1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next 10
.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Three farmers harvest grain with McCormick horse-drawn grain binder. One farmer sits aboard the binder guiding horses while two men, one with scythe and cr...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Swimming in the lake with the Cliff House in background. Cliff House was a resort hotel built shortly after 1872, when Devil's Lake was reached by rail. Bo...

Photograph

Samuel S. Fifield

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Portrait of Samuel S. Fifield, Wisconsin Assembly Sargent-at-Arms.

Photograph

Chelsea View

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of Chelsea including railroad tracks and car.

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Remains of building foundations after a large fire. The firefire was believed to be incendiary in origin, arising from a feud between owners over land clai...

Photograph

Odd Fellows Hall

Date: 1838 after

Description: The Odd Fellows Hall, built in 1837-1838, was the first to be built west of the Allegheny Mountains. The cornerstones were laid by Thomas Widley.

Photograph

Cliff House

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Cliff House, a resort hotel built shortly after 1872 when Devil's Lake was reached by rail. Three-story frame house with balcony on each floor. There is a...

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of Mary Louise Baker Lidgerwood Browne. Daughter of Charles Minton Baker of Lake Geneva. Taken in New York before her family jour...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: The graduating class of the University of Wisconsin, all of whom are unidentified. It is likely this photograph was taken by John S. Fuller.

Date: 1896-09-24 date unknown

Description: Group portrait of the Morris family in their family library. Mr. and Mrs. Morris sit in two chairs, while their daughter stands in between them behind a ta...

Photograph

Wedding Party

Date: 1898-12-05 

Description: The fifteenth anniversary party of Mr. and Mrs. A.E. Proudfit, Madison, Wisconsin. All guests wore their own wedding clothes. Seated on floor, left to...

Date: 1896-03-08 ca.

Description: Three men stand near a large iceboat owned by Dutton and Wheeler on Lake Mendota.

Photograph

Log Jam on River

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Log jam on a high-water river, probably the Ice Gorge of 1876.

Photograph

Indian Mound

Date: 1894-05-11 

Description: South side view of an Indian Mound with a fence in front of it.

Date: 1862 

Description: Officers of Company I, 7th Wisconsin Infantry: (left to right) Lt. Joseph N.P. Bird, Captain George H. Walther, and Lt. Christopher Lefler. Their Black ser...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Portrait of Wisconsin Governor Harrison Ludington.

Photograph

Brass Band

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Brass band musicians in uniform pose with their instruments.

Photograph

Snow in Whitewater

Date: 1881-03 

Description: Winter scene looking north along First Street to its intersection with Main Street, Whitewater, Wisconsin. Shows aftermath of a big snowstorm which occurre...

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Three men standing at entrance of residence used as headquarters when S.G. Swain, (on left), was in charge of fortifications at Fort McPherson. All three m...

Photograph

Young Girl

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Ninth plate ambrotype of a young girl, most likely of the Charles Minton Baker family. She is sitting in a chair with her hands in her lap. Hand-coloring o...

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next 10

Have Questions?

If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.

Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:

.
.