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Date: 1884-06-03 

Description: Drawings of the Republican National Convention. The main drawing shows an outside view with the caption "Scene in front of the convention building during t...

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: The Institution for the Education of the Blind where Louisa May Alcott attended school. Writing on the photo reads "Institution for the Education of the Bl...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Seated studio portrait of a young girl. She is wearing glass or amber beads.

Photograph

The Ministers

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: "The Ministers" gathered at "The Norwegian Lutheran Synod held at Minneapolis, Minn., 1875," as described in Dahl's 1877 "Catalogue of Stereoscopic Views."

Date: 1899 

Description: This map is ink on tracing cloth and shows lot and block numbers and dimensions, streets, the high school park, and survey monuments. The map is oriented...

Date: 1857 

Description: An actor dressed as an army officer, holding a saber, for the performance of "Black Hawk, or Lily of the Prairie," a drama written by Mary Elizabeth Mears...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A large group of Brewery workers posing outside of Gund's Brewery in La Crosse. In the front of the group two men are seated at a table with a large stein...

Date: 1856 before

Description: A hand-colored etching, labeled Choncology Plate II, depicts mollusks collected by the Perry expedition. The specimens were described and named by p...

Photograph

Osborn House

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A view of the original house on the Osborn homestead, built in 1844 when J.H. Osborn moved to Oshkosh permanently from New York City.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A group of men in suits, presumably foremen or supervisors, and several men in work clothes, are in a grain field. Most of the men in suits are either seat...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: "Rev. J.A. Ottesen, family and family group on the veranda" from Dahl's 1877 "Catalogue of Stereoscopic Views." First row left to right: Mrs. Ottesen, Fro...

Date: 1866 

Description: View from railroad tracks through the Allatoona Pass. One of the buildings on the left says "Grocery", and piles of lumber are stacked along the sides of t...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: The harbor, showing the sidewheel packet, "Belle of La Crosse," and the sidewheel ferry "Alex McGregor." Other boats are also seen including two barges loa...

Historical Object

Girl's Homespun Cotton Dress

Date: 1862 

Description: View of a long-sleeve, brown and white checked dress worn by Cora Cundiff.

Date: 1898 

Description: Farmers with their loads waiting to ship on train number 40 at Colfax, Wisconsin. "An everyday occurrence at 3:50 pm during September and October."

Date: 1881 

Description: Advertising card for Deering harvesting machinery showing young boys operating a grain binder drawn by oxen. The caption reads "the Deering binder at work...

Photograph

The "Red Wing"

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: The sternwheel packet, "Red Wing," at a landing on the upper Mississippi River between 1870 and 1882.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Ada Bass and her daughter Everetta, posing behind Ada's sister, Ina.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: An interior view of the Dankoler's dining room. A carved cupboard with a mirror is on the left and on the right is a table and a chair.

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Looking northwest from the Methodist Episcopal Church, Main Street, with trolley track running down the center of the street.

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