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Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Stereoview of the Columbia County Jail.
Description: Norwegian family posing with their household possessions, in front of their home. The man dressed in military uniform is a Civil War veteran. Madison, Wisc...
Date: 1897 ca.
Description: Group of railroad employees standing in the doorway of a store.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Haying crew posing in a field among the haystacks. One man in the middle is holding a very young foal, and another man sits on a horse-drawn hay rake. A fa...
Description: Lithograph illustration for the back cover of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Shows a gentleman sitting in a Victorian parlor pointing to...
Date: 1895-09-28 ca.
Description: Five-acre cabbage field of Martin Anderson near Grantsburg, with several frame houses in the background. Mr. Anderson holds a prize-winning head of cabbage...
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: A studio portrait of three young Ho-Chunk men wearing suit jackets, trousers, and neckties in front of a painted backdrop. Two are wearing hats and smoking...
Description: Engraved view of several wooden cranes extracting large stones from a cut during the construction of the Erie Canal. The rig in the foreground is horse-dri...
Date: 1872 ca.
Description: Copy print of a tintype portrait of sisters Jessie and Florence Jack. Jessie is about 7 or 8 years old. The girls wear matching dresses.
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: An unidentified family proudly posed in front of their brick, Greek Revival home, with their carriage and team of horses. Although the location is unidenti...
Description: Captain Abe McDougall's whaleback boat, docked at the American Steel Barge Company.
Description: An elderly man stands in a room holding a small girl. Caption on negative reads, "Mary C. and Grandpa."
Description: A field of potato plants, with a forest in the background. A man is leaning against a basswood or linden tree that stands approximately eighty-five feet ta...
Description: Three men posing with an open-air hay barn. Two men stand in front of the barn near two horses, while one man stands on the roof of the barn.
Description: Engraved image of three men in a dark room examining kegs of beer by candlelight.
Description: The sternwheel packet, "Arkansas," loaded with gunny sacks of wheat taken between 1872 and 1878. Men are unloading barrels and gunny sacks on a gangplank t...
Date: 1897 after
Description: Men pushing and pulling two carts, one with a barrel, around a street corner.
Date: 1867 ca.
Description: Carte-de-visite studio portrait of man posing on chair in front of a painted backdrop. He has a beard and is wearing a hat, jacket, and trousers.
Description: A woman rowing in a boat on the Ohio River. There is another boat on the shoreline behind her.
Description: Officers of Company I, 7th Wisconsin Infantry: (left to right) Lt. Joseph N.P. Bird, Captain George H. Walther, and Lt. Christopher Lefler. Their Black ser...
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