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Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The N.K. Fairbanks estate, "Butternuts."

Historical Object

Album Page with Pussy Willows

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Two photographs featuring Louise Mears (Mrs. Frank B.) Fargo holding her son Stuart are mounted on an album page decorated with hand-painted pussy willow t...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A chain and posts border the yard of the lighthouse, which is attached to a two-story house.

Date: 1888 after

Description: A view of the reading room at the College of the Sacred Heart. Various sofas and tables stand around the room and a piano is visible against the wall in t...

Photograph

Barn Raising

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Seated group of women participating in a barn raising.

Photograph

Ripon College

Date: 1867 after

Description: A view of a campus building at Ripon College, taken from a green space. A stone commemorative marker is visible to the right.

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: A formation of soldiers stand at attention during the dedication ceremony for the University of Wisconsin-Madison gymnasium.

Date: 1876 before

Description: Stereograph. Building also housed the Custom House. Corner of Milwaukee and Wisconisn Streets.

Photograph

Frank Allis House

Date: 1895-05 

Description: An exterior view from front drive of Frank Allis' house. There is a young child in the yard on the right. In the background is a lake.

Date: 1873 

Description: This 1874 map of Washington and Ozaukee counties, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, rural landownership a...

Date: 1850 

Description: Illustration of the second Wisconsin State Capitol, which was the first one in Madison.

Date: 1899-07-26 

Description: Exterior view of a Scotch Presbyterian church in the vicinity of Verona.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View from pier or dock of buildings along the Milwaukee River, including a building with a clock tower. Signage on brick exteriors reads "J.C. Iverson Co....

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: People are sitting in a horse-drawn wagon and standing next to farm machinery, including a dump rake and a hay mower. A barn is behind them.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Exterior of Washburn Observatory at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, showing telephone wires.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: A depiction of Jerusalem on the day of Jesus' crucifixion. Mount Mizpeh and Emmaus are in the distance.

Photograph

Tornado Debris

Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: Debris left after tornado. A portion of a roof from a collapsed building lies on top of the debris, including the wheels of a carriage or cart.

Photograph

Church Interior

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: View of a church interior looking up the aisle between the pews and towards the altar. An acoustical hood or sounding board is over the pulpit, and the alt...

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...

Map or Atlas

Oconomowoc, Wis.

Date: 1870 

Description: Birds eye drawing of Oconomowoc depicts street names and street layouts, houses, trees, Oconomowoc River, Fowler Lake, and La Belle Lake. A reference key a...

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