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Book or Pamphlet

Deering Advertising Catalog

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for William Deering and Company, manufacturers of agricultural machinery. Features an illustration of a woman and two child...

Date: 1856 

Description: "Three views in a short space show the peaceful appearance of what is now a busy paper mills center. The first, a double lock around which the village of C...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Three women riding bicycles.

Date: 1842 

Description: A Menominee village as depicted by Francois, Comte de Castelnau, a French naturalist and diplomat who visited the Green Bay area about 1838. The detailed,...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Three young men doing gymnastics in a field near a cow, with other people standing and posing behind them. Two people are in a wagon. In the background are...

Magazine or Periodical

Escort Into Minneapolis

Date: 1892-07-23 

Description: Frank Lenz entering Minneapolis escorted by members of the St. Paul Cycle Club, the Minneapolis Business Men's Bicycle Association, and the Minnesota Divis...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: A large group of children are seated at a long table loaded with desserts. The boys sit on the left and girls on the right. Many are clutching what appear...

Photograph

River Drivers

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Crew of river drivers moving logs off of rocks below a dam probably on the Wisconsin River.

Photograph

Ceylon Building

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: The gateway to the Ceylon Building's courtyard, from the Columbian Exposition in Chicago. The building was purchased by J.J. Mitchell, moved to Lake Geneva...

Date: 1879 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for the Champion line of reapers and mowers manufactured by Warder, Mitchell, and Company. The cover features a color illu...

Photograph

Gettysburg Cemetery

Date: 1863-07 

Description: Stereograph of the Evergreen Cemetery, a private cemetery in Gettysburg opened in 1855. Because of its location on Cemetery Hill, the highest point in the...

Drawing

American House

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: A drawing of the American House, 1 North Pinckney Street. It burned down in a fire in 1868.

Date: 1881 

Description: Front cover of the catalog featuring an embossed silhouette illustration of a man using a horse-drawn Plano harvesting machine.

Photograph

In the Garden

Date: 1899-05 

Description: William and Johanna Krueger working in the garden. Johanna is standing next to the garden fence holding a hoe. William is seated next to her on a small ben...

Date: 1883 

Description: Inside spread of advertising brochure for Patterson and Brothers, manufacturers of agricultural equipment, Patterson, Ontario, Canada. Features a chromolit...

Date: 1897 

Description: Portrait of Jessie Turvill Thwaites, wife of the Wisconsin Historical Society Director Ruben Gold Thwaites. She is sitting sideways in a chair, and is hold...

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard view from shoreline of the rock formation in the dalles of the Wisconsin River. A man is paddling a canoe in the foreground. Printed...

Photograph

Brule River Battle

Date: 1845 ca.

Description: Illustration of Chippewa and Sioux Indians battling each other at the Brule River. Wood engraving from Armstrong, "Early Life Among The Indians".

Date: 1899-06 

Description: Clarance Hable stands in his yard holding a rifle, wearing a ruffled shirt.

Photograph

Band in the Country

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Eleven uniformed musicians holding their instruments stand in a semi-circle, with the two drummers seated with their drums. The band consists of 2 trombone...

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