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Date: 1898 

Description: Actor John Gilbert as a baby with his mother. She is lying on the floor on her stomach, resting on her elbows with her head up. Her knees are bent and her...

Photograph

Fishermen on Pier

Date: 1898 

Description: Fishermen fishing off of a long pier. Industrial buildings are across the water in the background.

Date: 1898 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Milwaukee with prominent streets and buildings identified. Taken from City Hall Tower.

Photograph

Bascom Hall

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Exterior of west facade of Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) from hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. There is a tree-lined drive on the rig...

Date: 1899-01 

Description: A portrait of Syl with long curly hair sitting next to a small table with books on top of it.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Advertising poster featuring color illustration of a crowd gathered around a Deering grain binder and mower at the Columbian Exposition in Chicago.

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a couple from Ceylon [now Sri Lanka] in "native" Ceylonese costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A hose wagon of the Madison fire department races around the corner of North Pinckney and East Main streets. A dog is chasing the wagon.

Date: 1899 

Description: A young Syl fishing with three other adults off a pier using cane poles.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Site of the Battle of Antietam. The bloody lane.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a large crowd gathered on a dirt road in front of a strip of commercial buildings to celebrate the arrival of a McCormick agricultural equ...

Photograph

Lumber Planing Mill

Date: 1899 

Description: Several wagon loads of lumber stand in the yard of a planing mill.

Date: 1890 

Description: Advertising poster for Champion brand agricultural machines, manufactured by Warder, Bushnell and Glessner Company. The main illustration depicts a salesma...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Farmer's house with rear of the government Contract School on the Menominee reservation in the distance. The Keshena Creek flows between the farmhouse and...

Photograph

View of Madison

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View of Madison from the Old Assembly Grounds, across Lake Monona. Trees frame the view of the lake, on which boaters visible.

Date: 1895-09-05 

Description: View across road of the log buildings and farm home of August Krueger. Two women and three men stand near the fence along the road. One of the men holds a...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Forest Middleton plays "Guess Who?" with his grandmother. He stands on a small footstool; she is seated in a chair holding a newspaper or magazine. On the...

Photograph

Lake Mendota Shore

Date: 1898 

Description: The Lake Mendota shore from the foot of Frances Street.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Advertising card produced by William Deering and Company, manufacturers of agricultural machinery. Features a color illustration of dogs fighting over a tu...

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: Chromolithograph card of an American woman, posing near a Singer sewing machine. Her daughter stands on a pillow, watching as her mother sews.

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