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Photograph

Church Choir

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A woman plays the organ, while two women, wearing hats, and three men, gather behind her, holding song books. They are enclosed by a low, circular railing;...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Mr. Edward Schildhauer relaxes in a rocking chair with his feet on a desk. He is reading a newspaper.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: East Water Street and Wisconsin Street, northwest corner; this is also called the Ludington Block. The Spring Street and Booth Building are in the backgrou...

Photograph

Fairchild Residence

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: An interior view of the Lucius Fairchild Residence.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A group of men working in a field with farm buildings in the background. A man wearing a wide brimmed hat is standing on top of a large pile of hay holding...

Map or Atlas

Ft. Atkinson, Wis.

Date: 1893 

Description: This photocopy of a bird’s-eye-view map shows illustrated houses and various buildings. Streets and the Rock River are labeled. An index to points of inter...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A studio portrait of three young Ho-Chunk men wearing suit jackets, trousers, and neckties in front of a painted backdrop. Two are wearing hats and smoking...

Date: 1898 

Description: Decorated arch erected on State Street as part of the Semi-Centennial celebration of statehood. The arch bears a representation of Commodore Dewey's victor...

Photograph

Terry Andrae

Date: 1892 

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Terry Andrae, who is wearing several medals on his chest won in bicycle races.

Date: 1894 

Description: Color lithograph cover illustration for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Shows a courtroom scene framed with a draped American flag and th...

Date: 1895 

Description: Illustration of a Van Duzen traction gasoline engine.

Date: 1892-07 

Description: Procession of children and adults at the second convention of the Wisconsin Loyal Temperance League at Delavan. The LTL was a branch of the Women's Christi...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Houses by a stream in Zermatt, Switzerland. A woman is doing laundry (?) in the foreground.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Promotional card displaying John Riemer and a women in front his home.

The caption reads, "Home of John Riemer, 3 3/4 miles from Stetsonville, Taylor...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A young boy operating a corn binder pulled by two horses. The binder is moving along a row of corn. An empty carriage or buggy is sitting in a field in the...

Photograph

Isham Family

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Ira Robinson Isham family at the Lac Courte Oreilles Indian Reservation. From left to right: Isham's son-in-law, Isham, his daughter, and Indian medicine m...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: David Bow Littlesoldier (MauJchayMauNeeKah) poses in front of a backdrop that appears in many of Van Schaick’s photographs. He wears a hat (wookanak), a be...

Date: 1899 

Description: The only known visual documentation of the Senate Chamber in the third Wisconsin Capitol. It was probably more colorful than it appears here. In 1869 a rep...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A farmer operates a horse-drawn McCormick grain binder in a field while workers gather sheaves of grain. The farmer is holding a raised switch.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Two images: Left side is: Man posed standing in the road in front of a wooden fence holding a derby hat. There is a house in the background. On the right s...

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