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Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Three farmers harvest grain with McCormick horse-drawn grain binder. One farmer sits aboard the binder guiding horses while two men, one with scythe and cr...

Date: 1896-09-24 date unknown

Description: Group portrait of the Morris family in their family library. Mr. and Mrs. Morris sit in two chairs, while their daughter stands in between them behind a ta...

Photograph

Wedding Party

Date: 1898-12-05 

Description: The fifteenth anniversary party of Mr. and Mrs. A.E. Proudfit, Madison, Wisconsin. All guests wore their own wedding clothes. Seated on floor, left to...

Date: 1896-03-08 ca.

Description: Three men stand near a large iceboat owned by Dutton and Wheeler on Lake Mendota.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Their Uncle Jere

Date: 1892-03-28 

Description: Newspaper clipping cartoon drawing of Jeremiah Rusk as a towering figure standing above a small crowd of men in a field. Rusk wears a hat and vest, his sle...

Photograph

Indian Mound

Date: 1894-05-11 

Description: South side view of an Indian Mound with a fence in front of it.

Photograph

Brass Band

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Brass band musicians in uniform pose with their instruments.

Date: 1897 

Description: Back cover of a McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog with a color illustration of a horse-drawn grain binder, a mower, and a corn binder on the ope...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Albert Weise's residence, with wooden sidewalk, and two kids standing on the front porch posing for the photographer.

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Group of men posing in front of and on the scaffolding surrounding the Montello School House. The building was completed in 1896.

Photograph

Indian Mound

Date: 1894-05-11 

Description: East side view of an Indian Mound (Big Grave).

Date: 1893 

Description: Sinks, tubs, and cylindrical washing machines on pulleys make up the laundry facilities at the Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane (Mendota Mental Heal...

Photograph

Women Picnicking

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Three young women, perhaps at a picnic, with the woman on the right drinking from a bucket. Two men are behind them on the right.

Date: 1899-02 

Description: Studio portrait (Front) of Midriff or Diaphragm in partial native dress with peace medal, headdress and ornaments. Part of Algonquian and Chippewa Tribes.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A man, woman, mother-in-law, and three children posing in the yard in front of a clapboard frame house. The young girl in the middle is holding a doll, and...

Date: 1896-11-16 

Description: Students in front of new Montello School House on the first day school was held in the new building, November 16.

Date: 1895 

Description: Everetta and Cary Bass in a horse-drawn carriage with an unidentified woman. Behind them is a fence, trees, and a field.

Photograph

Debris Field

Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: Field of debris left in the wake of a tornado. A crowd of people are observing the destruction from a high vantage point.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Two men pose on a boat docked at the Askew Steamboat Landing on Lake Monona off South Carroll Street. The old Governor Harvey residence is in the backgroun...

Date: 1899-04-06 

Description: Street view showing Alma Milling Co. building on fire. Photograph was taken from Gerhard Gesell's studio balcony.

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