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Photograph

Family in Yard

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: A family sits in chairs or stands in the yard of a simple frame house that has railing on its porch's roof. There are many small, recently planted trees.

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Diploma awarded to fire fighter James Richard Cummings for his service to Madison in 1869. The diploma is illustrated with scenes of fire fighting heroics,...

Date: 1869 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Joseph Henry (1797-1878), Scottish-American scientist. Widely considered one of the greatest scientists of his genera...

Photograph

Racine College

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Stereographic view of Taylor Hall on the Racine College campus with multiple individuals standing on its front lawn.

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Interior view of church from the rear towards the altar, probably Luther Valley Church, originally built in 1863. A steeple was added in the 1870s. The alt...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a well-dressed young man.

Photograph

College Chapel

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Stereographic view of a chapel on the campus of Racine College with a man standing in front of it.

Photograph

Axtell House

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the Axtell House building, with a storefront next to it advertising "Clothing Hats Caps Sailors Outfits". A bridge is on the left and a man...

Date: 1869 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Thomas Bassnett (b. 1808, d. aft 1885), American meteorologist. Handwritten inscription at bottom of card reads, "Thos. Bassnet...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: A view up a garden path leads past family members to a bracket-style frame house with outbuildings.

Photograph

View of Root River

Date: 1869 

Description: A stereograph view of Root River in Racine.

Date: 1869 

Description: Features an illustration of a buck in the foreground, and in the background a landscape, which includes on the right a man driving a horse-drawn agricultur...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: A farm house, a barn with a cupola, and a man standing on top of a haystack.

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: McCormick self-rake reaper as manufactured in the 1860s. The reaper is sitting in the yard of the McCormick Reaper Works (factory). Original caption reads...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: View from across the railroad track. The Milwaukee and St. Paul Railroad car #4770 is in the foreground. The Freeman House, Carlisle House and Empire Stove...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait photograph of Hubert Anson Newton (1830-1896), American astronomer and mathematician. He was best known for his research on meteor...

Photograph

Huge Log Jam

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Elevated view from steep shoreline of a log jam of about 150 million feet of logs, stopped at the piers of Pound, Halbert, and Co., which stood in about 40...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Henry B. Nason (1831-1895), head of the Chemistry department at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, the first Technological s...

Date: 1869-08-21 

Description: Marshall Academy in Marshall, Wisconsin.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

American Velocipede Advertisement

Date: 1869-03 

Description: Engraved image of a man riding an American Improved Velocipede.

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