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Description: Baraboo was first settled around 1838, and by 1870 it had become the county seat and the thriving village illustrated here. This birds eye drawing depicts...
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Old Abe, Wisconsin War Eagle, perched on a stars and stripes shield next to a cannon at the Wisconsin State Capitol. Old Abe has his back turned towards t...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: A family of twelve sitting in chairs under a tree in their yard. A child sits in a high chair. The frame house has a Hekla Insurance sign above its door;...
Description: A view of a cluttered Monroe street. The corner building later became Schuetze's Clothing Store.
Date: 1878 ca.
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of a well-dressed young man.
Date: 1874 ca.
Description: View of the Ole Wettlesen barnyard. A man is in the center with a lineback cow. People, cattle, sheep, horses, a barn, haystacks and a carriage are in th...
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: Four men in front of tent in the woods. There is a man with a hatchet next to a clothesline between two trees. This is a Centennial encampment on the shore...
Description: Three women, two boys and a man are gathered around a table that has fruit on it. The man sits in an office chair. The frame house behind has a back-slante...
Description: Overlook of the river and a building from a hillside.
Description: Group portrait in front of the Immanuel Norwegian Evangelical Lutheran Church parsonage and part of a series taken during the meeting of the Eastern Distri...
Description: Stereograph view of Oconomowoc.
Date: 1873 ca.
Description: The Christian Keyser Preus family posed in the yard of the Spring Prairie parsonage with horse-drawn vehicles, and ducks. Behind them is a rural frame hous...
Date: 1876-07-04 ca.
Description: Two men stand by a wagon on which is written "A.L. Dahl Landscape Photographer." The photographer stands on the left side of the view. The flag on the side...
Date: 1877 ca.
Description: "The Grand Regatta, at Devil's Lake, June 21st & 22nd, 1877." A crowd sits on the ground about to commence lunch at Devil's Lake.
Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for the Dodge's patent Reaper & Mower, Self-Raker. The cover features an engraved illustration of a woman leaning on a hor...
Description: This map shows lots and blocks, additions and subdivisions, and large-scale landownership. The map is oriented with north to the upper right. The map is fr...
Date: 1872 ca.
Description: Elevated view of nine rafters wintering at Reed's Landing. At left is Hiram Price, with L.W. Crane beside her. Third is Annie Girdon w...
Date: 1879 ca.
Description: Five men, facing away from the camera, stand in a field holding a rake and a scythe. A boy is in the foreground facing the camera and shading his eyes with...
Date: 1876-02-14 before
Description: Menu for the Centennial Reception of the Wisconsin Legislature in the Agricultural Rooms of the State Capitol, printed in a range of typefaces.
Description: Bird's-eye view of Viroqua, county seat of Vernon County.
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