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Date: 1900 ca.
Description: A view of the Lake Mendota shoreline, including the Armory and Gymnasium (Red Gym or Old Red) and the Old Boat House.
Description: A man uses a McCormick grain binder pulled by three horses to harvest a crop of what appears to be wheat near a stand of pine trees.
Description: View from Lake Superior of Cedar Bark Lodge and other dwellings on Hermit Island, which has a rocky shoreline. In the water in the foreground is a log-cons...
Description: Street lined with storefronts, horse-drawn carts and pedestrians. Electric power lines hang over the street. On right side of photograph, an African Americ...
Description: View across Fox River into the St. Norbert's College campus.
Description: View of coal docks with several ships in the harbor.
Description: Men pose in a row of horse-drawn McCormick grain binders. A man and child pose in a horse-drawn carriage. In the background is a farmhouse and farm buildin...
Description: Two steamboats docked at Lake Monona. Boat in foreground is identified as "Lake Side". A third boat is in the background.
Description: A fire fighter's excursion on the "Vernie Mac" at a landing near Taylor Falls on the St. Croix River between Minnesota and Wisconsin. Excursion barge is a...
Description: J.J. Hogan Wholesale Company on the Mississippi River.
Description: Albion Academy campus.
Description: Lake Shore Lumber Company of Oshkosh's mill waste lumber slab dump. Leander Choate, owner of mill, used this marsh for his waste lumber which was piled at...
Description: View of a group of three women and seven children sitting on the porch of a log cabin. The caption at top right corner reads: "On The Plantation." Publis...
Description: Farmer working along a row of corn with a horse-drawn corn binder. Both of the horses are wearing blinders and fly-nets.
Description: A holiday display of German-made Christmas ornaments, possibly in a store window.
Description: Steamboat "Fortuna" docked on the shore of an unidentified lake. A man driving a horse cart is on the shore.
Description: Studio portrait of a Ho-Chunk woman, Ida Lizzie Decorra Blowsnake (Real Wampum Woman) (WooRooShiekESkaeWinKah), wife of George Lowe, posed standing and wea...
Description: View down Grand Avenue. Near a streetcar, the city's Civil War memorial, erected in 1898 by John Conway, can be seen.
Description: Small carts, stacks of lumber, and rail cars in a snow-covered yard at the McCormick Reaper Works. The original caption reads: "Foundry #28, Wheel Room, Bl...
Description: Advertising poster for the Champion grain binder produced by the Warder, Bushnell and Glessner Company of Springfield, Ohio. Features a color illustration...
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