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Photograph

Oil City

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Farm fields and houses.

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Elevated view from hill of the freight steamer "Cornucopia" loading hides at the Hammond Brothers warehouse, with Lawrence University buildings on the hill...

Date: 1895-12 

Description: A northeast view of Madison from University Pier.

Date: 1864 

Description: The capitol building is on a hill overlooking the city. Union soldiers have pitched tents on the grounds. Plate 02

Date: 1879 

Description: Old Abe, the Wisconsin War eagle, is perched outdoors with his wings stretched a little, on a stars and stripes shield near a cannon with a flag in the bac...

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: View across water towards the Tonyawatha Spring Hotel on Lake Monona. The hotel, on the east shore of the lake, is located in Blooming Grove Township, just...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Panoramic view of Madison, taken from the roof of South Hall. This reduced copy was made from original negatives by E.C. Nielson. Labels for both Lake Mend...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: A split-rail fence borders a prosperous farm. The low building in the center is the kind of cattle shed settlers built as their first buildings. Circular h...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Ada Bass and Everetta standing on the porch of the Bass family home.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View across road of Syl standing in front of a three-story duplex house on Jones Island.

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Virginia City was the first capitol of Montana. A group of men stand near a building reading "L.H. Hershe(obscured) & Co.," which appears to be a bank and...

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Family in yard around table with coffee cups and plants. The frame house in the background has a sewing machine on the porch, wood trim at top of front and...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: The home of the Reverend Carl Christian Aas (1843-1898) and family. There is a rocking horse and baby carriage in the view. The stone house was the first p...

Date: 1895 

Description: Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railroad train at the old station, 640 West Washington Ave., with snowplow at the old depot. Engineer James F. Mills is i...

Date: 1897 

Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr., campaigning in Cumberland. La Follette led the reform faction in Wisconsin's Republican party and in 1900, he was elected gover...

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: The brass band of the 2nd Wisconsin Infantry. In the past the leader in the picture was identified as Hazard W. Titus, but Titus did not become leader unt...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Quite possibly this is the "View of the Grand Music Band" listed in the "Centennial Views of the City of Madison, July 4th, 1876. Views of Chicago Light Gu...

Date: 1865 

Description: The ruins of Charleston after General Sherman's men burned the town near the end of the Civil War. A man, smoking a pipe, and a boy sit on the shoreline of...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Elevated exterior view of buildings and grounds of the Wisconsin State Prison. Prisoners are in formation.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Two small girls dressed in ruffles and bows sit on a woven carpet outside in the sun.

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