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Date: 1887 ca.
Description: Men on shoreline are returning logs with horses, which have been stranded on a sandbar, to the main channel of the Mississippi River. Beef Slough Company w...
Date: 1873 ca.
Description: Elevated view of railroad tracks and several houses. Several railroad employees are doing repair work on the tracks, and one man is riding on a handcar. Be...
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Three men on raft pulling in a grub. Logs and a man carrying a log are in the background.
Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr., with his fist in the air, speaking from the back of a wagon. He is wearing a hat and a suit without the coat. It was in part du...
Description: Outdoor quarter-length portrait of Thomas Turvill sitting in a chair. He is resting his head on his right hand.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: A man stands in the open doorway of a Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis, & Omaha railway boxcar.
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: The first school house in DeForest is a frame, one-story building with shutters. The group posed in front consists of the woman teacher and her students. B...
Date: 1871 ca.
Description: A family, possibly that of William Bonner, is posed around a table in a yard. Behind them is a man with a horse and behind him a large Victorian brick hous...
Description: Man operating a horse-drawn McCormick grain binder in a field. Original caption reads "Kinsella Grain Co., Colon, Nebraska. Aug 22/99. Gentlemen — In reply...
Date: 1888 ca.
Description: Three men stand under the iconic mortar and pestle and striped awnings of E.A. Horn's Drugstore.
Description: View from rocky shoreline of Turvill's new sailboat tied to a dock. A women is standing on the narrow wooden dock. A man is standing in the sailboat, with...
Date: 1872 ca.
Description: Wind powered stone grist mill. Two men stand on a wood balcony near the open doorway of the windmill.
Description: Stereograph of four men sitting by and lying in wooden a-frame shaped "bunks" on the Cook Float. Mike Lane , the Cook, nearest man is just crawling out of...
Description: Outdoor portrait of George McConnell. He is sitting in a chair looking to the left. A building with a vine growing up along a window is in the background.
Description: Stereograph of several men working at dusk, knee deep in water attending to the raft.
Description: Halle Steensland and his wife Sophia pose with their five children (left to right: Morten, Henry, Edward, Halbert and Helen) in front of the their home in...
Description: Outdoor portrait of Florentina Krueger holding twin babies Edgar and Jennie Krueger.
Description: View along Central Avenue. There are a number of commercial buildings with false fronts. Groups of people stand near the road on the left and right.
Description: Outdoor portrait of Mary Turvill McConnell.
Description: Elevated view down Main Street, which crosses railroad tracks in the foreground. There are two signs in the foreground which say: "Look Out for the Cars" a...
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