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Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Young woman and man, a Mr. Lyman Sinclair, sitting on a log against a tree. The man is smiling and resting one elbow on his knee, while running his hand th...

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: View of Picnic Point on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. The peninsula juts into Lake Mendota. The far shoreline can be seen in the distance.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: 90,000 feet of pine logs floating in the storage/sorting pond at the Arpin Lumber Company sawmill. The sawmill and other buildings are in the background. O...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Group portrait of the Olver (Oliver) family. In chairs: Alice Melissa and John Joseph; sons, from left to right standing: Louis Franklin (Frank), Willard S...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Caption reads, "Sam D. Conant at cottage." A woman sits on the boardwalk and looks at the child.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: South Pinckney Street between East Washington Avenue (left) and King Street (right). Visible on the right is the Marquette neighborhood. The large structur...

Photograph

Picnic Point

Date: 1898-11-24 

Description: Elevated view from the top of Main Hall (later Bascom Hall) of Picnic Point on Lake Mendota from the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Photograph

Raft of Lumber

Date: 1887 

Description: A raft of lumber which has been floated down the Wisconsin River to be broken up and sold. Two men stand on the raft, each near lumber stacked on a cart, o...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Mr. Henry and Mrs. Ella Hoffman with unidentified couple under a grape arbor.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of Black Hawk Avenue.

Date: 1895 

Description: A man stands in a field in Ashland County, almost dwarfed by grain plants.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Young man on a horse-drawn McCormick mower in a field.

Photograph

National Hotel

Date: 1852 

Description: View of people riding in a horse-drawn sleigh in front of the National Hotel in a snowstorm. The National Hotel was owned by Major E.B. Dean. It was origin...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: View over water of Science Hall and the Chemical Laboratory on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, as seen from a boat in Lake Mendota. Part of a b...

Photograph

Oxmobile "Pioneer"

Date: 1875 

Description: Team of oxen pulling a wagon in front of Schuette Brothers store grain warehouse on a muddy Jay Street. The man standing with the oxen is likely Fred Wilke...

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Elevated view looking down at wagons and crowd gathering for McCormick Day parade. "McCormick Day" was a promotional device sponsored by the McCormick Harv...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Three men on raft pulling in a grub. Logs and a man carrying a log are in the background.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Elevated view of dozens of cattle milling outside the barn at the Wisconsin Industrial School for Boys. Several other school buildings are visible in the b...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: A family of eight around a small table set for coffee. Behind them is an upright and wing frame house with two small windows above the porch roof.

Photograph

Steamboat "Clyde"

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: The sidewheel steam rafter "Clyde," which was the first iron hull steamboat.

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