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Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Family of nine seated in front yard of brick house that has fan window on third floor, door trim and vines surrounding porch.

Date: 1875 

Description: Corner of Mitchell and S. 5th Street. The twin towered building seen today was completed in 1873.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Distant view of the town from a hill with houses, garden plots, businesses and churches.

Date: 1897-04-18 

Description: Schooner Charles N. Ryan wrecked in a storm north of Ludington, Michigan on April 18, 1897. Possibly a photograph of the crew being rescued by the L...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: The R. Daniel Rickelsen Rickelsen family is gathered around a table in a yard. A man holds a stick, and a clay pipe sits on the table. The frame house behi...

Date: 1869-07-04 

Description: The Camilla, a wood-burning locomotive that belonged to the Chicago & Northwestern Railway. The locomotive is decorated for the 4th of July, 1869.

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp (1825-1890), seated at left, poses with his second wife, Catherine Orb Seipp (1846-1920), seated to his left, with other family...

Photograph

Railroad Trestle

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Timber railroad trestle over a wooded valley, apparently at the final stage of construction.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: A family is gathered around table for coffee with a frame house behind that has a sewing machine on its porch, and a lightning rod on the roof. A framed pi...

Photograph

Wagon Train

Date: 1872 

Description: A view of a wagon train passing through the town which includes numerous covered wagons and horses, and storefronts.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Elevated view. The church in the left background is the Zion Lutheran Church. The white house behind the bandstand is Captain Leahy's home (father of Admir...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: The Richard Green residence is a frame house with a porch that features latticework. Before it stands an elaborate white fence. A clothesline pole can be s...

Photograph

Park Hotel

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Park Hotel. Among its fine features are black walnut trim, Brussels carpet, marble-topped furniture, and spring beds. The hotel was on...

Date: 1880 before

Description: Stereograph. Part of a bridge is visible in the lower left corner. Under the bridge is a floating pier with advertisements painted on its sides. Another br...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View of an arch erected for the celebration of Admiral George Dewey's naval victory at Manila Bay in the Philippines during the Spanish-American War. Throu...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the Townsend House boathouse across a lake.

Photograph

Cass Street

Date: 1888 

Description: View of Biddle Street. The 'x' marks the home of Mr. Brigham. The road is tree-lined, with homes behind the trees. "With cross on it, just under the sou...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Three men standing on a rock formation possibly in the Baraboo Bluffs.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Swimming in the lake with the Cliff House in background. Cliff House was a resort hotel built shortly after 1872, when Devil's Lake was reached by rail. Bo...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Family seated in yard of tree-shaded two-story brick house with hipped roof. Baby in wicker carriage with fringed top.

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