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Photograph

Jacob Gundlach

Date: 1856 

Description: Waist-up oval portrait of Jacob Gundlach. He was born in Kuhr Hessen, Germany, and emigrated to Wisconsin in 1832. In 1851, he became one of the first se...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: View, ca. 1873-1879, of Madison looking down Wisconsin Avenue toward the third Wisconsin Capitol, a view that suggests something of the ongoing importance...

Photograph

William Spaulding

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of William Spaulding. He was born in Bradford County, Pennsylvania on August 30, 1807. Spaulding came to Wisconsin in Novemb...

Date: 1893-10 ca.

Description: An exterior view of the rear elevation of the Benjamin Walker Castle, 1862-1893 in the 900 block of East Gorham Street.

Photograph

Hugh McFarland

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Hugh McFarland. He was born in Plumbridge County, Tyrone, Ireland, on June 22, 1815. McFarland emigrated to Wisconsin in...

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Main Street, with its dirt, ruts, cows (and presumably manure), but wide enough for easy hitching of wagons and teams.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of four raftsmen shipping an oar in the Dells.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereographic view of a man on Main Street, created by Van Schaick or his colleague, Thomas T. McAdam.

Photograph

David Atwood

Date: 1861 

Description: Studio portrait of David Atwood.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: View from a distance of a farmer posing on a McCormick grain binder drawn by two horses in a wheat field. Two men in suits pose next to a bundle of wheat t...

Photograph

Vegetable Farmer

Date: 1895 

Description: A farmer stands in his vegetable field.

Photograph

Edward Pier

Date: 1856 

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Edward Pier. He was born in New Haven, Vermont on March 31, 1807, and came to Wisconsin in September of 1834. Pier was one...

Photograph

Women Astronomers

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Maria Mitchell, first woman astronomer in the United States at Vassar College.

Date: 1866 

Description: Composite of photographs of members of the Wisconsin Assembly.

Date: 1898 before

Description: "Confederate Rest" in Forest Hill Cemetery where Confederate prisoners of war who died at Camp Randall are buried. In this early photograph, there is a woo...

Photograph

Young Horace Palmer

Date: 1867 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a young Horace Palmer in uniform.

Photograph

Map of Verona

Date: 1873 

Description: A map of Verona Township from the Dane County Atlas.

Photograph

Summer Kitchen

Date: 1898-08 

Description: Summer kitchen at the Turville family farmhouse.

Date: 1893-10 ca.

Description: An exterior view of the rear doorway to the Banjamin Walker Castle, 1862-1893 in the 900 block of East Gorham Street.

Photograph

Walter B. Gage

Date: 1856 

Description: A quarter-length oval sepia-toned portrait of Walter B. Gage.

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