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Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Oscar (Boney) Halverson smoking a cigar on the front porch of a house. He's wearing a shirt with collar, suspenders, and high, laced boots, sitting on to...

Photograph

J.A. Van Cleve

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Portrait of J.A. Van Cleve, Regent of the University of Wisconsin who helped supervise the construction of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin buildi...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of three men standing, one of whom is a little person, standing in front of a painted backdrop. All are wearing hats and the man on the lef...

Date: 1895 ca.

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

Date: 1880 

Description: Exterior view of J.N. Hegeman & Company Drugstore. Pictured from right are proprietor J.N. Hegeman (with cane), Joseph B. Glenny, and three associates. The...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Probably one of the "Three different views of the village of Argyle, Wis." mentioned in Dahl's 1877 "Catalogue of Stereoscopic Views." Eleven men and boys...

Date: 1897 ca.

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

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Some men and a woman stand before the lower deck of a suspension bridge (train uses upper deck). In view are two booths (for tolls or customs or rail ticke...

Photograph

Newton H. Culver

Date: 1862-04 after

Description: Portrait of Newton H. Culver, Company C, 4th Wisconsin Cavalry, at 23 years of age.

Date: 1873 

Description: Front page featuring a color illustration of a man using the reaper and mower in a field with a team of two horses.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a man with a wheelbarrow standing amid vast stacks of cut wood in the yard of a pulp mill.

Photograph

Theodore Pomeroy

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Tintype portrait of Theodore Pomeroy of Brodhead, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is seated in a suit and holds a tenor horn. The...

Date: 1874 before

Description: Residence of General Simeon Mills.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Advertising card produced by Warder, Mitchell and Company, manufacturers of the Champion line of agricultural machinery. Features a color illustration of a...

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: "Siege of Vicksburg." An etching published by Johnson, Fry & Company from a painting by Chappel of the Union lines during the battle.

Book or Pamphlet

The 'Champion' Self-Raker

Date: 1873 

Description: Inside spread featuring a color illustration of a man using a self-raker in a field with a team of two horses.

Photograph

William A. Hawley

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Three-quarter length carte-de-visite portrait of Captain William A. Hawley standing near a column.

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: A farm family poses in front of farm buildings and farmhouse. The young daughters wear matching dresses. Men in the background stand with a team of oxen pu...

Date: 1886-06-19 

Description: Ferrotype/tintype portrait of three students with their principal, taken in a studio in front of a painted backdrop, the day after their high school gradua...

Photograph

Joseph Smith

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Tintype portrait of Joseph Smith of Evansville, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is seated wearing a suit and holds a tenor horn.

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