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Photograph

Fort Shelby

Date: 1814 

Description: Fort Shelby built in 1814 and named for the Governor of Kentucky, was surrendered to British forces later in 1814 and renamed Fort McKay. Pictured here is...

Date: 1873 

Description: Four men stand with a scythe, hoe and pitchfork in the yard of a farm house. By the porch of the house are three women. The wood frame house has a stone fo...

Date: 1879-12-20 

Description: A program for a Christmas event at Toechter Institut.

Date: 1860 after

Description: A howling dog tied to a post, empty food dish in front of him. Water in the background with a sailing ship, probably from the blockade. Text above reads, "...

Date: 1882-03-28 

Description: U.S. Department of Commerce and Labor Naturalization service form 2203, Declaration of Intention for Antoni Plichta filled out in Cook County, Illinois.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a boy wearing a suit jacket, necktie, vest, and trousers. He is holding a hat while posing next to a table. Possibly Leander Hamilton Mc...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View of an arch erected for the celebration of Admiral George Dewey's naval victory at Manila Bay in the Philippines during the Spanish-American War. Throu...

Date: 1860-11-08 

Description: Receipt for a package delivered to Brees' Express via Morris & Essex Railroad. There is an engraving of a train traveling through a rural landscape near th...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Interior view of the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, Turkey. This building has been a Orthodox patriarchal basilica, a Mosque and is now a museum. This image was...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: In the distance, women stand in front of the Norwegian Lutheran Seminary. On the right is an octagonal outbuilding, possibly a carriage house. The seminary...

Photograph

Stenographers

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Stenographers at the law firm of Winkler, Flanders, Smith, Bottum, & Vilas.

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: Family seated in yard around set table drinking coffee. Behind them is an upright and wing stone house with a frame addition and latticework and board fenc...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: View across lake towards fisherman casting before spectators. Gibraltar Rock, northwest of Lodi, Wisconsin, is in the distance.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Joseph Glenny (left) and a clerk stand outside of the 756 Broadway branch of the J.N. Hegeman & Co. Drugstore. The front windows contain an impressive asso...

Photograph

Erik Larsen

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Waist-up seated studio portrait of Erick Larsen [as written on Regimental and Descriptive Rolls, Volume 20 “Red Books” and in the Roster of Wisconsin Volun...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of the Reverend Andreas Larsen Dahl, pastor of the Holden Lutheran Church in Mt. Morris, Waushara County, Wisconsin, from 1883 to 1912. Dah...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Dr. Edward A. Bass, photographer, seated in pile of hay holding his son, Cary. Seated in front of him are his wife, Ada, and daughter, Everetta. Horse iden...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a small Ho-Chunk girl posed standing on a chair. She is wearing a traditional blouse covered completely i...

Historical Object

Fargo Children at Play

Date: 1899 

Description: An album page decorated with a hand-painted stem of wild geranium flowers features four photographs of Stuart Fargo, age two years, and his sister Dorothy,...

Date: 1878 

Description: Front of advertising card featuring a color illustration of a man using a Gale Chilled Plow (Albion, Michigan) with a donkey in a field. Another man is wal...

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