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Date: 1878 

Description: Front of advertising card featuring a color illustration of a man using a Gale Chilled Plow (Albion, Michigan) with a donkey in a field. Another man is wal...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Born August 1, 1861, Samuel Sturgis was the younger brother of Nina Sturgis Dousman. He attended West Point Military Academy and had a distinguished career...

Date: 1859 

Description: Flyer and order form advertising McCormick's Reaper and Mower. Features the headline "15,000 sold in the last 4 years" under an illustration of the reaper...

Date: 1891 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of a farmer working in a field with a grain binder. A young man holds a par...

Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: Rear view of a small group of women and children observing the aftermath of a tornado. They are standing on boards, and debris covers the ground.

Date: 1881 

Description: Back page of a four-page brochure. Features an illustration of a man using a horse-drawn harvester in a field.

Photograph

William Mason

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Tintype portrait of William Mason of Magnolia, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is seated in uniform and holds a tuba. The buttons...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a man, woman, and child sitting in a rowboat in front of a painted backdrop. Probably Mr. and Mrs. Charles Van Schaick and their son, Sh...

Photograph

Major Tot

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite of Major Tot standing on a prop column and wall next to a man of average height in front of a painted backdrop. Both men are holding canes....

Photograph

Locomotive No. 539

Date: 1882 

Description: View across railroad tracks of two men posing near the right side of locomotive no. 539 on another set of railroad tracks. The locomotive was built by the...

Photograph

John Pickering

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Tintype portrait of John Pickering of Evansville, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is standing in a suit and holds a B-flat horn. H...

Photograph

Logging Camp Crew

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Group portrait of a large logging crew posing outdoors in the snow at their camp in front of a log building. One of the men is playing a fiddle or a violin...

Date: 1836 

Description: Engraving of Dolly Madison, wife of James Madison, the fourth President of the United States. The engraving was done by J.F.E. Prudhomme from a drawing don...

Photograph

High School

Date: 1882 after

Description: Teachers and students pose in front of the public school.

Date: 1849 

Description: Directions for putting together and operating McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper. Features a woodcut illustration with labeled parts.

Photograph

Cassius Fairchild

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Three-quarter length carte-de-visite portrait of Colonel Cassius Fairchild, F & S, 16th Wisconsin Infantry, wearing his full uniform.

Date: 1889 

Description: Group potrait posed in a horse-drawn carriage outside the David Atwood House, at 204 Monona Avenue. Caption on back of photograph reads: "Group of ladies i...

Date: 1888 

Description: The front side of an advertising card showing a farmer reaching over a fence for a McCormick machine. There is a portrait of Cyrus McCormick on the fence a...

Photograph

Theodore Pomeroy

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Tintype portrait of Theodore Pomeroy of Brodhead, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is seated in a suit and holds a tenor horn. The...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a Ho-Chunk man posed standing, and a Ho-Chunk woman posed sitting and holding a child in front of a painted backdrop. They are identifie...

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