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Date: 1893 

Description: Stereoview of elevated view of the midway of the Chicago World's Fair from the Ferris wheel.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Confederate President Jefferson Davis with his nose caught in a bear trap (Washington) while holding a confederate/pirate flag. Caption reads, "Jeff though...

Date: 1873 

Description: In the foreground, a family works in a garden with cabbages, corn and other crops. Behind them is a one-story frame house and a hops drying shed.

Photograph

Sawmill Crew

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Ed McDill's sawmill crew. Left to right: George Dickerman, George Norton, Charles Norton, Jesse Dickerman and, in a derby, Ed McDill, the owner. The boys a...

Photograph

William S. Hamilton

Date: 1880 

Description: Photograph from an original painting of Colonel William (Billy) Stephen Hamilton, M. Smith Photography in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. Son of Revolutionary War hero...

Date: 1880 

Description: Cover of a pamphlet, printed in German, advertising land for sale in Wisconsin.

Date: 1893-08-06 

Description: Outdoor group portrait of Company M, 3rd Wisconsin National Guard posed in front of tents at Camp Douglas.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Side view of a man sitting on a horse-drawn mower in a field. The man on the mower is writing on a piece of paper. Another man wearing a bow tie is sitting...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: This map shows the advantages of the Sturgeon Bay and Lake Michigan Ship Canal, railroads, steamship lines across Lake Michigan, and Wisconsin township gri...

Date: 1893 

Description: This map of La Crosse shows city ward boundaries in red, streets, railroads, cemeteries, Grand station crossing, the road to French Island, depots, Lake Pa...

Date: 1867 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of James T. Lewis. His signature appears below the image.

Photograph

Peshtigo Fire Ruins

Date: 1871 

Description: Building destroyed in Peshtigo fire.

Date: 1887 

Description: The Utly Residence, on the north-east corner of Wisconsin and 8th Streets. Built by E. R. Cooley.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Long Tail lighthouse, built in 1859.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Family in front of large brick rural house that has shutters, elongated basement windows and large bay window. A man sits with a hand scythe at the right.

Date: 1875 

Description: View across railroad tracks towards a small group of men posing with Chicago & Northwestern Railway locomotive number 390 and a coal car. Dwellings and a c...

Date: 1876 

Description: Plate V from Turnversin manual "Fahnen-Uebungen" (Flag exercises). "Different lifts both to and from standing position, including changing footsteps." Fr...

Photograph

Buena Vista House

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: View of the Buena Vista House with electric power lines. This Greek revival inn was erected in 1843 by Samuel R Bradley of Milwaukee, who is said to have g...

Date: 1849-08-01 

Description: Bear Valley in Utah with a wagon train descending the mountains. sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Tra...

Photograph

Farm near Dunnville

Date: 1897 

Description: Exterior view of a farmhouse with a picket fence. In front of the house are two men and a horse-drawn carriage.

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