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Date: 1872 ca.

Description: An unidentified family thought to be Yankees pose at a board fence in front of an upright and wing frame house. The group includes two women with poses id...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Nina Lynn Sturgis and Hercules Louis Dousman pose together in a studio in front of a painted backdrop. Hercules is wearing a suit and is seated with his ar...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: A family is in the yard around a table. A baby sits in a high chair and a man and woman are seated on a loveseat. Behind them is a frame house with an orga...

Photograph

M.K. Dahl House

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Group of people in front of iron fence with wagon and carriage; large brick mansardic house in background has large bay window on upper and lower stories,...

Date: 1873-11-19 

Description: Nina Lynn Sturgis and Hercules Louis Dousman's wedding announcement, "At Home" card and envelope with an "S" and a "D" intertwined on the flap. The ceremon...

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: The Reverend Peter Andreas Rasmussen (1829-1898), his wife Ragnhild Holland Rasmussen, and their eight children sit around a table in the yard of their hou...

Date: 1876-02-07 

Description: Carte-de-visite Centennial portrait of "Old Abe", eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Regiment, by J.M. Fowler, sold by J.O. Barrett in Philadelphia, Pennsyl...

Photograph

Thompson House

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: The William Thompson family on the porch roof of their substantial brick bracket style house with shutters and with latticework at its foundation. A girl o...

Photograph

Dr. McConnell Home

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: A family sits in the yard of a large brick house that has round-top windows with two small windows on the third floor. The porch has a latticework skirting...

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of the Chicago fire of October 8, 1871. The hand-colored lithograph was published by Currier and Ives.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: The Reverend Peter Andreas Rasmussen (1829-1898) on the right, his wife Ragnhild Holland Rasmussen on the left and some visiting gentlemen, no doubt Luther...

Date: 1879 after

Description: The facade of the McCormick family residence at 675 Rush Street, which takes up an entire block between Erie and Huron Streets. Cyrus Hall McCormick, Sr. h...

Date: 1874 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Lodi, with inset of Public School.

Date: 1879 

Description: This map shows asylums, cemeteries, hospitals, parks, streets, and wards. Relief is shown by contours. Also included are manuscript annotations in pencil....

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: View of Fort Howard taken from Elmore and Kelly's Elevator with the dam and river. A tugboat is in the river above the dam.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: A farmer stands in front of a board fence, which is part of an elaborate system of fencing surrounding a farmyard. Other people stand in the background.

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: A family is in a yard around a table. Behind them is a large brick house with four chimneys, railings on its front porch and latticework enclosing the side...

Photograph

Ashburn Family

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...

Date: 1873 

Description: In the foreground, a family works in a garden with cabbages, corn and other crops. Behind them is a one-story frame house and a hops drying shed.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: William Goetsch family portrait copied from tintype. Left to right: Ernstina Goetsch Bigalk, standing, Lydia Goetsch Volkman Blatter, sitting, Hannah Goets...

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