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Description: Elevated view of Bascom Hill and lower campus vicinity from the roof of the Wisconsin Historical Society, which was then under construction. A large group...
Description: This thematic shows the effects that Lake Michigan has had on Wisconsin mean temperatures in January and July. The map shows counties, some cities, rivers...
Description: A group of farm workers, four men and four children, pose on the farm of H.D. Dutcher. The men are stacking a large pile of timothy hay, using a ladder to...
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the Giles house, residence of Hiram H. Giles, state legislator and social welfare authority.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: A seated, full-length portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Elsa Seipp, daughter of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp. She is wearing a floor length gown wi...
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Stereograph of a group of men on a lumber raft holding a log vertical while other men push another log around it, creating a make-shift drill.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Men and women ascend a staircase toward a shoe store as horses and carriages travel along the street below. The sign on the store reads, "Victor LaFrance R...
Description: This map shows land ownership by name, local streets, wards, buildings, parks, a cemetery, and part of Lake Michigan. Depths are shown by soundings and nor...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: The sternwheel excursion, Minnieta, on the Chippewa River, Wisconsin, in the 1870's.
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: Elevated view of the Wisconsin State Prison.
Date: 1899-06-12 after
Description: Elevated view toward the horizon over a bridge on a river of the widespread destruction left in the wake of a tornado. Destroyed houses litter the scene an...
Description: Mendota State Hospital office. Charles Carter, steward, seated at his desk. Across from him is George B. Merrick, Asst. Steward. Below the desk is a dog,...
Description: Stereograph from the Chicago Panorama of the Battle of Gettysburg Representing Pickett's Charge at 4 P.M., July 3rd, 1863: 1st Headquarters of General Geor...
Description: This map is a development plat that shows street names, numbered blocks and lots, and small farm lot owners. Included on the right of the map is a large a...
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: Interior of Grace Episcopal Church, decorated with garlands. This may not be a photograph made by Dahl because the size of the stereograph is uncharacteris...
Date: 1881 ca.
Description: Colorful patterned wool fabric in an Appleton Woolen Mills sample book.
Description: Quite possibly this is the "View of the Grand Music Band" listed in the "Centennial Views of the City of Madison, July 4th, 1876. Views of Chicago Light Gu...
Description: Chromolithograph card of a woman from Sweden (Dalarne) in "native" Swedish costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nati...
Description: A view of Nekoosa-Edwards Paper Company mills. Established about 1896 by John Edwards.
Date: 1832 ca.
Description: Remarkable hills on the Upper Missouri River (views 1-9). Various landscapes and rock formations.
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