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Giles House

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Giles house, residence of Hiram H. Giles, state legislator and social welfare authority.


Knapp House

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: The F.M. Knapp residence, northwest corner of Main and 10th Streets. A man is standing and leaning on a tree on the terrace.

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: 1874 after

Description: Stereoview of Broadway in Milwaukee. Home has many peaks on the roof, and the drive to the entrance is on the right.


Group on Steamer

Date: 1899-07-16 

Description: A group of children and adults sitting outdoors on the steamer "Sheboygan." Three women and four children, one in a stroller, are gathered near the railing...


Carhart Automobile

Date: 1873 

Description: Automobile made by J. Wesley Carhart, Methodist minister of Racine, later of Oshkosh, Maryland and Texas. The vehicle was dismantled and the engine used to...

Date: 1893 

Description: Columbian Exposition; Administration Building in Jackson Park, viewed from 64th Street; foreground: a crowd of men gathered near Pass Gate.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: A large group of men are snagging sturgeon from a bridge over the Wolf River. A sturgeon is hanging from a line. More men are sitting on a bridge support,...

Date: 1888 

Description: Members of the Kilbourn Broom Brigade on the "Alexander Mitchell" steamboat in the Dells. Members of the group include: Minnie Smith, Mary Sterlie, Ruth Ma...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Elevated wintertime view of the intersection of South Carroll and West Main Streets, showing the First Baptist Church constructed in 1854, the wooden fence...


People on Horses

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Carriage in front of picket fence with people on horses and on porch of large brick house that has trim on porch top and three chimneys; house has 1868 dat...

Date: 1893 

Description: Cyanotype scenic view of the 1893 Chicago World's Columbian Exposition grounds showing the U.S. Government Building and a bridge over the lagoon.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Group of Wisconsin National Guardmen standing on a platform, possibly at the Union Depot in Camp Douglas.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Two men on raft putting in a twister. Rock wall in background.


Bicycling Outing

Date: 1896-10-04 

Description: View down sidewalk of a group of men and women standing near a large brick building. Bicycles are leaning against the curb and the side of the building. Th...

Date: 1882 ca.

Description: The sternwheel packet, "Red Wing," at a landing on the upper Mississippi River between 1870 and 1882.

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Stereographic view of a chapel on the campus of Racine College with a man standing in front of it.


Rutted Dirt Road

Date: 1898 

Description: Cabinet card of a deeply rutted dirt road, which leads to buildings in the background. Fences are visible on both sides. This image was entered in a 1898 c...

Date: 1896 

Description: Tree-lined State Street from Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Traffic on State Street includes a well-dressed gentlemen on horseb...


Market Square

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Polish immigrants in Market Square with horse-drawn lumber sledges and hay wagons. Commercial buildings are in the background. A sign on o...

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