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Date: 1887 ca.
Description: View across Park Street towards the northwest of the new Science Hall, shortly after its completion on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Part of...
Description: General Hood ordered a train full of gunpowder set on fire so that the Union Army couldn't use it, resulting in a series of explosions.
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: View from across road of four-story dormitory on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
Description: Exterior of Bascom Hall with dome (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. People are sitting and walking on the lawn. For a re...
Date: 1873 ca.
Description: Elevated view of the Park Hotel at the intersection of Carroll and Main streets, with the Capitol Park on the right. Several carriages are hitched at the p...
Description: In the cornfield of Jas. E. Seed, a number of large, yellow "Yankee" pumpkins ripen on vines. A man is crouched in the field, holding a pumpkin in his arms...
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: 1890 ca.
Description: Everetta Bass, the photographer's daughter, standing next to a younger girl, identified as Verta, sitting in a baby carriage.
Description: Several men unload coal from barges with shovels. A row of buildings is in the background.
Date: 1899 ca.
Description: Matthew J. Hoven with hands on hips standing in front of M.J. Hoven's Meat Market. A sign on the building reads: "Oyster Depot; Wholesale & Retail". There...
Description: McCormick Harvesting Machine Company dealership operated by general agent J.G. Coleman. Built in 1898, with a frontage on Blount Street of 40 feet and 116...
Description: Stereograph, probably one of Dahl's images from "Centennial Views of Madison, July 4th, 1876." In the distance, a group of soldiers stand in front of a ten...
Date: 1894 ca.
Description: A young girl poses on a rustic wooden bridge in the woods.
Date: 1889 ca.
Description: Elevated view of group gathered and posed on a new street. Behind the group is a large pile of lumber, wooden sidewalks, and what appear to be newly-constr...
Description: Winter view of early buildings on Rocky Roost, which was west of Governor's Island. There is snow on the roofs, on the rocks and on the shore of Lake Mendo...
Description: Exterior view of a log house at the base of a cliff. A man and a boy pose in front of the house.
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: Eight people posing in front of a one-story clapboard house holding possessions. The man on the far left is holding a gun and wears a ammunition belt aroun...
Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr., with his fist in the air, speaking from the back of a wagon. He is wearing a hat and a suit without the coat. It was in part du...
Description: Exterior of Fort Sumter. There are several men and a boat on the shoreline in the foreground.
Description: Cabinet card of a deeply rutted dirt road, which leads to buildings in the background. Fences are visible on both sides. This image was entered in a 1898 c...
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