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Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Rev. A. Jacobson, family and visitors, Perry, Wis." from Dahl's 1877 "Catalogue of Stereoscopic Views." Jacobson (1836-1910) immigrated to t...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: A family of thirteen is grouped around a table upon which are many books. A fern leaf is displayed spread out on the white dress of a young woman at the ri...

Photograph

Lumber Planing Mill

Date: 1899 

Description: Several wagon loads of lumber stand in the yard of a planing mill.

Date: 1881 ca.

Description: Chromolithograph card featuring an illustration of a man (or boy) perched barefoot on a rope ladder at the edge of a balcony. He is trying to kiss the woma...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A farmer operates a McCormick grain binder pulled by two horses in a field. A young child wearing a wide-brimmed hat is watching, and a horse-drawn buggy c...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Group portrait of workers, a young boy and a dog outside the Schmidt and Glade Brewery posing with tools and barrels.

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: People stand on a sidewalk and porch in front of a frame store. Farm machinery is on the side of the store.

Date: 1898-05-19 

Description: Two men sit in a horse-drawn wagon mired in the mud on a dirt road. Several houses are in the background, with two women standing on a porch on the left, i...

Date: 1883-01-09 

Description: A large crowd is on the street surrounding the burning building. Fire fighters are struggling with horses pulling the fire engine, and on the left a group...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of William Tennant, standing with short pants that reveal his prosthetic legs. He holds a newspaper in his...

Drawing

A Merry Xmas

Date: 1881 

Description: A black and silver, hand-drawn, pen and ink holiday card with an Asian theme. A woman and a young man face each other. A dried flower and sprig of foliage...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Knut Knudesen family in yard of large brick house with shuttered windows, stone foundation and trellis at porch.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Lady Liberty is standing on the body of a fallen soldier. She has a sword in her right hand and is holding the Union flag in her left hand. The words "THE...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of Anita McCormick Blaine (1866-1954) seated on a prop rock outcropping. She is wearing a dress with a sash over her shoulder, with legging...

Date: 1889 

Description: Holiday card depicting a family; mother, father, daughter, son and their dog. The mother is standing with a tea tray, the father is seated and the children...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: An engraving from a photograph of Samuel Tilden.

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: 1877 ca.

Description: View of a two-story brick house set close to the street, possibly located in Decorah, Iowa. People stand in front of the house and behind a picket fence.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: A depiction of Jerusalem on the day of Jesus' crucifixion. This is the road to Joppa and a camp of Bedouin Arabs.

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Group portrait, perhaps consisting of students and faculty at Hayward Indian School. One man in the back row holds a cello.

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