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Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Locomotive, with view east on West Washington Avenue toward the Wisconsin State Capitol. There is a sign near the tracks that reads: "Watch Out for The Car...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: View of Alma from the Mississippi River, with wing dam on right.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Couple on front porch, man in hat, woman in bonnet, with chair on porch and grain of door noticeable; box underneath porch; brick foundation behind porch s...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Elevated exterior view of Main Hall, present-day Bascom Hall, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Side view of a young man, wearing a wide brimmed hat, operating a McCormick mower pulled by a team of two horses.

Date: 1896 

Description: A group photograph of Violet Lee Dousman (back row, 3rd from left) and her fellow travelers, guides and Egyptians on a trip to Giza, Egypt. Five people are...

Date: 1897 

Description: The photographer's son Cary waves an American flag in front of their home in Montello, now 131 East Montello Street.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View across street of dealership or agency building of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company. Two men stand outside the storefront at two entrances. The...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Looking south from the capitol dome of the Wisconsin State Capitol, the view is of West Main Street bound by South Hamilton Street and Monona Avenue (now M...

Date: 1877-10-27 

Description: The arrival of the first train in Waukon, on the Wisconsin & Michigan Railroad line. There is a large crowd gathered near the tracks, and one man stands on...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Norwegian-American farm laborer, Hans Christianson (age 44), stands next to the grave of his childless wife, Karen Luis Christianson, born 1829, who died J...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: A group, probably at Picnic Point on Lake Mendota in Madison, posed under the trees. Picnic baskets are behind them. Mrs. Bashford is the person in Mrs....

Photograph

Lake La Belle

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View from shore of sailboat anchored on the lake. There appears to be an island in the upper left.

Photograph

Old Home Building

Date: 1892 

Description: Exterior of Hillside Home School, an early progressive school operated by Ellen and Jane Lloyd Jones, aunts of Frank Lloyd Wright.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Panoramic view of Madison, taken from the roof of South Hall University. This reduced copy was made from original negatives by E.C. Nielson. Labels for bot...

Photograph

Libby Prison

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A heavily retouched photographic view of Libby Prison. This view shows tents and three tenement (loft style) buildings.

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...

Date: 1866 

Description: The ruins of Columbia after Sherman passed through, with damaged buildings, free-standing columns, and a pile of rubble. Plate 55

Date: 1880 before

Description: Stereograph. Part of a bridge is visible in the lower left corner. Under the bridge is a floating pier with advertisements painted on its sides. Another br...

Date: 1887 

Description: Military parade on Main Street honoring President Grover Cleveland's visit to Madison. Soldiers are marching to meet the President and crowds are watching...

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