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Photograph

Nurse and Newborn

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: A nurse sits with Mrs. D.W. Osborn's week-old newborn.

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Woodpile in right foreground, with family near board fence. There is a man holding an accordion, and a frame house in background. Two children are standing...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: A family sits around a table in a yard. One woman holds a stereoscope in her lap. Behind them is a frame house with shuttered windows and a small loveseat...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A detailed look at the dining room table in the Dankoler home.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Walters Brewery with adjacent buildings.

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Portrait of Anita McCormick Blaine (1866-1954) and her brother Stanley Robert McCormick (1874-1947).

Date: 1860 after

Description: A soldier stands on the left with his gun and bayonet. A sailor stands on the right holding a banner that reads, "THE UNION MUST & SHALL BE PRESERVED". In...

Date: 1866 date unknown

Description: Head and shoulders engraving of Cordelia Harvey.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of three men and a woman standing, and four women sitting in front of a painted backdrop. Young man standing on the extreme right is probab...

Date: 1877 

Description: View of Spence's observation tower with a group of people standing on its upper balcony.

Date: 1895 

Description: Group portrait of Police Chief John Adamson and police officers. In the front row from the left are Frank Currier, John Adamson, Jake Togsland, and John Sc...

Date: 1856-06-20 ca.

Description: View from the depot of the Lakeshore Railroad to East Water Street. Holzlhuber travelled to Milwaukee to visit a family he knew from his teachings in Vienn...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Oscar (Boney) Halverson smoking a cigar on the front porch of a house. He's wearing a shirt with collar, suspenders, and high, laced boots, sitting on to...

Photograph

Brass Band

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Brass band musicians in uniform pose with their instruments.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: A split rail fence borders a prosperous farm. The low building in the center is the kind of cattle shed settlers built as their first buildings. Circular...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Benjamin Walker Castle in the 900 block of East Gorham Street on the shore of Lake Mendota, built by Englishman Benjamin Walker in 1862-1863.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Born August 1, 1861, Samuel Sturgis was the younger brother of Nina Sturgis Dousman. He attended West Point Military Academy and had a distinguished career...

Postcard

Ceylon Building

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: The Ceylon Building from the water, from the Columbian Exposition in Chicago. The building was later purchased by J.J. Mitchell and converted to a private...

Date: 1893 

Description: Stereoview through a Ferris wheel at the Chicago World's Fair. The sensation of the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago was the Ferris wheel, the...

Photograph

Reaping Scene

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: Three men take a break during harvesting. Their horse-drawn reaper raked the grain into rows as it cut. In the background are various farmstead buildings,...

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