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Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Elevated view down Main Street, which crosses railroad tracks in the foreground. There are two signs in the foreground which say: "Look Out for the Cars" a...
Description: Jessie Thwaites poses next to two huge logs, upon which Fredrik stands. Behind them is the Saline River.
Date: 1878 ca.
Description: Mapleside, the home built by Able Dunning in 1853 on what is now University Avenue. It was razed in 1970 to make way for a Burger King restaurant.
Date: 1876 ca.
Date: 1899 ca.
Description: Exterior of west facade of Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) from hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. There is a tree-lined drive on the rig...
Date: 1892 ca.
Description: The Lappin block, Ed. Carpenter, proprietor. Businesses on this block include: Bort, Baily & Co., Dry Goods and Carpets; A.F. Hall & Co., "The Reliable Jew...
Description: A large cave in the rock palisade along the river. An advertisement for St. Jacobs Oil is painted above the entrance to the cave.
Date: 1840 ca.
Description: Photograph of a drawing of an Indian aiming his bow and arrow, with one foot standing on an earlier kill.
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: A young woman displays her shell necklace, silver bracelets, and earrings.
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Family in yard around table, with mother holding baby and doll. There is a doll carriage on the ground, and a long plank walkway leads to a brick house wit...
Date: 1865-04 ca.
Description: Shrouded Lincoln funeral car stopped along the way to Springfield, Illinois.
Description: Waist-up portrait of Mr. Beaty photographed out-of-doors against a dark backdrop.
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Albert Ludley Tuttle of Baraboo, standing with his grandchildren and grown sons with farm equipment and horses in a field of young trees. In the field in t...
Description: Chromolithograph poster advertising a Milwaukee Mardi Gras celebration, arranged by the Turnverein and Milwaukee Musical Societies, and held at the Exposit...
Description: A certificate, signed by Joseph Wilson, that officially declares Matthias Varina a citizen of the United States of America.
Description: Board frame house and farm buildings.
Description: Poster depicting William McKinley, Jr. at Toledo, Ohio, February 12, before the Ohio League of Republican Clubs.
Description: Invitation to the annual ball at Turner Hall, sponsored by Madison's Andrew Proudfit Steam Fire Engine Company #2. The company, which was organized in 1870...
Date: 1897 ca.
Description: Two young men and ten young women in white dresses seated in a semi circle on the stage of the Black River Falls Opera House. The stage is decorated with l...
Date: 1887-06-28 before
Description: Menu for a senior reception catered by W.H. Burleson, with a wide border of pig or demon half-faces, and in the center a figure in a kimono and sandals wit...
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