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Description: Tintype of Alexander Simplot, sitting, and his wife, standing, who is wearing a fashionable hat and coat and holding a fur muff.
Date: 1866 ca.
Description: Vinnie Ream in her studio in Washington beside her bust of Linclon which had been brought from the White House after the assassination.
Description: People gather the morning after a fire that destroyed Dixon's store as well as $100,000 worth of goods and eleven other places of business. The flames were...
Description: Composite of photographs of members of the Wisconsin Assembly.
Description: Engraved carte-de-visite portrait of General Ulysses S. Grant and his family.
Description: Two log buildings are in the foreground. A bridge spans a river in the middle distance, and the city of Chattanooga is on the far side at the base of a mou...
Description: Advertising brochure for Russell & Company's Ohio Reaper and Mower, distributed by Chas. A. Taylor, agent for Peoria, Illinois. Features an illustration of...
Description: A road runs up the side of Mission Ridge with several trees. Trees and shrubs are in the foreground, overlooking a valley. Mountains are in the distance.
Description: Broken trees in front of a field with a fence. There is a small building on a hill in the background.
Description: View of Ringgold in the far distance. A tree and pile of rubble, perhaps the remains of a fireplace, in the foreground.
Description: A map of Lafayette County, Wisconsin, showing the townships and ranges, sections, towns, villages, stream and rivers, mounds, mineral deposits and the Min...
Description: Portrait of Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884). This portrait was reportedly a favorite of his wife Nettie Fowler McCormick (1835-1923). McCormick was a Chic...
Description: Destruction of Columbia after General Sherman's men burned the town near the end of the Civil War.
Description: Portrait of William Pitt Lynde at the Wisconsin Assembly in 1866. Ten years later he introduced legislation for women's suffrage to U.S. Congress. In the...
Description: Clinton Bridge which crossed the Mississippi River at Clinton, Iowa.
Description: The sidewheel excursion, "Phil Sheridan," at Wheeling, West Virginia in March, 1866. Sign on side of boat reads Cincinnati and Wheeling Packet, Phil Sherid...
Description: A large fountain with statues. Two (Union?) soldiers are on the far side.
Description: A rocky ridge with bushes and scrub atop Mission Ridge is in the foreground. Orchard Knob is in the distance. The valley where the fighting took place is i...
Description: Elevated view over storefronts and the river.
Description: Drawn one year after the Civil War, this thematic 1866 map of Wisconsin shows the effects that Lake Michigan has had on Wisconsin mean temperatures in Janu...
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