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Beer Barons

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Six prominent German American brewers pose outdoors, seated around a table, for a portrait labeled "The Poterhouse [sic] Club." Well-dressed in suits and h...

Date: 1893 

Description: Buildings at Columbian Exposition in Jackson Park viewed from Stony Island Avenue. "L" station and train are in the foreground.

Photograph

Ripon College West

Date: 1874 

Description: Ripon College, West College.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Norwegian-American farm laborer, Hans Christianson (age 44), stands next to the grave of his childless wife, Karen Luis Christianson, born 1829, who died J...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane designed by Stephen V. Shipman (Mendota Mental Health Institute).

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Mosaic in the south/central lobby floor of the Wisconsin Historical Society. The printer's mark of Melchor Lotter, a Leipzig printer from 1491-1536, was in...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Ladies Hall (later Chadbourne Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. First and second floor porches are visible on side of t...

Date: 1897 

Description: Outdoor portrait of Kent Wood sitting on a wooden wheelbarrow against a wall holding a pipe. He has his right arm resting on a wooden box. A dog (at the ed...

Date: 1892-05-03 

Description: Tree planting ceremony on the Wooded Island during construction of the Columbian Exposition in Jackson Park. Standing to the left of the tree wrapped with...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Office of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company at 212 Market St. Two men and a boy stand outside the office on one side while three men sit on the oth...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Onon Bjorn Dahle and family stand before their substantial two-story bracket style stone house. It has a hipped roof, shutters and a picket fence. Onon Bjo...

Postcard

Pabst Residence

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Home with large yard with many trees and a fountain on the right. A smokestack is in the distant background. On the sidewalk are pedestrians, and on the r...

Date: 1899 

Description: Detail of the 1899 Senate photograph, showing details such as the president's chair (much more ornamented than the Assembly Speaker's chair) and desk with...

Date: 1896 

Description: Flour and grist mill built on Green Lake Prairie and later moved to Alto. It stood about 50 feet tall and 24 feet wide.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of a large crowd of people on a construction site. A horse and carraige is visible with the Fond du Lac Machine & Iron Works in the backg...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Interior view of a decorated bay window in a Victorian-era home. The window area was used as a photography back-drop so the shades are drawn and fabric is...

Date: 1898 

Description: View from Park Street of entrance to Science Hall at the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Photograph

Harvesting a Field

Date: 1895-10-17 

Description: Elevated view from hill of a large group of men harvesting a field. Four men are standing atop a mound of what appears to be straw or hay. A steam thresher...

Date: 1899 

Description: Full-length portrait of an unknown women standing in a doorway. The tall doorway has a drape on a pole just underneath a transom window or screen. A coat i...

Photograph

Pio Nono College

Date: 1898 

Description: Exterior view of Pio Nono College.

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