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Date: 1875 ca.

Description: The first school house in DeForest is a frame, one-story building with shutters. The group posed in front consists of the woman teacher and her students. B...

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: This map shows the entire state with railroad routes shown in red, blue, orange, green, brown, pink, green, and black. Also labeled are counties, cities, t...

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Formal portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Frances Folsom Cleveland, wife of President Grover Cleveland, during his first term.

Date: 1895 

Description: Everetta Bass bending over and holding a basket on a hill by the mill pond (Montello Lake). The far shoreline of the lake is in the background.

Photograph

Sidewalk with Snow

Date: 1876 before

Description: Stereograph. Winter scene of a residential area, looking down a snowy sidewalk near a retaining wall and a fence in Milwaukee, with a horse-drawn carriage...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a young Mary Virginia McCormick (1861-1941) in front of a painted backdrop. She is wearing a white dress with a striped sash, and sitti...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Posed group studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Mrs. Cuneen and her five daughters. From left to right: Mamie, Nora, Katie, Annie, and Daisy....

Photograph

Klumb Barn Raising

Date: 1899 

Description: A large group of men pose on the wooden framework of a barn they're building on Holy Hill Road, which has a stone foundation. On the far right three women...

Photograph

Smith Tavern

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Side view of the Jesse Smith tavern, built in 1847.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View of the front of the Union Congregational Church, a Greek Revival structure, built in 1862. A carriage shed and cemetery are adjacent to the church.

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: This map shows counties, lakes, railroads, and rivers. Lake Michigan, Lake Superior, and the Apostle Islands are labeled. A table of railroad lines with mi...

Date: 1888-08-24 

Description: The George A. Whiting Paper Mill after a fire on August 24, 1888. Sixteen men were killed by the explosion of a bleacher; the bleacher exploded as the nigh...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Cigar workers on the sidewalk in front of the Willms home, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. They are young men and older boys, some in aprons. Anna Willms (b. 1881)...

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: This map shows Union and Confederate lines on May 5th, 6th, and 7th, 1864. The lower left corner includes a key of symbols for batteries, turnpikes, plank...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Galena (lead sulfide) was melted at this open hearth furnace owned by Richard Straw and Company on the Roundtree Branch of the Little Platte River. The men...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: A child's brown leather shoes.

Date: 1873 

Description: Grassy field in foreground with split-rail fence enclosing frame house, barn and small building in background. Good example of straight stake and rider fen...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A group of farm workers harvests grain in a field. One of the crew members operates a McCormick grain binder pulled by two horses. A man in a dark suit, pe...

Date: 1892 

Description: Color illustration of a man riding a Deering Junior Steel Binder drawn by a team of two horses.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: View across Park Street of Science Hall at the base of Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin Madison campus.

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