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Date: 1895 ca.

Description: 627 North Lake Street. A cyanotype view looking northeast at the intersection of Lake Street and Mendota Court. This house was built in 1892 for the Chi...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Group of people posed on a large porch at Snug Harbor, including: Helen Sturges holding a tennis racket, Clara Sturges, unidentified person (possibly a vis...

Photograph

Old Mill Site

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A tall smokestack stands beside the Yahara River where it flows out of Lake Mendota. Remnants of the foundation and supports of Farwell's Madison Mills are...

Date: 1898 

Description: View across thick covering of foliage towards the Turvill family home and garden. The Turvill home is in the background surrounded by trees.

Photograph

Ceylon Building

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: The gateway to the Ceylon Building's courtyard, from the Columbian Exposition in Chicago. The building was purchased by J.J. Mitchell, moved to Lake Geneva...

Date: 1893 

Description: Columbian Exposition; Foreground: Irish Village in Midway; Background: Buildings in Jackson Park.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A group of men stand with three or four teams of oxen pulling wagons at what appears to be a mill. Several buildings and a chute appear in the background.

Date: 1891 

Description: Elevated view across railroad tracks of the Wisconsin Central Railroad depot. Virtually the entire population of Sherry is thought to be standing on the pl...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: This arbor was erected for a celebration with the Ojibwe, who traveled from their reservation in northern Wisconsin to participate in the Winnebago-Chippew...

Date: 1897 

Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr., with his arms spread wide, speaking from the back of a wagon. It was in part due to his vigorous speaking style that La Follett...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Oblique view from the Mississippi River. Two young women are in a rowboat near the shoreline, and two young men are fishing in the river. Alma at the foot...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A farmer operates a horse-drawn McCormick grain binder in a field. A group of people, including two adults and four children, look on. The female children...

Photograph

Science Hall

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Elevated view along Langdon Street towards Science Hall on Bascom Hill at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. On the opposite side of Bascom Hill is Music...

Date: 1899 

Description: View along shoreline of University of Wisconsin-Madison buildings across Lake Mendota from Carroll Street. The Armory (Red Gym or Old Red), a boathouse, an...

Photograph

Log Jam

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Logs move down the river, swirling with cross currents, resulting in a huge log jam.

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: F.D. Eyerley crouches down to give his daughter a kiss. A bicycle is propped against a wooden fence which runs the perimeter of the front yard of the West...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: McCormick Harvesting Machine Company dealership operated by general agent J.G. Coleman. Built in 1898, with a frontage on Blount Street of 40 feet and 116...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Rear view of farmer operating a horse-drawn self-rake reaper harvesting grain in a hilly field.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Rear view of farmer harvesting grain near woodline with a self-rake reaper drawn by two horses.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Schoolhouse of District #5 in Pleasant Ridge built on land donated by Isaac Shepard. Both blacks and whites built, attended, and taught at the school. Peop...

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