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Photograph

Anna Bielke

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: Waist-up vignetted formal studio carte-de-visite of Anna Bielke (later Ott). She is wearing a dress with a collar pin, and earrings. At the bottom of the c...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Two young men and ten young women in white dresses seated in a semi circle on the stage of the Black River Falls Opera House. The stage is decorated with l...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Advertising card produced by William Deering and Company, manufacturers of agricultural machinery. Features an illustration of a woman spanking a young boy...

Date: 1897 

Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr., with his fist in the air, speaking from the back of a wagon. It was in part due to his vigorous speaking style that La Follette...

Date: 1897 

Description: Back cover of catalog with red background, text and decorative frames in gold ink, and an illustration in black ink of a man riding a Janesville Rotary Dis...

Photograph

Threshing on Farm

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Threshing on the Henry Johnson farm. This threshing rig owned by Michael Ehlinger was the first to be used in the township. Standing on the separator from...

Historical Object

Singer Advertising Card Box

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Cover of a box produced by The Singer Manufacturing Company, which holds "Costumes of All Nations" souvenir cards, created for the 1893 World's Columbian E...

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...

Date: 1896 

Description: Studio portrait of a young girl with two dolls.

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Mr. Edward Schildhauer sits in a rocking chair at an angled architect desk. The desk is covered with papers and various drafting tools such as a protractor...

Date: 1897 

Description: Full-length indoor portrait of an unknown woman. She is wearing a long dress with puffy sleeves, and underneath a white blouse with lace collar and cuffs....

Date: 1896 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of John and Anna Chapman.

Date: 1899 

Description: A baby portrait of Edgar Krueger at age 2 months lying in a chair wearing a long gown. Bottles of milk sit on a side table.

Date: 1893 

Description: Calendar with the months of February and March, 1893. Features an illustration of a woman sitting on the top of a globe. She holds a wreath, and rests her...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A group of farm workers harvests grain in a field. One of the crew members operates a McCormick grain binder pulled by two horses. A man in a dark suit, pe...

Photograph

Steamboat "Satirio"

Date: 1891 ca.

Description: View across water towards the steamboat "Satirio," owned by Henry Ainsworth. There is an American flag flying from the prow, and a banner hanging off the e...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of Alma across river from sandbar. A rowboat is on the sandbar, and on the right a father and child are standing posed each with one foot on a log.

Date: 1896 

Description: Members of the University of Wisconsin Glee, Banjo and Mandolin Club posing at the rear of a train during the Spring Tour of 1896. Railroad employees and o...

Date: 1892 

Description: Men posed in front of a livery barn and horse sales stable.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A man in coveralls operates a horse-drawn mower on the grounds of a large estate or park. Several benches appear on the perimeter of the grounds.

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