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Date: 1876 ca.
Description: Interior of the Rock Prairie Lutheran Church in Luther Valley. Note the model of the sailing ship hanging from the ceiling of the nave, a traditional pract...
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: Students and adults of the State School for the Blind pose for a group portrait in front of the building.
Description: Exterior view of the front of the Rock County Poor House. The three-story house is set on a hill with broken wood pieces in the foreground.
Date: 1874 ca.
Description: Men and boys stand in front of a wagon shop, probably in Edgerton, on Fulton Street. Wagons, wheels, yokes and farm implements surround them. A ramp behind...
Description: Advertisement for plows, cultivators, harrows, corn planters, mowers, rakes, sulkies and gangs.
Description: View down Madison Street with houses along sidewalk.
Date: 1877 ca.
Description: The Ashburn family sits around a table in their yard. Behind them is a frame house with plants on its porch, curtains visible in its windows, and a pump by...
Description: Photographic print of a sketch of a residential home titled, "Little Stone House."
Date: 1871 ca.
Description: Side and front view of Luther Valley Church, built in 1872.
Date: 1885 after
Description: Stereograph view of Beloit College Chapel with congregation posed outside.
Description: The Institution for the Education of the Blind.
Description: Stereograph of the Rock County Court House.
Date: 1872 ca.
Description: View of the Orfordville Lutheran Church, built in 1871-1872, surrounded by a white picket fence. The pastor at the time of the photograph was Johannes Mull...
Description: Halvor Skavlem (middle?), Gunil Olmstead Skavlem and a friend stand near the fence in front of Skavlem's frame home, with an unidentified man reading on th...
Description: Exterior view in winter of the Wisconsin School for the Blind. In the foreground is a gateway and fence.
Date: 1892 ca.
Description: View across street of City Hospital.
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: "Mineral spring pavilion with visitors taking the waters." Well-dressed men, women and children are posed in a gazebo built over the Iodo-Magnesian Springs...
Description: Like many southeastern Wisconsin villages, Edgerton was settled by Yankee immigrants in the 1830s. Though this view gives no indication of it, by 1871 toba...
Description: Family posed outdoors around a table in front of a frame house. There are two men with newspapers, girls with watermelon, and a woman on the porch of the h...
Date: 1891 ca.
Description: Grace May Hall, as a five-year-old circus child, with a large show python coiled at her feet and a smaller show snake around her neck.
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