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Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Brass band musicians in uniform pose with their instruments.
Date: 1896 ca.
Description: A cabinet card studio portrait of Edward Cary Bass, son of Dr. Edward A. Bass.
Description: Waist-up oval portrait Adeline Irwin (Mrs. William S.) Strong was the daughter of Robert Irwin. Her first husband, David Blish, died in the 1847 fire on th...
Description: The only known visual documentation of the Senate Chamber in the third Wisconsin Capitol. It was probably more colorful than it appears here. In 1869 a rep...
Description: A family group of 19 people pose in front of their house. The photographer's umbrella can be seen at the top of the frame.
Description: Group of Ho-Chunk (Winnebago) Indians in a long house (ciproke). Some of the men are displaying animal pelts. There is a bucket and a small barrel at the e...
Date: 1894 ca.
Description: Elevated view of large crowd gathered to witness the dedication ceremony for the University of Wisconsin-Madison gymnasium.
Description: Looking north on Main Street, from the Square, Manufacturer's National Bank at 440 Main Street.
Date: 1897 ca.
Description: View from shoreline of replicas of the Niña, Pinta and Santa Maria docked in a harbor among many boats.
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: "View of the ministers present" from the "Dedication of Blue Mounds Church" section of Dahl's 1877 "Catalogue of Stereoscopic Views." The congregation of t...
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...
Description: Elevated view over storefronts and the river.
Date: 1860 after
Description: Caricature of General Nathaniel Lyon that, when viewed horizontally, looks like a lion. Text above reads, "Gen. Lyon, of Missouri." Caption to the right re...
Description: Halvor Skavlem (middle?), Gunil Olmstead Skavlem and a friend stand near the fence in front of Skavlem's frame home, with an unidentified man reading on th...
Date: 1878 ca.
Description: A family sits around a table with a cloth, vases and other objects on it. The man on the left is wearing a top hat and a flower in his lapel. The two women...
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Early carte-de-visite of a Ho-Chunk man identified as Moccasin. The backdrop indicates the photograph came from Charles Van Schaick’s studio, but it may ha...
Description: Portrait of Black Hawk (Mac-Cut-I-Mish-E-Ca-Cu-Cac) painted from life.
Description: Alanson Sweet -- "Migrated from Owasco, N.Y. in 1835, to Milwaukee; was a member of the Milwaukee Union for the protection of settlers on the public lands...
Date: 1879 ca.
Description: A family is grouped around a table, including a man with a top hat, two dolls on the ground between two small girls and a woman holding a closed fan. Behin...
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the Leslie Bird house. Bird worked as the Registrar at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The two-story house is built on a stone founda...
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