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Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A mill on the Yahara River at the outlet of Lake Mendota. The mill was built in 1850 by Governor Farwell.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Soldiers from the second Wisconsin regiment line a city street upon returning from Puerto Rico. There is a horse-drawn cart and an electric street car on t...

Date: 1894-07 

Description: Titled "A Ponca Indian Squaw dance". The participants hold up flags.

Date: 1895 

Description: Catalog cover with the words: "Roller & Ball Bearings on the Farm." Features an illustration of a woman surrounded by clouds perched on a winged wheel, hol...

Date: 1894-05-10 

Description: View from the Ohio River of four friends (three men and one woman) standing on the shore, seeing the travelers off. There is a bridge in the background.

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Woodard home. The two-story house is made of brick and has black shutters framing the windows. There is a first and second story outdo...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Side view of two men using a McCormick twine self-binding harvester lead by three horses. The original photograph caption reads, "This machine represents t...

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...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of the Yeatman sisters resting their arms on a piece of furniture in front of a painted backdrop.

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Frank Winneshiek (WaConChaHoNoKah), left, and Henry Winneshiek (WaConChaRooNayKah). Both wear traditional beaded shirts, garters, and Ho-Chunk-style moccas...

Photograph

Farm Home

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Two women, a man and a child posing on a road adjoining their homestead, with stumpland and a forest behind them.

Date: 1899 

Description: Exterior view of the Dodge County Workhouse for Transients.

Photograph

Ferry and Ferryman

Date: 1894-05-26 

Description: A ferryman poses on his docked ferry. Two horses are loaded on the ferry.

Photograph

Chelsea View

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of Chelsea including railroad tracks and car.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A farmer operates a horse-drawn McCormick grain binder in a field. Many of the gear mechanisms in the rear of the binder are clearly visible in the image.

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: F.D. Eyerley crouches down to give his daughter a kiss. A bicycle is propped against a wooden fence which runs the perimeter of the front yard of the West...

Date: 1893 

Description: Cyanotype scenic view of the 1893 Chicago World's Columbian Exposition grounds showing the U.S. Government Building and a bridge over the lagoon.

Photograph

Grignon Home

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The Grignon house was built (at the later address of 1313 Augustine Street) in 1836 by Charles Grignon. Charles Grignon was the son of Augustin Grignon, on...

Date: 1892 

Description: Milwaukee works. Long steel mill located on the bank of either a lake or a river. Multitudes of smokestacks, tracks, and small buildings.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Auditorium at the State School for the Deaf; the stage is dressed with a 'nature' backdrop.

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