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Description: Engraved image of a man coasting on a high-wheel bicycle. He has his legs draped over the handlebars, and his hands on the handlebars, leaving the pedals f...
Date: 1899 ca.
Description: A man steers a horse and carriage down a winding country road near Clarendon Pond. Village dwellings are visible across the pond.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: A farmer smoking a pipe while standing in his field. In the background are farm buildings.
Description: Promotional card created to advertize land in northern Wisconsin.
Caption: STREET SCENE IN MEDFORD, TAYLOR COUNTY, WISCONSIN. - This view of one of...
Description: Large crowd gathered for Lincoln's second inauguration.
Description: View through trees towards a cabin. One man holding a rifle stands in the center at the left front side of the cabin, and a group of four men sit on the ri...
Description: African American boatmen run a rapids in a small river boat.
Date: 1862 ca.
Description: The third Wisconsin State Capitol (the second in Madison), from Governor Farwell's Octagon House, probably early in 1862. Also visible in the downtown are...
Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of 1st Lieutenant Samuel W. Smith (from Mineral Point), Company E, 30th Wisconsin Infantry.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: "Old Abe", eagle mascot of the 8th Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. After his death in 1881 he was stuffed, mounted, and put in the Capitol museum....
Description: Large group of Indians engaged in the game of lacrosse (Plate 23). "Having in the two former illustrations and their chapters, explained to the readers the...
Date: 1887 ca.
Description: Picnic Point from University Drive.
Description: Halvor Nerison Hauge (1830-1906) had much to be proud of in 1874: an imposing brick house, modern harvesting equipment and a growing family. When Dahl publ...
Description: Students in front of new Montello School House on the first day school was held in the new building, November 16.
Description: Studio portrait of Halbert Eleazer Paine.
Description: Catalog featuring calendar pages. February features Lewis Miller, the father of the mowing machine, with text and a portrait. March has an illustration of...
Description: A traveling library station in the Saudvig home.
Description: Detail of the Assembly Chamber photograph focusing on the journalists seated near the front of the room. During the 19th century, coverage of Capitol news...
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: The first school house in DeForest is a frame, one-story building with shutters. The group posed in front consists of the woman teacher and her students. B...
Date: 1897 ca.
Description: Interior view of the Henry Schildhauer home, located on West Washington Avenue. A table is set for a poultry dinner.
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