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Description: A couple, possibly Gust Schultz and Ida Gehring, poses for a wedding portrait in front of a painted backdrop. She is wearing a long dress with a veil, and...
Date: 1897 ca.
Description: Assembly Speaker's desk, showing an unidentified woman, probably a tourist, standing by the Speaker's chair. In front of the Speaker's desk are the clerks'...
Description: Advertising card for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a chromolithograph illustration of a woman holding a tree branch.
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: William Goetsch family portrait copied from tintype. Left to right: Ernstina Goetsch Bigalk, standing, Lydia Goetsch Volkman Blatter, sitting, Hannah Goets...
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Portrait of Mamie Sturgis, younger sister of Nina Sturgis Dousmann, wife of H. Louis Dousman.
Description: Oval studio portrait of Christine Gesell, the photographer's wife, and son Arnold Gesell. Caption on reverse reads "1/2 yr - 1 yr."
Description: Catalog featuring calendar pages. February features Lewis Miller, the father of the mowing machine, with text and a portrait. March has an illustration of...
Description: Full-length indoor portrait of an unknown woman. She is wearing a long dress with puffy sleeves, and underneath a white blouse with lace collar and cuffs....
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: Mr. and Mrs. H. Schildhauer and Louis and Henry Harder stand near a large tree and rest from a bike ride on Mendota Drive.
Date: 1891 ca.
Description: Studio portrait of a memorial flower wreath. In the middle is a full-length portrait of a woman in a dress.
Date: 1899-06-12 after
Description: A woman and her young daughter stand in a yard examining a house in the aftermath of a tornado. The house has one entire side missing, a tree leans over on...
Description: Five dressmakers pose in front of Miss Annie Graumann's Dressmakers Shop.
Description: Catalog featuring calendar pages. The month of April features a man and a woman standing outdoors, each is playing a violin. May features a man using a hor...
Date: 1886-02-28 ca.
Description: Aboard the emigrant ship "The Tuisko." Passengers meet on the deck on nice days for storytelling, watching whales and sea life, playing cards and dominoes....
Date: 1860 after
Description: A woman wearing a red shirt and a blue blouse with seven white stars, presumably Virginia, is shooting herself with a cannon that is marked "SECESSION". Ca...
Description: Mrs. H. and Edward Schildhauer rest on a large tree limb near lake Mendota. They are, presumably, resting from a bike ride along Mendota Drive.
Date: 1888 ca.
Description: A group of young men and women posed before the tents of a hunting and fishing camp.
Description: Group portrait of men and women posing in hop field. Most of the women are wearing aprons, and some of them are holding plants from the harvest. In the for...
Description: Portrait of Jessie Turvill Thwaites, wife of the Wisconsin Historical Society Director Ruben Gold Thwaites. She is sitting sideways in a chair, and is hold...
Description: Studio portrait of Catharine Eaton. She is wearing a dress and is seated in a chair with her arm resting on a table.
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