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Graduating Class

Date: 1894 

Description: Eight men and women of a graduating class sit outdoors holding their diplomas. They are seated on the steps of the photographer's home at 131 East Montello...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: View of the west side of Water Street.

Date: 1898 

Description: A unknown girl is kneeling in Turvill garden. She is wearing a dress and her hair is braided. There is a path in the center and the gardens surround her....


Water Street

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: View of Water Street featuring a group of patrons standing in the entrance of A. Becker's Saloon.

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Memorial wreath in the shape of an anchor.


Nurse Rechard

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A woman identified as Nurse Rechard stands in profile on the bottom step of a small flight of porch stairs. She is holding a tray with glassware on it.

Date: 1865-04-15 

Description: Banner from newspaper from the day after Abraham Lincoln was assassinated.

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Abdih-Hiddisch, a Minatarre Chief, posed holding an ax.


Octagon House

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Richards' Octagon House with a horse and carriage and various people posed in front of it.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Two young men, Carl and Roy Linnell, stand on either side of a wooden chair supporting a mounted buck's head with antlers. They are wearing dark suit jacke...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: View of the interior of a small Lutheran church. A wood-burning stove is in the aisle between the pews, and a painting is hanging above the altar.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The Astor Company or Brisbois fur trading post.


Ferdinand Hotz

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Quarter-length portrait of the photographer Ferdinand Hotz (March 14, 1868 - December 28, 1946) as a young man. He wears a fine suit and a single pearl stu...

Date: 1896-03-08 ca.

Description: Three men stand near a large iceboat owned by Dutton and Wheeler on Lake Mendota.

Date: 1895 

Description: Front cover of catalog featuring a framed portrait of Cyrus H. McCormick surrounded by foliage. A putto is pulling away a drape from the portrait with one...


Domestic Dispute

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: In a posed scene, the photographer, wearing sleeve protectors, stands on the porch holding a bucket and large measuring cup while his smiling wife Clara th...


Street Parade Rig

Date: 1870 

Description: Street parade rig, apparently to agitate against delays in construction of a railroad to connect Manitowoc to the west. In the background is a store owned...

Date: 1865-04-15 

Description: Newsprint extra about the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. It appeared on the back page of publication with a time line of events as they occurred.

Date: 1864 

Description: This map depicts the positions of Union forces, in blue, and Confederate forces, in red, at the end of 1863 after the cessation of the Knoxville Campaign....

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A large group of men and a boy work in a field harvesting hay. There is a large pile of hay with a man standing on top of it. Other men use a hay stacker t...

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