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Date: 1875 ca.
Description: View of the courthouse, with bell tower. The building was built about 1870. The roof and lower part have since been changed.
Date: 1899-06-12 after
Description: Field of debris left in the wake of a tornado. A crowd of people are observing the destruction from a high vantage point.
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: Two men on a rock formation in the Baraboo Bluffs. One man is holding out a hat.
Date: 1899 ca.
Description: Two men operating a horse-drawn McCormick twine grain binder in a field.
Description: Earthworks in a field in foreground. In the middle distance is a small house with a fence. The Kenesaw Mountain is in the background.
Description: View from the river out to the clay bank. There is an oar visible in the foreground. There is a building above the bank in the background.
Date: 1881 before
Description: Stereograph. Elevated view over Courthouse Square (now Cathedral Square) and Jackson Street towards the cathedral, which has a large clock tower.
Date: 1878 ca.
Description: Swimming in the lake with the Cliff House in background. Cliff House was a resort hotel built shortly after 1872, when Devil's Lake was reached by rail. Bo...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Man feeding fantail doves on a lawn at Oakwood Sanitarium. The sanitarium is in the background behind trees.
Description: A small herd of Jersey cows, and swine on the farm of J.B. Bartlett. A house with a porch is in the background.
Description: An unknown man is standing and feeding chickens in a farm yard. A barn is in the background on the left.
Description: Construction on the new capitol building. A church is behind the construction.
Description: A large cave in the rock palisade along the river. An advertisement for St. Jacobs Oil is painted above the entrance to the cave.
Date: 1874 ca.
Description: Family in front of picket fence, with L-shaped frame house with porch and high stone foundation.
Description: Polish immigrants in Market Square wearing Polish national dress. The men are wearing suits, coats, and hats. The women are wearing dresses, shawls, hats a...
Description: Group of people posed on trolley car which is pulling flat car loaded with a McCormick grain binder and mower as part of event culminating the "crossing th...
Description: A monument to Union soldiers.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Ada, the photographer's wife, and son, Cary, seated in front of an unidentified woman and a young girl. The woman and girl are both looking at 'Dick,' the...
Description: Class picture of the fourth ward pupils of Madison. 1. Caroline Young, 2. Belle Griffiths 3. Carrie Kohner 4. Irma Kleinpell 5. Annie McConnell 6. Matie Ja...
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Elevated view of the Wisconsin Central Railroad passenger depot at Stuntz Avenue. A group of people stand on the platform and near the locomotive between t...
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