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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...
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: 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.
Date: 1882 ca.
Description: The sternwheel packet, "Red Wing," at a landing on the upper Mississippi River between 1870 and 1882.
Description: Stereograph of a group of men standing and sitting on raft, watching Dick Stevenson in the center dancing. Zack Dugas is at left clapping time and Jack War...
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 Guardsmen gathered around a cannon, possibly positioning it to aim at a target.
Date: 1888 ca.
Description: Several adults, two children and a dog enjoying a pond at Bracken Brae, the country home of John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker. Hilda...
Description: Stereograph of five men standing on a log and a plank of wood while another man chops at the log with an axe.
Description: View from street of courthouse on street corner.
Description: Group of people posing in the rail yard of the Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis, & Omaha Railway.
Description: Stereograph of Ashley Bennett ("Cookie")who volunteered his services during the float, and the cook Mike Lane, on the Arpin fleet of lumber rafts.
Description: Wisconsin National Guardsmen in full gear. One man in the foreground fills a tin cup from a spigot.
Description: Man leaping the chasm with feet forward, about to land.
Description: Elevated view of clam camp with tents, clam shell debris, and wooden buildings. A bluff rises up behind the buildings.
Description: Participants at the Western Rifle Association Tournament in Wapello, Iowa. Many of the men are holding guns. A farmhouse and farm buildings are in the ba...
Description: Exterior of Bascom Hall with dome (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, as viewed from the back. People are sitting and walki...
Description: Stereograph of a group of men standing knee deep in water using handspikes probably in an attempt to dislodge a lumber raft from a sandbar or from the shor...
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