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Date: 1889 

Description: Color lithograph cover illustration on the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Shows a Persian horseman on the side of a cliff looking down upon...

Photograph

Old Mill Site

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A tall smokestack stands beside the Yahara River where it flows out of Lake Mendota. Remnants of the foundation and supports of Farwell's Madison Mills are...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Ada Bass leaning against a fence, next to Everetta Bass as a young girl, along a dirt road. Another unidentified woman is also leaning against a fence.

Date: 1899 

Description: A decorated Christmas tree surrounded by toys, including a wagon, drum, and wheelbarrow. A painting is displayed on a stand nearby, and a painted umbrella...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: String band consisting of seven inmates at Waupun State Prison. Three seated men hold guitars, three others hold violins and one standing man holds a cello...

Book or Pamphlet

D.S. Morgan & Co. Brochure

Date: 1888 

Description: Color illustration, across 4 panels of the brochure, titled "Triumph Wins." A group of jockeys are racing horses on a racetrack, with a group of people wat...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: This is possibly a Gullik K. Springen family portrait.

Date: 1868 

Description: Page from an advertising brochure featuring "McCormick's Prize Self-Raker, . . . the only perfect reaper in lodged grain." Features an engraved illustratio...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of a raftsman, Jim Aljoe, standing with his elbow propped on his knee holding the end of the rudder. A second man is sitting on the raft in the...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A group of five men stand and sit around a McCormick grain binder.

Photograph

Fenced Garden

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Elevated view of man posing in a fenced garden outside a house and storage buildings.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Bridge carpenters and other workmen with a winch constructing a railroad trestle over a wooded valley.

Photograph

Hops Farming

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Group portrait of men and women posing in hop field. Most of the women are wearing aprons, and some of them are holding plants from the harvest. In the for...

Date: 1899-11-30 

Description: Exterior view of the William Wills homestead. The family, including a dog, stands around the front porch. One young girl is standing inside the house looki...

Photograph

Fishermen

Date: 1894-06-04 

Description: Several men fishing along the edge of the water. One of them is sitting on a big tree trunk.

Date: 1897-09-24 

Description: Three-quarter view of the Thwaites cottage on Lakeside. On the left a young woman is sitting in a hammock on the porch behind a fence. In the yard in the f...

Date: 1895-09-04 

Description: A promotional card depicting Oswald Scheller and his family on their farm in northern Wisconsin.

The caption below the image reads: "Field of potatoes on...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Women in hats in foreground, with railroad tracks below and sign that says, "Look out for the cars", and "While the bell rings the whistle blows." Very lik...

Date: 1876 

Description: Color chromolithograph illustration advertising poster for the Marsh Harvester, produced by Gammon and Deering Company. Printed by Charles Shober & Co., Ch...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: A woman driving a horse-drawn wagon along a rural lane with a man walking in front of her. In the background is a farm house and farm buildings. Although t...

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