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Date: 1895 ca.
Description: View from across railroad tracks. Resort is on the water's edge, with a small inlet on the right. Land is mostly sand, though a small part on the left ha...
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: Elevated view of the Kickapoo & Northern Railway locomotive and cars seen here after being derailed due to flooding on the Kickapoo River.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Cyanotype view of side of boathouse on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
Date: 1899 ca.
Description: A group of men uses a McCormick wire grain binder led by two horses to harvest a field crop. A horse-drawn carriage is in the background. The original capt...
Description: At the corner of Wisconsin and Milwaukee Streets; the present site of T.A. Chapman Store. View of building from across the street. Three men stand in fro...
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: The No. 1 Cotton Mill. Plank sidewalk in foreground.
Description: Elevated view of men and horses standing atop the platform used to load wood into charcoal kilns, also known as pits. These kilns convert cord wood into ch...
Description: Exterior view of the William Wills homestead. The family, including a dog, stands around the front porch. One young girl is standing inside the house looki...
Description: Page showing the month of April from the Hillside Home School calendar. Included are two small cyanotype photographs, one of a house and the other of a fie...
Description: View of University of Wisconsin-Madison boathouse on shoreline of Lake Mendota. The Armory (Red Gym or Old Red) is behind the boathouse, and the Science Ha...
Description: View from street of the residence at 424 North Pinckney Street.
Description: Reuben Gold Thwaites rowing the skiff the "Pilgrim" on the Ohio River.
Description: Jessie Thwaites poses next to two huge logs, upon which Fredrik stands. Behind them is the Saline River.
Description: Everetta Bass, holding a basket of flowers, and her mother Ada on a hill by the mill pond (Montello Lake). The far shoreline of the lake can be seen in the...
Description: The third Wisconsin State Capitol as seen from unpaved West Washington Avenue, with the West Wing to the left and the South Wing to the right. The church s...
Description: The Turvill family picking strawberries on their family farm. Five family members, men and women, are crouched in the field picking, and a young girl stand...
Description: View across water of a tugboat pulling a sailboat towards Milwaukee on Lake Michigan.
Date: 1891 ca.
Description: Woman in tilted hat posing across the street from stores: J.J. McGillivray Sash and Door Company and Squire's Oyster House. Probably on Water Street.
Date: 1897 ca.
Description: View of Alma from the Mississippi River, with wing dam on right.
Description: Two men attempt to move a buggy mired in the mud on a rutted, dirt road. One man is steadying the horse and his hat is laying in the middle of the road. Th...
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