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Date: 1879 ca.

Description: Elevated view of ornate carriage and animal cage with tents and people looking on at the annual Wisconsin State Fair held at Camp Randall.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Chromolithograph advertising poster for C.H. and L.J. McCormick, "Manufacturers of Harvesting Machinery" with central color illustration of a man and horse...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Quite possibly this is the "General view in the camp" listed in the "Centennial Views of the City of Madison, July 4th, 1876. Views of Chicago Light Guard"...

Date: 1872 

Description: Allegedly the earliest known view of St. Mary's Institute, which later became St. Mary's College. One-half of a stereograph.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Seifert's watercolor is fairly large, measuring 27" wide by 21" high, and provides a detailed depiction of a nineteenth century Wisconsin farm. The small s...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: A family is gathered around a table with dishes on top. To the right a man holds a violin and to his right a boy sights down the barrel of a gun. The house...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: "The Grand Regatta, at Devil's Lake, June 21st & 22nd, 1877." A stereograph showing spectators gathered behind the starter's cannon on Devil's Lake.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Twenty-nine people (teacher with children) near board fence in front of a one room schoolhouse with outhouse.

Photograph

Monona Academy

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: In the foreground stands the Monona Academy and in the background the Norwegian Lutheran Seminary, housed in the octagonal former Soldiers' and Orphans' ho...

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: The Hatleberg family playing croquet in front of their stone upright and wing house, two miles east of DeForest near the present day intersection of Muelle...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Quite possibly this is the "View of Capt. L.M. Lange's tent and seven Captains" listed in the "Centennial Views of the City of Madison, July 4th, 1876. Vie...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Line drawing of first paper mill in Neenah, Wisconsin, built in 1865-66 and called the Neenah Paper Mill; it was run by a stock company composed of Nathan...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: A family sits around a table with a stereoscope on it. An upright and wing frame house with a stone foundation is behind them. The woman has a large doll l...

Photograph

Men with Farm Tools

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...

Map or Atlas

Railroad Plan

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Railroad plan of Prairie du Chien.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Middleton School House built in at least two stages. Note the uneven stone construction of the first story and the brickwork of the second story.

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: The interior of the Ole Bull Residence at 130 East Gilman Street, featuring good views of Victorian furniture, carpeting, lamps (including a crystal chande...

Date: 1875 

Description: A husband and wife are posed with three sons, an infant in a baby carriage, and a Dalmatian, in front of a frame house with a stone foundation, shutters cl...

Date: 1873-12-19 

Description: The second page of the Joseph Schlitz Bewing Company articles of association.

Photograph

Overflowing River

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Town with logs overflowing the river into yards, probably the Ice Gorge of 1876.

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