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Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Interior view of Washington and Lee University chapel showing tomb of Robert E. Lee. Portraits hang on the wall around an arch leading to the tomb.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: The expanded third Wisconsin State Capitol photographed at a time of the year when the trees in the park did not obstruct the view. As a result, the curvil...
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: Family of eight seated in a semi-circle in yard with a stucco upright and wing house in the background.
Date: 1878 ca.
Description: Boys outside tent that has sign, "Boys of the Hawthorne" above its door. This picture is identified as the Chicago Traveling Club's trip #8.
Description: An Ojibwa bark house. This image is from a collection of images of the Ojibwa-Pillager Battle at Sugar Point on Bear Lake.
Date: 1874 ca.
Description: The E. Thorsen farm in Springdale.
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: Exterior view of U.S. Marshall Canon's summer cottage. The two-story cottage has an outdoor porch and is surrounded by trees.
Description: Clover fields with a frame house and barn. In the far distance are two other farmsteads.
Date: 1871 ca.
Description: Family of eight seated in a semi-circle in a yard with a stucco upright and wing house in the background.
Description: Studio portrait of Catharine Eaton. She is wearing a dress and is seated in a chair with her arm resting on a table.
Description: A tent of the Chicago Traveling Club with a sign on it saying "Always Hungry," and men with walking sticks, straw hats and a flute lounging on the ground i...
Date: 1884-06-05 before
Description: Die-cut elongated octagonal menu for the 7th annual banquet of the Merchants Association at The Plankinton. On the cover is an oval portrait of a deer with...
Description: Illustration depicting a battle. In the foreground injured soldiers are gathered on and around the porch and yard of a house. In the background are columns...
Date: 1869 ca.
Description: Portrait of two unidentified children holding hands while posed on homemade fancy chairs. The girl is dressed in a hand-me-down dress cut from a heavy woo...
Description: Stereograph of the Fairchild Residence, 302 Monona Avenue, at the intersection of Wilson Street. It was built around 1850 by Jarius C. Fairchild, Madison'...
Description: A plot of land in front of a row of houses features cabbage in the foreground, ripe, four-foot tall Havana seed leaf tobacco plants in the center, and swee...
Date: 1899 ca.
Description: A man steers a horse and carriage down a winding country road near Clarendon Pond. Village dwellings are visible across the pond.
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: This is the H.W. Tenney house built by Charles Patten in the late 1870's, bought by Mr. Tenney in the spring of 1881. The people are (left to right) Eva Ed...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Geiger house, residence of John Geiger. His son, Ferdinand A. Geiger, was a Federal District Judge in Milwaukee from 1912 through the 1930s.
Description: An outdoor portrait of two men with a tandem bicycle. The men stand in a yard near a front walk leading up to a porch. In back of the men is the side of a...
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