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Date: 1878 ca.
Description: Swimming in the lake with the Cliff House in background. Cliff House was a resort hotel built shortly after 1872, when Devil's Lake was reached by rail. Bo...
Date: 1850 ca.
Description: Quarter plate daguerreotype of Captain John Gass, (1765-?). The portrait is waist-up, facing front but slightly to the left. He wears a vertically striped...
Description: Cliff House, a resort hotel built shortly after 1872 when Devil's Lake was reached by rail. Three-story frame house with balcony on each floor. There is a...
Description: A large group of men pose on the wooden framework of a barn they're building on Holy Hill Road, which has a stone foundation. On the far right three women...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Portrait of J.A. Van Cleve, Regent of the University of Wisconsin who helped supervise the construction of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin buildi...
Description: Distant view of the early settlement of the town showing a strip of low-slung buildings in a barren expanse.
Description: A husband, wife and three children are grouped around a table set for coffee. Behind them is a board fence and a frame house.
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Belle Case La Follette upon her graduation from the University of Wisconsin.
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: View of the ruins from a fire in the 3rd Ward. A section of a tall building, perhaps a wall, still stands. In the foreground on the right is a cart near a...
Description: Lillian Scholes, demonstrating a prototype typewriter invented by her father, Christopher Latham Scholes.
Description: Group of Wisconsin National Guardmen standing on a platform, possibly at the Union Depot in Camp Douglas.
Description: A political cartoon of President Abraham Lincoln holding a tiny General George McClellan in the palm of his hand. McClellan is carrying a spade. Lincoln is...
Description: View of a houseboat named "Two Doves" on the Ohio River.
Date: 1874 before
Description: United States Court House.
Description: August Streb leans against a chair as he poses next to his wife, Margarthe Orb Streb, who is seated. He is wearing a suit and a watch chain. Margarethe is...
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Stereoview of the organ inside of the Presbyterian church. This site is now occupied by the Masonic Temple.
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Neely Gray. He was born in Brook County, Virginia, on February 25, 1810, and came to Wisconsin on April 4, 1835.
Description: Front and back of the catalog cover. Illustration on front shows a group of children looking and laughing at dog that has been costumed in a hat, cape and...
Description: Engraved invitation to the reception and promenade concert held in celebration of the election of President James A. Garfield (left) and Vice President Che...
Description: Illustration of Honorary George F. Hoar addressing a huge crowd of delegates at the National Republican Convention.
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