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Date: 1886 ca.
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...
Date: 1899 ca.
Description: Two stone cutters (probably Italian) working on decorative details over the east entrance during the construction of the State Historical Society of Wiscon...
Date: 1883 ca.
Description: Man waving his hat in foreground with Alma, Wisconsin, visible in background across the Mississippi River.
Description: Typed text on back of photograph: "River Falls Rifle company, River Falls, Wis. Organized 1859, later fought with 12th Wisconsin Volunteer Regiment in Civi...
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Man with a pole stands at the Beef Slough.
Date: 1871 ca.
Description: Copy from tintype. Wedding photograph of August Krueger with Charles Goetsch, assumed to be his best man.
Description: Studio portrait of Robert Hall McCormick (1847-1917), son of Leander James McCormick (1819-1900). He is wearing a suit jacket and necktie.
Description: Profile studio portrait of Winnebago man, Charkshepshutsker (Red Eagle), Head Chief. Part of Siouan (Sioux) and Winnebago Tribes.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Full-length studio portrait of David Bow Littlesoldier (MauJchayMauNeeKah) posing sitting on a prop stone wall in front of a painted backdrop that appears...
Description: Group portrait of German painters relaxing in the studio of the American Panorama Company, during a break from painting the Jerusalem cyclorama depicting t...
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: Two men on a rock formation in the Baraboo Bluffs. One man is holding out a hat.
Date: 1868 ca.
Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Charles A. White (1826-1910), an American geologist and paleontologist. White was the State geologist of Iowa in 1866-70, and a...
Date: 1879 ca.
Description: Front page of 4-page advertisement with an illustration featuring a man using a team of horses to pull a grain drill in a field.
Date: 1860 after
Description: Two pirates, one armed with two pistols and the other with a rifle, are bringing a shackled soldier labeled "U.S." to Jefferson Davis. Davis is relaxing in...
Date: 1882 ca.
Description: Inside spread of brochure featuring two color illustrations. The one on the left features the Improved No. 1. Combined Reaper & Mower. The right illustrati...
Description: Outdoor group portrait of the Thwaites-Turvill family. Seven members of the family, and three dogs, are sitting on chairs and a bench in the front yard of...
Description: Attorney Albert G. Zimmerman in his Madison law office, dictating a letter to secretary Jennie Nelson. Until 1894 Zimmerman was the law partner of Robert...
Description: Studio portrait of Chief Charkshepshutsker (Red Eagle), also known as Henry French, in partial native dress with ornaments. Part of Siouan (Sioux) and Winn...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Large group, posed at a distance, in a cemetery, probably in Hixton or Schlecterville.
Description: Captain Abe McDougall's whaleback boat, docked at the American Steel Barge Company.
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