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Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Candid portrait of John Commons posing in front of a lace curtain with his hands in his pockets. This may have been taken while he was at Syracuse Universi...

Photograph

North Main Street

Date: 1890 before

Description: View down unpaved street, which has numerous horse-drawn vehicles parked along the curbs. People are on the street and sidewalk, with a larger group and a...

Date: 1898 

Description: Louis and Henry Harder and Mr. and Mrs. Schildhauer pose by a tree with their bicycles parked nearby. They were probably resting during a bicycle ride on M...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Eliza Catherine Scidmore seated in an ornate chair with a small dog curled up on her lap. Next to her stands a Japanese woman.

Date: 1890 

Description: Exterior of the drugstore of Joseph Mabbett Alcott at 90 Wisconsin Street. Pictured are Charles Alcott (left), his son, and store helpers.

Photograph

Winter Walk

Date: 1898 

Description: Alice and Eleanor Brown with their nurse in front of 121 East Gilman Street. The three houses in the photo are 125 East Gilman, 133 East Gilman and 139 Ea...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Building from across the river, with construction workers working nearby. Signs for the Boston Store and Diamond tires are on the roof, as well as lettered...

Date: 1896-09-24 ca.

Description: 240 Langdon Street, residence of attorney William A.P. Morris. In 1902 Morris built and moved to a house at 635 Howard Place. He financed a brick street...

Date: 1899 

Description: Outdoor portrait of August Krueger, left, and August Hable, right. The men, who met while Krueger worked on the great lakes, hold hats and newspapers in Ha...

Date: 1893 

Description: Front cover of an advertising catalog for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company. At the center is a portrait of Cyrus McCormick inside an egg shape with...

Date: 1892 

Description: This 1892 map of Douglas County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, roads, railroads, trails, lakes and st...

Date: 1896 

Description: Section 1 of 12, this bicycle road map features Wisconsin bicycle routes in the counties of Dane, Jefferson, Waukesha, Milwaukee, Green, Rock, Walworth, Ra...

Photograph

City of Madison

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the city of Madison, seen from atop Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1895 

Description: Everetta and Cary Bass in a horse-drawn carriage with an unidentified woman. Behind them is a fence, trees, and a field.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: A replication of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. Jesus, along with two other men, are on crosses. On the left is a group of men. One soldier wearing armor...

Date: 1892 

Description: This map shows schools, engine houses, railroads, street railways, wards, parks, cemeteries, block numbers, a street index, explanations, and general refer...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of an elderly couple, both seated in chairs in front of a painted backdrop.

Date: 1892 

Description: Back cover of calendar, with the text: "Hail Columbia, Happy Land!" Features a bird's-eye illustration of the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition (World's Fa...

Date: 1896 

Description: Front elevation and floor plans submitted by Milwaukee architect, H. Koch & Co., for the Wisconsin Historical Society building design competition. The bui...

Date: 1897-05-15 

Description: Elevated view of the Chicago & Northwestern Railway yards looking northwest. The elevator of the Northern Grain Company is in the middle distance.

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