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Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The Laurie residence, home of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Laurie, occupied by them since 1870.

Date: 1899-06-12 ca.

Description: View of debris, perhaps from tornado damage in the business district of New Richmond. A group of onlookers investigate the damage. Caption on stereoview re...

Date: 1899 

Description: A baby portrait of Edgar Krueger at age 2 months lying in a chair wearing a long gown. Bottles of milk sit on a side table.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Little Norway Church, with graveyard, located south of Black River Falls.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Parlor view of Annie and Fred Brown home, 121 East Gilman Street.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Holiday card featuring a boy and his dog. The boy is wearing a white and blue sailor suit. The dog is sitting up and begging with a sprig of holly in his m...

Photograph

Christmas Tree

Date: 1899-12 

Description: Christmas tree in the home of Edward Petersen decorated with a wide assortment of ornaments and tinsel garland. It is standing on a low table in front of a...

Date: 1895-09-04 

Description: A promotional card depicting Oswald Scheller and his family on their farm in northern Wisconsin.

The caption below the image reads: "Field of potatoes on...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the exterior of the Park Hotel at Carroll and Main Streets. There is a church building in the background on the left.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Half-length portrait of actress and singer Lillian Russell with her young daughter Dorothy Lillian Solomon, who later performed under the name Dorothy Russ...

Photograph

Stuffed Old Abe

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....

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Winter scene with men standing on snow banks near a Madison-Portage Railroad locomotive. "The Grand and Majestic Snowbanks on the Madison and Portage Railr...

Date: 1878 after

Description: View from the street of a man holding the reins for a team of two horses and sitting in the driver's seat of the Omnibus Line in front of the Park Hotel on...

Photograph

Bicycle Racers

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Three men (Charles Crane, unidentified man, and Stuart Harbridge) in racing gear on a triplet tandem bike in front of racer Al Bauman on the Racine Athleti...

Date: 1856 

Description: May-June 1856 page from the Historical Society accession register, in which Corresponding Secretary Lyman Draper listed the books received that month.

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: View down Main street. Will Brothers Meat Market can be seen on the right corner, and a tinshop is beside it on the left.

Photograph

William P. Ruggles

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of William P. Ruggles. He was born in Barre, Massachusetts, in February of 1807. Ruggles came to Wisconsin on July 3, 1836,...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Staff members of the Wisconsin Hospital for the Insane pose at the hospital doors. Mendota Mental Health Institute

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Main Street and Green Bay House seen from the top of the Beaumont House.

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Engraved view of Madison showing a train in the foreground. The 2nd State Capitol (1st in Madison) can be seen on the horizon.

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