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Description: Hand-colored postcard view of the Sturgeon Bay ship canal from the bay toward shore. A sailboat is on the left and a lighthouse is on shore near the right...
Description: Several boys play a street game in a residential area, two blocks away from the deserted playground.
Date: date unknown
Description: The "O'Dea and Shafer, Engineers and Contractors" construction crew, posing with a piece of equipment. A house and trees are in the background. Bags of cem...
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Maria Mitchell, first woman astronomer in the United States at Vassar College.
Description: Kitchen in the house of Arthur Peterson at 4175 Cherokee Drive.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: William Middleton, left, plays chess against an unidentified opponent. Williams' son, Forest, with chin in hands, watches with an unidentified man and wom...
Description: The office of the Minneapolis, St. Paul, and Sault Ste. Marie Railroad. Left to right: Bert Spaulding, an Owen business man; mail clerk Frank Dick; L.H. Lu...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: A group of men working in a field with farm buildings in the background. A man wearing a wide brimmed hat stands on top of a large pile of hay holding a fa...
Description: Patrons are shown relaxing on the veranda of the Sagamore Hotel in Lake George, New York. The Sagamore opened in 1883 with luxurious and spacious accommoda...
Description: Four men, probably employees of the Ideal Body Company, standing in the doorway of the company's building on Park Street.
Description: Arthur Altmeyer, William Mitchell and Wilbur Cohen laugh at remarks by someone not in the photograph. They are at a celebration of the 35th anniversary of...
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: Stereograph of exterior of Main Hall (now Bascom Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
Date: 1889 ca.
Description: Stereograph from the Panorama of the Battle of Missionary Ridge, Captain R. Cobb and Retreat of 9th Kentucky Battery, painted in 1885. It was painted by Eu...
Description: Elevated view of farmland. In the bottom-left center, there is a structure with a bell tower near a dirt road. In the center there is a similar building. T...
Description: Interior view of the Stevens Point Public Library. The library opened in 1904 and was funded by a $22,000 donation from Andrew Carnegie. In the center, fra...
Description: General Winfield Scott Hancock and a large number of his staff officers.
Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a young Ho-Chunk woman posed standing with her right hand on a chair draped with a fringed plaid shawl. S...
Date: 1918 ca.
Description: The interior corner of a cabin, showing a number of banners hanging from the ceiling and the fireplace. Other items in the room are a portrait of General J...
Date: 1835 ca.
Description: Engraving entitled "Tomb of Washington--Mount Vernon".
Description: Mary Beaudry, a temporary employee at International Business Machines, works on word-processing and computer equipment.
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