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Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Exterior view of one of the first Pawling & Harnischfeger machine shops. The building was built in 1886 on the corner of South First Street and East Oregon...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Two stone cutters (probably Italian) working on decorative details over the east entrance during the construction of the State Historical Society of Wiscon...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Full-length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a young Ho-Chunk man posing standing near a prop fence. He is wearing a suit jacket, vest wit...

Photograph

View of Rockford

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: View down Rock River towards a covered bridge near another bridge, with factories and the city in the background.

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Photograph of a watercolor painting by F.W. Heine of fellow artist Franz Rohrbeck. Rohrbeck is painting a study of a figure for the Jerusalem panorama (c...

Date: 1880 

Description: Charcoal portrait of George Baxter Burrows. A Wisconsin State Senator (1878-1882) and real estate broker, he willed his twelve-acre Lake Mendota frontage e...

Date: 1871 

Description: A view of south tweltfh street and a child standing in the center of the street.

Photograph

Alma, Wisconsin

Date: 1883 ca.

Description: Man waving his hat in foreground with Alma, Wisconsin, visible in background across the Mississippi River.

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Men and women ascend a staircase toward a shoe store as horses and carriages travel along the street below. The sign on the store reads, "Victor LaFrance R...

Date: 1859 

Description: Typed text on back of photograph: "River Falls Rifle company, River Falls, Wis. Organized 1859, later fought with 12th Wisconsin Volunteer Regiment in Civi...

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of William Sanderson McCormick (1815-1865).

Photograph

Diamond Grotto

Date: 1881-03-21 ca.

Description: Four women gather in the Diamond Grotto, a notable land form in the Wisconsin Dells. There is a rustic bridge in the foreground.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Slightly elevated view of farmyard with carriages, buggies and people. There is a wedding party in the front left corner.

Photograph

Beef Slough

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Man with a pole stands at the Beef Slough.

Photograph

Hampton Institute

Date: 1872 after

Description: A view of female students working in the fields with hoes. Behind them are various college buildings.

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a young Mary Virginia McCormick (1861-1941) in front of a painted backdrop. She is wearing a white dress with a striped sash, and sitti...

Photograph

Coal Tipple

Date: 1894-05-05 

Description: View from a boat on the Monangahela River of a coal tipple.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: People in farmyard on horse-drawn wagon with surrounding people standing or on horseback. Barn in background is wood frame with diagonal boards. Note als...

Date: 1856 

Description: Portrait of the family of Dr. Joseph Hobbins of Madison: Sarah Badger Jackson Hobbins holding her daughter Alice Russell Hobbins (1853-1926), Sarah Ellen H...

Date: 1887-11 

Description: Group portrait of German painters relaxing in the studio of the American Panorama Company, during a break from painting the Jerusalem cyclorama depicting t...

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