from tintype. Wedding photograph of August Krueger with Charles Goetsch, assumed to be his best man.

Date: 1890 

Description: Exterior of the drugstore of Joseph Mabbett Alcott at 90 Wisconsin Street. Pictured are Charles Alcott (left), his son, and store helpers.

Date: 1871-02 

Description: Studio portrait of Robert Hall McCormick (1847-1917), son of Leander James McCormick (1819-1900). He is wearing a suit jacket and necktie.

Photograph

Pond and Farmstead

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: View from above, of a pond and a farmstead. A man is in a boat on the water and another man is in a wagon on shore near a fence. In the background are so...

Date: 1899-03 

Description: Profile studio portrait of Winnebago man, Charkshepshutsker (Red Eagle), Head Chief. Part of Siouan (Sioux) and Winnebago Tribes.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Full-length studio portrait of David Bow Littlesoldier (MauJchayMauNeeKah) posing sitting on a prop stone wall in front of a painted backdrop that appears...

Date: 1887-11 

Description: Group portrait of German painters relaxing in the studio of the American Panorama Company, during a break from painting the Jerusalem cyclorama depicting t...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A mill on the Yahara River at the outlet of Lake Mendota. The mill was built in 1850 by Governor Farwell.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Two men on a rock formation in the Baraboo Bluffs. One man is holding out a hat.

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Charles A. White (1826-1910), an American geologist and paleontologist. White was the State geologist of Iowa in 1866-70, and a...

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