S.S. Morton Tractor

Date: 1899 

Description: Three-quarter left side view of a tractor built by S.S. Morton. The photograph is labeled, "The Predecessor of the International Line."

Date: 1897-09-25 

Description: Outdoor group portrait of the Turvill brothers. All three men have beards. They are posing sitting on the ground in front of the family home. The man on th...

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Non-commissioned officers of Company C of the 2nd Wisconsin. From left to right they are W.S. Rouse, R. Ash, G.E. Smith, N.H. Whittemore, O.F. Crary, and J...


William and Fred

Date: 1894-05-26 

Description: William and Fred pose at the edge of a pond or creek.


Wisconsin Building

Date: 1893 

Description: The Wisconsin Building at the Chicago World's Fair (Columbian Exposition).



Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Captain F.A. Bishoff and engineer Dan Cook on board the ferry "Plowboy."

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the exterior of the Park Hotel at Carroll and Main Streets. There is a church building in the background on the left.

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: One of the eight female figures purchased from the Chicago firm Gould Brothers and Dribblee to be used on the gate posts of the Wisconsin State Capitol fen...

Date: 1877 

Description: Group portrait in front of the Immanuel Norwegian Evangelical Lutheran Church parsonage and part of a series taken during the meeting of the Eastern Distri...

Date: 1897 

Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr., with his fist in the air, speaking from the back of a wagon. He is wearing a hat and a suit without the coat. It was in part du...

Date: 1894-05-24 

Description: View across water towards a bridge with several steamboats lined up on the opposite shoreline on the other side of the bridge.

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: A family is gathered around a table in the yard. Behind them is a fence and behind that a frame house seen in a three-quarter view. It has arched second st...

Date: 1882 

Description: Fifth Avenue in Antigo, looking west.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: "Front view of Luther College, distance" as cited in Dahl's 1877 "Catalogue of Stereoscopic Views."

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: A Norwegian Sunday school picnic, perhaps held at Maple Bluff on Lake Mendota. The original stereograph is in the collection of the Norwegian-American Hist...

Date: 1875 

Description: Winter scene with three men and a dog on railroad tracks, also a man in the far background. Two of the men are up on the snowbanks with shovels. "The Grand...


Ole Bull Residence

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Ole Bull Residence, 130 East Gilman Street. The family is playing croquet on the lawn. Later, the house was known as the Thorp House. It became the state's...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Family in yard, with a woman holding a baby. There is a girl with an apron-type dress with frame house behind that has nicely cut woodwork on porch. There...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: This building, on an entire block of Spaight and Brearly Streets with Lake Monona, was originally the governor's mansion for Leonard J. Farwell. The Farwel...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: "Curiosities in Springdale, Wisconsin." A view of Nellie Springen, perhaps with her family, at a rocky outcropping enjoying coffee.

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