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Date: 1880 ca.
Description: View up Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) is at the top of the hill.
Description: View of Water Street featuring a group of patrons standing in the entrance of A. Becker's Saloon.
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Elevated view of the exterior of the Park Hotel at Carroll and Main Streets. There is a church building in the background on the left.
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Stereograph of a group of men on a lumber raft holding a log vertical while other men push another log around it, creating a make-shift drill.
Description: A man posing in the doorway of Julius Schadauer's tobacco shop at 101 State Street.
Date: 1883 ca.
Description: Caption on reverse side of stereoview reads, "Governmental buildings, Wisconsin Conservatory of Music and Hospital over Lake Mendota-looking from Capitol P...
Description: Wisconsin National Guard soldiers firing from a seated position at the Camp Douglas firing range.
Description: The sailboat "Solid Comfort" in full sail, near the shoreline. There are four men standing on top of the cabin. Deckhands are at both ends of the boat. The...
Description: View of the Rockdale mill, a grist and sawmill built in 1847 by Thomas and Nathan Van Horn.
Date: 1889 after
Description: The grave marker of Tom Quick, Jr., who reputedly killed many Native Americans after he allegedly witnessed his father killed by a group of Native American...
Description: Stereograph view of several establishments along Main Street with people standing along the walkway in front of them.
Description: Exterior view of one of the first Pawling & Harnischfeger machine shops. The building was built in 1886 on the corner of South First Street and East Oregon...
Description: A man ties a rope around a log on a lumber raft.
Description: Stereograph of a posed scene showing a woman milking a cow as two other women stand waiting at an open barn door. On the left a man at a hand-pump is behin...
Description: View of the Wisconsin Hospital for the Insane and grounds. In 1935 it became the Mendota State Hospital. It was built in 1860 by architect Stephen Vaughn S...
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...
Date: 1881 before
Description: Stereograph. Elevated view over Courthouse Square (now Cathedral Square) and Jackson Street towards the cathedral, which has a large clock tower.
Description: Formal outdoor group portrait of the 29th Wisconsin Infantry Volunteers. They are posing while lined up on the front steps of the Milwaukee Armory building...
Description: Stereograph. From the northeast (contrary to photographer's description.) A large tree stands in the center of the image along the drive, with the home be...
Description: A view of the William McFarland house and the train depot published as part of the series "Wisconsin Sceneries, photographed and published by A.L. Dahl, De...
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