1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next 10
.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Lake shore with men and railroad tracks on Devil's Lake.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: The Reverend Peter Andreas Rasmussen (1829-1898) is shaking the hand of a woman, possibly his wife Ragnhild Holland Rasmussen. Someone has apparently just...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: This is identified as the Jacob Larsen farm, but pictured are Ole Ashburn and his second wife seated in the yard with a table between them. The frame house...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Greek Revival brick house with columned porch and stone foundation set in background of yard.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Tollef Gjermundsen farm. Men on horseback stand in a row with a stone house, windmill and barn in background.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: A family in a field riding on a wagon. Nearby is a hay mower drawn by a team. In the background is a granary, some haystacks behind a barn and the farmstea...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: John Theodore Parman and his wife Louise stand second and third from the left behind their home's fence. Their daughters can be seen in the windows and the...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Amund Rustebakke, standing in doorway, and Siri Rustebakke, center, sitting, in front of a house with her daughters and daughter-in-law and four spinning w...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: In 1845, Ole Wettlesen and his wife Thorbjor and family left Laardal, Telemark, Norway, for America, eventually settling in Dane County. There, Ole establ...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: View west from the Cliff House at Devil's Lake.

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: A stereograph of the town square and Main Street. The three-story building visible in the center of the photograph was operated as the National Hotel. It w...

Photograph

Syttende Mai

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Large group at Syttende Mai celebration. Group posed with what may be the national and merchant flag of Norway flag. A number of people hold croquet mallet...

Photograph

Farm of Alex Smith

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: View from a distance of a farm in a valley owned by Alex(ander?) Smith. There is a wooden fence in the foreground surrounding the farm.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: A family poses in a front yard around a table that has flowers and cups on it. Behind them is a wood frame house with a sewing machine on its porch and a t...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Small sidewheel steam launches on Lake Monona.

Photograph

Grist Mill

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Wind powered stone grist mill. Two men stand on a wood balcony near the open doorway of the windmill.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View from shoreline over river towards the town.

Photograph

Family and Carriage

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: This image is one of many taken by Dane County photographer Andreas Larsen Dahl. Many of them depict family posed in front of their homes wearing their bes...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: View, through a cornfield, of people, a store, a sawmill and wagons. Moscow was platted in 1850 by an Englishman, Chauncy Smith, who dammed the Bluemound...

Photograph

Madison City Hall

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Elevated view from Capitol Park of Madison City Hall with clock tower, 2 West Mifflin Street. Lake Mendota is in the far background.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next 10

Have Questions?

If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.

Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:

.
.