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Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Northern Hospital for the Insane.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Institutional fire fighting department at the Northern Hospital for the Insane, executing drills on the exterior of the building. Fire fighting equipment i...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Northern Hospital for the Insane and its front grounds.


John Pickering

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Tintype portrait of John Pickering of Evansville, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is standing in a suit and holds a B-flat horn. H...


Milwaukee Street

Date: 1870 before

Description: Stereograph; looking down a wide, tree-lined dirt road. A fence is visible behind the tree line on the right.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: A couple with three children in yard. The woman poses with a sewing machine, the man with a table saw and lathe. The two-story frame house has a glass pane...


Brenzel Tailor Shop

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: Grandpa Conrad C. Brenzel (1863-1933) who operated a tailor shop in Ironwood, Michigan. Seated on the left is Adolph Erickson. Other man unknown.


Theodore Pomeroy

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Tintype portrait of Theodore Pomeroy of Brodhead, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is seated in a suit and holds a tenor horn. The...

Date: 1899-05 

Description: William and Johanna Krueger seated alongside a house near a shed. William is seated on a bench weaving a willow basket, and has a pipe in his mouth. Johann...

Date: 1865-04 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Old Abe, eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. Bodtker often photographed Old Abe and on this occasion attempte...

Date: 1896-08-27 ca.

Description: View of Madison from across Lake Monona at Turville's Woods.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A group of farmers uses a McCormick wire grain binder, built in 1876. A horse-drawn carriage is in the background. The original caption reads, "The improve...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Six beds in the sleeping quarters of the Northern Hospital for the Insane.

Date: 1870-03 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Professor Edward Tuckerman (1817-1886), American botanist and artist. Appointed professor of botany at Amherst Colleg...


Joseph Smith

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Tintype portrait of Joseph Smith of Evansville, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is seated wearing a suit and holds a tenor horn.

Date: 1898 

Description: Armory (Red Gym or Old Red) on Langdon Street on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. A boathouse is behind the Armory on Lake Mendota.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Portrait of a couple in old-style Norwegian clothes, with woman holding book on lap.

Date: 1886 

Description: The Killbourne residence, the home of E. B. Kilbourne, 927 Superior Avenue.

Date: 1880 

Description: Outdoor elevated view of a reunion of the Norwegian American men of the 15th Regiment of the Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry at Luther College. They are posin...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph; view of store and adjoining buildings, Wisconsin and Milwaukee Streets. A large statue of a bird sits atop the store in the right of the imag...

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