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Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Three men are posing in front of a farmhouse with farm equipment and carriages. One man stands in the field, another man drives a mower, and a third man si...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Partial view of billiard hall and Lake Mendota from the Ole Bull Residence, 130 East Gilman Street. Two people on shore pointing to sailboat. Later, the ho...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: A family is posed around a table on which are many thick books and a stereoscope. Most of the men, especially the twin boys, have assumed heroic postures....

Photograph

Fort Howard

Date: 1851 

Description: A rare photograph of U.S. Army soldiers stationed at Fort Howard canoeing on the Fox River. Fort Howard, built in 1816, was the first in the chain of forts...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Washburn Observatory. Hill, trees and fields are in the background. A man is standing near a small obs...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Northern Hospital for the Insane and its front grounds.

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: View from across the road of a picket fence, a garden with an arched trellis and a couple on the porch of a frame house. The house has wood trim on the por...

Date: 1896-09-24 

Description: An outdoor portrait of Elizabeth Slaughter sitting in a wicker baby carriage.

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: View across river of the Model Roller Mills, with the date 1884, with a railroad trestle is on the left. The mill wheel is turning.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Group portrait of veterans of the 36th Wisconsin Regiment posed on the steps of the Wisconsin State Capital in the late 1870s. Some of the men hold drums a...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Two-story brick building built in 1870 with arched windows, corner brackets, bell tower with elaborate cut work, four chimneys and fence in front. Inscript...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of a man on a lumber raft steering the raft through the rapids in the Wisconsin Dells.

Date: 1898-01-13 

Description: Elevated view of State Historical Society of Wisconsin, under construction, showing the first floor of building, with Music Hall in the background.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: A group posed on the porch of the Middleton House, a two-story frame building with lattice and cut work, located across the intersection from J. Green & Co...

Date: 1894-06-03 

Description: Ten-year-old Fredrik, Jessie's brother William Daniel Turvill,and Reuben Gold Thwaites, have a meal at a campsite at Crooked Creek.

Photograph

Ceylon Building

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: The gateway to the Ceylon Building's courtyard, from the Columbian Exposition in Chicago. The building was purchased by J.J. Mitchell, moved to Lake Geneva...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A farmer operates a horse-drawn binder in a field while cattle graze nearby. A farmhouse, several farm buildings and a windmill can be seen in the distance...

Photograph

Bascom Hall

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior of Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Photograph

Washing Hands

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Wisconsin National Guard members washing their hands in metal pans before a meal.

Photograph

Steamboat "Satirio"

Date: 1891 ca.

Description: View across water towards the steamboat "Satirio," owned by Henry Ainsworth. There is an American flag flying from the prow, and a banner hanging off the e...

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