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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...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: A couple with three children in yard. The woman poses with a sewing machine, the man with a table saw and lathe. The two-story frame house has a glass pane...


Brenzel Tailor Shop

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: Grandpa Conrad C. Brenzel (1863-1933) who operated a tailor shop in Ironwood, Michigan. Seated on the left is Adolph Erickson. Other man unknown.


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: 1899-05 

Description: William and Johanna Krueger seated alongside a house near a shed. William is seated on a bench weaving a willow basket, and has a pipe in his mouth. Johann...

Date: 1894 

Description: Color lithograph cover illustration for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Shows a courtroom scene framed with a draped American flag and th...

Date: 1881 ca.

Description: Rutherford B. Hayes, 19th President of the United States (1877-1881). Born in Delaware, Ohio on October 4, 1822, he died on January 17, 1893 in Fremont, O...

Date: 1891-11-05 before

Description: Front cover and menu page of the third annual banquet of the Alpha Iota of Chi Psi fraternity at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. On the cover is a por...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A group of farmers uses a McCormick wire grain binder, built in 1876. A horse-drawn carriage is in the background. The original caption reads, "The improve...

Date: 1870-03 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Professor Edward Tuckerman (1817-1886), American botanist and artist. Appointed professor of botany at Amherst Colleg...


Joseph Smith

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Tintype portrait of Joseph Smith of Evansville, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is seated wearing a suit and holds a tenor horn.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Portrait of a couple in old-style Norwegian clothes, with woman holding book on lap.

Date: 1880 

Description: Outdoor elevated view of a reunion of the Norwegian American men of the 15th Regiment of the Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry at Luther College. They are posin...

Date: 1881 

Description: Watercolor painting of farm and farmhouse, residence of Mr. Daniel Lewis.

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: A facsimile of an Indian painting, originally painted by the Mandan chief, Máto-Tópe. It portrays an encounter between Máto-Tópe and a Cheyenne chief.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Drawing of Thomas I. Kidd

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Three-quarter-length drawing of Thomas Kidd speaking and gesturing.


Oxmobile "Pioneer"

Date: 1875 

Description: Team of oxen pulling a wagon in front of Schuette Brothers store grain warehouse on a muddy Jay Street. The man standing with the oxen is likely Fred Wilke...


D. Jones

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of D. Jones. He was born in Dutchess County, New York, on February 14, 1788. Jones came to what was then the Territory of Mi...

Magazine or Periodical

Going Straight Through the Mountain

Date: 1892-08 

Description: Engraving, probably after a photograph, showing Frank Lenz posing with his safety bicycle near the stone arch entrance of a canal tunnel cut through a moun...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Jefferson Davis (J.D.) and General Beauregard (Gen. B) are carried by two running devils, the "Imps of Old Nick". Below is the caption and verse, "JEFF A...

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