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Date: 1875 ca.

Description: James Gates Percival's old armchair, upholstered with carpeting. The chair is displayed outdoors, sitting on a crocheted throw in the grass with trees in t...

Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: A small group of people stand in the yard of a damaged house that had its roof removed by a tornado, and moved off of its foundation, which is exposed on t...

Date: 1889 after

Description: The grave marker of Tom Quick, Jr., who reputedly killed many Native Americans after he allegedly witnessed his father killed by a group of Native American...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison Science Hall. View looking up Langdon Street, with a horse-drawn wagon on the right.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: The front (top) and back (bottom) of a promotional cards showing the plentiful corn crops of John Carstens, created to attract farmers to the agricultural...

Date: 1895 

Description: Page showing the month of April from the Hillside Home School calendar. Included are two small cyanotype photographs, one of a house and the other of a fie...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Construction of a railroad bridge on the Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railroad line. A set of railroad tracks is in the foreground, running along the s...

Photograph

Locomotive No. 539

Date: 1882 

Description: View across railroad tracks of two men posing near the right side of locomotive no. 539 on another set of railroad tracks. The locomotive was built by the...

Date: 1895 

Description: Front and back cover of catalog, for the months of January and December. January features a buck running through the woods, with the year "1894" over a lar...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: The sidewheel excursion, "Saint Paul," after running aground near Muscatine. The spar is set and the line out. Dan Sauer, the carpenter, is holding the sou...

Date: 1898 

Description: A buggy is mired up to the axles in mud. The horses have been unharnessed and led away. Hand painted signs appear on the fence in the background. This imag...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: A man is standing in front of a fence in the foreground. Two other men are in the middle ground; one is standing and one is on a horse. Onon Bjorn Dahle's...

Photograph

Ada Bass in Hammock

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Ada Bass reading a book while lying in a hammock.

Photograph

Adolescent Old Abe

Date: 1861 

Description: The mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Regiment, Old Abe as an adolescent standing on a shield perch outdoors. The young eagle stands in profile and his head fea...

Photograph

Rex Magnus Club

Date: 1887-10-09 

Description: A large group of men pose outside the Rex Magnus Club. Some of the men on the left are holding musical instruments. The words "Rex Magnus" are on the roof.

Photograph

Beehive Farm

Date: 1895 

Description: A man stands with fifty beehives on the farm of Bernhard Volkering in East Farmington. Trees and farm buildings surround the hives.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: An A.L. Dahl photograph, one of "Two different side views of the Suspension Bridge," from the series "Niagara Falls and Suspension Bridge" as mentioned in...

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Elevated view over roof tops of lower campus looking up towards Bascom Hall. Science Hall at the end of Langdon Street is on the right side of Bascom Hill...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A man and two women stand on a stile of broad wood in the middle of a field. The man stands on the second step, wearing a coat, bow tie, and fedora, the t...

Date: 1898 

Description: Flags and posters are displayed over King Street for the fifty year celebration. One banner reads: "1848 Wisconsin 1898." Pedestrians are on the streets an...

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