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Description: Panoramic view of Madison from Main Hall, now Bascom Hall, on the University of Wisconsin campus. North Hall, South Hall, and a portion of the grass in fro...
Date: 1899 ca.
Description: Farmer harvesting grain with McCormick grain binder built in 1883. Original caption reads: "The frame was made entirely of wood, iron being used only for g...
Description: Three boys in a crude boat on the Monongahela River.
Description: Raft construction on the water.
Description: Stereograph of the Artesian Well near the intersection of Wisconsin and Minnesota (later renamed Wacouta) Streets. The following is printed on the backside...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: A young boy operates a corn binder pulled by two horses. The binder is moving along a row of corn. An empty carriage or buggy sits in a field in the backgr...
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Stereograph of photographer Henry Hamilton Bennett pulling an oar on a Wisconsin raft.
Description: Launching Captain Abe McDougall's whaleback boat, "Christopher Columbus," from the American Steel Barge Company dock.
Date: 1861 ca.
Description: Panoramic view of downtown Chicago before the fire of 1871. The photograph was taken from the South side of the Chicago River, looking Northeast. The Rush...
Date: 1873 ca.
Description: The William Thompson family on the porch roof of their substantial brick bracket style house with shutters and with latticework at its foundation. A girl o...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Oblique view from the Mississippi River. Two young women are in a rowboat near the shoreline, and two young men are fishing in the river. Alma at the foot...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Extended family of fourteen posed in their best clothes outside a home. Older woman seated in rocking chair, with men, women, girls, boy and baby.
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: An unidentified family proudly posed in front of their brick, Greek Revival home, with their carriage and team of horses. Although the location is unidenti...
Date: 1894 ca.
Description: Group portrait of Native American school students and teachers.
Description: Ambrotype of the Wade House, a carriage inn located in Greenbush, also showing a section of the original plank road in the foreground.
Description: Front of armory on Broadway Street, which has a single turret and a sign that reads "Light Horse Squadron Armory." Housed the Light Squadron of the Wiscons...
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: 1898-07-04 ca.
Description: Three Schildhauer women, Mrs. Henry, Annie and Clara, stand in a wooded area. All three women wear elaborate hats, and Mrs. Henry holds an open umbrella.
Description: View from the Wisconsin State Capitol looking north to Lake Mendota along Wisconsin Avenue. Visible are the City Hall, left, built in 1858, and the Federal...
Description: A bull ("cow") stands in the water on the shoreline of Lake Monona.
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