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Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Stereograph of photographer Henry Hamilton Bennett pulling an oar on a Wisconsin raft.
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison campus showing the first three buildings on campus, South Hall (left), University Hall [Bascom Hall] (center), and North Ha...
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Old Abe, Wisconsin War Eagle, perched on a stars and stripes shield next to a cannon at the Wisconsin State Capitol. Old Abe has his back turned towards t...
Description: "Malvern Hill." The site of the battle in a half-toned photograph from a book.
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Elevated view over water towards an elderly man using a long pole to fish from a steep rock ledge on the opposite shoreline.
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: 1893 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the Wisconsin State Prison.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: The building that housed the gallery of Van Schaick and the dental offices of Edward F. Long. Over the years, the building also accommodated a newspaper of...
Description: Exterior view of the Lincoln School as it approached its completion. Scaffolding is on the roof.
Description: Stereograph; corner of Broad and Wisconsin Avenues. Built in 1870. E.T. Mix, architect. Victorian details decorate the six story building. A small pile of...
Description: A promotional card displaying a group of thirteen people outside their new home in Northern Wisconsin.
The caption bellow the photograph reads, "These pe...
Description: Stereograph of several men working at dusk, knee deep in water attending to the raft.
Description: Elevated view of river looking north from the Wisconsin Avenue Bridge. A pier with a small building and poster boards extends into the water from the bott...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Group of relatives and associates of John Johnston, posed sitting and standing on the steps of the estate. Some of the men wear bowler hats and hold canes,...
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: Four men in front of tent in the woods. There is a man with a hatchet next to a clothesline between two trees. This is a Centennial encampment on the shore...
Description: View from shoreline of tall trestle bridge on the railroad line crossing the river at Whiteside. Two men sit on logs in the river on the left. More men sit...
Description: Group portrait in front of the Immanuel Norwegian Evangelical Lutheran Church parsonage and part of a series taken during the meeting of the Eastern Distri...
Description: View from Library Mall across Langdon Street of Armory at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Also known as the Red Gym or Old Red.
Description: View looking east on West Mifflin Street from its intersection with North Carroll Street on the Capitol Square. Businesses from RIGHT TO LEFT: City Hall;...
Description: Elevated view of Wisconsin Avenue from the Wisconsin State Capitol building. Mansions and churches are visible along the road, and Lake Mendota and Picnic...
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