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Description: View across railroad tracks of two men posing near the right side of locomotive no. 539 on another set of railroad tracks. The locomotive was built by the...
Date: 1898 before
Description: Elevated view of a man leading a circus elephant on Main Street. On the opposite side of the street is a crowd watching from behind the iron fence on the C...
Date: 1896 ca.
Description: Looking down University of Wisconsin Drive (present-day Lakeshore Path). Large trees grows along the shoreline on the left, and on the right is a thick woo...
Description: Union soldiers stand by their tents in front of a trestle bridge on the railroad line that spans a valley. A mountain is in the background.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Cyanotype view from Bascom Hill of main entrance to Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: A tall smokestack stands beside the Yahara River where it flows out of Lake Mendota. Remnants of the foundation and supports of Farwell's Madison Mills are...
Description: Mrs. Elsie Stevens poses on a path by a lake while riding a horse. Possibly on the University of Wisconsin-Madison drive (present-day Lakeshore path).
Description: View down to valley of Union soldiers posing on the roof of a log building. A log bridge crosses a stream, and many trees are on the hillsides.
Description: Elevated view from North Hall of main entrance to Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Stereograph of a man on a lumber raft steering the raft through the rapids in the Wisconsin Dells.
Description: Cover of the Ann Arbor Agricultural Company Annual Descriptive Catalog. Features an owl at the top with the words: "A Word to the Wise." At the bottom it s...
Description: View across thick covering of foliage towards the Turvill family home and garden. The Turvill home is in the background surrounded by trees.
Description: Front cover featuring a color illustration titled: "Young Canada, 'I wonder what they are doing on the other side," and "Merry Christmas." A young boy is l...
Description: Holiday card featuring a boy and his dog. The boy is wearing a white and blue sailor suit. The dog is sitting up and begging with a sprig of holly in his m...
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: Tree-lined dirt road on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. The Extension Building can be seen in the far left distance.
Description: View over Mississippi River of town on shoreline with bluff in the background.
Description: View from shoreline of tall trestle bridge on the railroad line crossing the river at Whiteside. Two men sit on logs in the river on the left. More men sit...
Description: Cyanotype view of the exterior of back entrance to Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
Description: Sauk City is the oldest incorporated village in Wisconsin (incorporated in 1854) and also has the oldest organized volunteer fire department in the state,...
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Elevated exterior view of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Washburn Observatory.
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