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Date: 1874 ca.
Description: Two men are in the foreground on top of a stone fence looking onto fields with haystacks and wheat and animals. The Tollef Gjermundsen farmstead is in the...
Date: 1861 ca.
Description: Tintype studio portrait in front of a painted background of George Spaulding of Brodhead, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is seate...
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: In this photograph, copied by Van Schaick from another photographer, Wild West show promoter Tom Roddy stands on the far right with his cast of performers...
Date: 1858 ca.
Description: From Holzlhuber's journal:
"One of the most interesting expeditions which I have ever made in my life was a trip on a trolley railway car." Julius Movius,...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Water tower, looking east on East Washington Avenue from the Capitol Square.
Date: 1897 after
Description: Two men escorting a fashionably dressed woman with a feathered boa obscuring part of her face. People stand in the background near a train next to the plat...
Description: Two tone lithograph of a pile of Lake Superior whitefish and trout on the lakeshore with a man and boat in the background.
Description: Tintype portrait of Charles C. Stone of Brodhead, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is seated in uniform and holds a tuba. The butto...
Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of Asa Gray (1810-1888), American botanist. His most popular botanical publication, "Gray's Manual", remains a standar...
Description: Two men sit in a horse-drawn wagon mired in the mud on a dirt road. Several houses are in the background, with two women standing on a porch on the left, i...
Description: Engraved portrait of J. Wesley Carhart of Racine, Methodist minister, physician, and inventor of a steam-powered automobile in 1871. Although impractical,...
Description: A drawing of a war dance including Kiowas, Osages, and Pawnees drawn by a Comanche boy, at Kiowa, Comanche, and Wichita Agency, Oklahoma.
Date: 1860 after
Description: Image of Louis Wigfall on the body of an Indian with tomahawk in hand. The captions reads, "WIGFALL on his promised descent on Washington." This is a barb...
Description: Yahara River at the Steensland Bridge. A man stands on the bank.
Description: View across road of one man sitting on a log, and another man lying on the ground near the opposite side of the road. Debris surrounds them, and in the bac...
Description: A man sits on a stool and milks a cow outdoors near a fence. Another cow investigates the camera lens in the foreground.
Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of George Engelmann (1809-1884), German-American botanist. He is best known for describing the flora of the American West. Handwr...
Date: 1865-04 ca.
Description: Shrouded Lincoln funeral car stopped along the way to Springfield, Illinois.
Description: Two men in the foreground are pointing across a harvested field to a farmstead in the distance.
Description: Head and shoulders wedding portrait of William Elwell Middleton and Clara Case Middleton.
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