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Date: 1893 ca.
Description: Students gather in the schoolyard at the Wisconsin Industrial School for Boys. A group of four boys is seen in the foreground, while dozens of others stand...
Description: Chromolithograph card of an Italian woman in "native" Neapolitan costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Small town business district with a group of men and women posed on the board sidewalk on the right. Another group of men and boys are on and around a trac...
Description: "Gee Whizz! Clear the track. McCormick trains are everywhere." Advertising poster describing the worldwide success of McCormick harvesting machines. Featu...
Description: Sanborn-Perris fire insurance maps for city of Menasha.
Description: These two maps of Madison and the Four Lakes region show the site of the Teachers Country Club on Lake Monona, the lakes and the Catfish or Yahara River, f...
Description: Studio portrait of Oto man, Wogewashonewahe or Gray Stone. Part of Siouan (Sioux) and Otoe Tribes.
Description: At the Aztalan Indian Mounds a group of people are standing on a hillside in the background. In the foreground are corn shocks.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Three women (Jennie Parsons Kelly, left, and Lena Eisenback Post, center, and an unidentified woman on the right) on Main Street in front of Yep Ah Sing's...
Description: Interior view of the H. Schildhauer home at 13 North Webster Street. The photograph was taken looking from the parlor into the dining area. The Victorian-s...
Description: This map shows building use, railroads, tramways, lumber yards, roads, watchman’s stations, and steam pipes. Also included is text about buildings, Clapp a...
Date: 1896 ca.
Description: Mrs. D.W. Osborn sits on a loveseat in a Victorian-era home. She sits in her wedding dress with a bouquet of flowers on her lap.
Description: Informal portrait of “Captain Boyd” seated in what appears to be an office.
Description: Exterior view of the Jackson County Courthouse.
Description: Columbian Exposition; Foreground: Irish Village in Midway; Background: Buildings in Jackson Park.
Description: Front cover, and two inside pages of a fold-out catalog for "The New Champion Mower, Wonderful Wobble Gear, Far famed foot lift." The 12 panel catalog fold...
Description: Elevated view looking west towards Washburn Observatory and the surrounding area in the distance. Two windmills are behind the observatory, and Lake Mendot...
Description: Portrait of Daniel Steele Durrie (1819-1892), American librarian. Durrie served as the librarian for the State Historical Society of Wisconsin (now the Wi...
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: Annie Storer Brown with two children, Eleanore Annie Brown (on her lap), and Alice Brown (in rocking chair), at their home, 121 East Gilman Street.
Date: 1899 ca.
Description: A farmer sits on a mower pulled by two horses in the middle of a field. Two other men appear to be herding cattle along a path beyond the field. A farm hou...
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