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Date: 1899 ca.

Description: View of Bloomington with a man looking over the vista.

Photograph

Family on Porch

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Several generations of a family posing on the porch of a house.

Photograph

Interior of Home

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Interior of the Daniel Brown home in Bloomington. Brown was a retail merchant. Mr. Zimmerman was a prominent lawyer, and one-time law partner of R.M La Fol...

Date: 1864 

Description: The village, founded by Delos W. Taft, had its name changed to Bloomington in 1867. It had been named Tafton.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Thought to be the first soldier's monuments erected in the United States.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View over water of a three-decked sternwheeler loaded with passengers and flying two large flags. The one at the back is a United States flag. There is a s...

Photograph

Potosi Brewery

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Potosi Brewery at about the time Adam Schumacher took over the operation. Children and adults can be seen near a fence and in horse-dr...

Photograph

Jenckes House

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of the Jenckes house, home of Dr. J.L. Jenckes, physician and surgeon.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: A view of the First Methodist Church.

Date: 1880 before

Description: Street corner with two buildings that have been destroyed by a fire, a brick fence, and some trees. There is a wooden cart in the lower right corner.

Photograph

Football Team

Date: 1899 

Description: The football team from Platteville Normal School.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Lancaster with the Congregational Church to the right.

Date: 1892 

Description: Group portrait in front of a painted backdrop of the Conrad Schmitt family of Muscoda. Emma Schmitt married Sherwin Gillett in 1906.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Wooman wearing gauzy clothing and posed in front of a painted backdrop. Her hair is styled in a pompadour.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Interior view of the lobby.

Photograph

A Lancaster Home

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Stereograph of a home in Lancaster.

Photograph

Saint Clara Academy

Date: 1846 after

Description: A view of the college and surrounding green space at Saint Clara Academy. Saint Clara Academy moved to River Forest, Illinois in 1922, and since 1970 has g...

Date: 1842 

Description: Relief shown by hachures. Shows furnaces, saw mills, houses, roads, grist mills, entries, reservations, and diggings. "Compiled by order of the Board of C...

Date: 1862-07-24 

Description: Poster calling for the recruitment of volunteers from Grant County for the Union Army during the Civil War.

Photograph

Court House Square

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the Court House Square in Lancaster.

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