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Date: 1873 ca.
Description: Stereograph of Pastor Claus Friman Magelssen (1830-1904), his second wife Marie Schlambusch Magelssen, and their family sit around a table set for coffee....
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: 1875 ca.
Description: Architectural drawing of the north elevation of the Chicago residence of Cyrus Hall McCormick and his family. The drawing was produced by the architectural...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: View of the California house next to a store that says, "M. Silber & Bro.," and a "Boot & Shoe Store." A bakery is on the left side of the image, with sev...
Description: Exterior view of the Giles house, residence of Hiram H. Giles, state legislator and social welfare authority.
Description: The First Regiment of the Louisiana Native Guards disembarking at Fort Macomb, Louisiana. The fort is adjacent to the Venetian Isles community, now legally...
Date: 1849-05 ca.
Description: The bottom lands and a farm in Missouri; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Or...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: A man stands in the open doorway of a Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis, & Omaha railway boxcar.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Detail of the photograph of the Third Capitol showing the North Wing addition completed in 1883. Designed by D.R. Jones, the North and South additions were...
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Bridge carpenters and other workmen with a winch constructing a railroad trestle over a wooded valley.
Description: This blue line print covers the stretch of railroad numbered 1478+40 through 1689+60. Some streets and blocks in the town and the Wolf River are labeled.
Date: 1860 after
Description: Four Union soldiers chasing four Confederate soldiers. The Union soldiers have a Union flag, a cannon and rifles with bayonets. The four Confederate soldie...
Date: 1897 ca.
Description: View of a large, stone residence with the first Ferris Wheel in the distance.
Description: Monument Square.
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: Institutional fire fighting department at the Northern Hospital for the Insane, executing drills on the exterior of the building. Fire fighting equipment i...
Description: Exterior view of the Babcock home, a Queen Ann style structure at 537 E. Wisconsin Avenue. People, presumably the Babcock family, are standing in front of...
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: Exterior of front entrance of Main Hall (now Bascom Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
Description: Stereograph view of Bayfield with a sawmill in the foreground.
Description: Depiction of a buffalo on the plains (Plate 2). "This noble animal, which is the largest and most formidable of the ruminating species, existing in Nort...
Description: Elevated view of legislators in the Assembly Chamber of the Wisconsin State Capitol.
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