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Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Exterior of Schlitz Brewing Company with two men and a boy in suits and hats in the foreground.

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: 1883-01-09 

Description: A large crowd is on the street surrounding the burning building. Fire fighters are struggling with horses pulling the fire engine, and on the left a group...

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: 1898-05-24 before

Description: Front and back covers, printed in color, of the bill of fare served at the Grand Hotel on the birthday of Queen Victoria, with a tinted three-quarter view...

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: 1850 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype. Waist-up portrait of Judge Christopher S. Wood. Wood fought with General Simon Kenton. Hand coloring on cheeks.

Date: 1881 

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

Date: 1898-05-24 before

Description: Interior of the bill of fare served at the Grand Hotel on the birthday of Queen Victoria, with four scenes, perhaps representing the seasons, amidst flower...

Date: 1893 

Description: Studio portrait of Gerhard Gesell's five children (l to r: Arnold, Bertha, Robert, Gerhard, and Wilma) posed around a Christmas tree with their gifts.

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: 1850 ca.

Description: Quarter plate daguerreotype of a painting of General Josiah Harmar. General Harmar fought for the United States against Native Americans in the 1780's and...

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....

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Husband and wife with their six children and two dogs posed in front of their log cabin home. There is a framed addition on one side of the structure and a...

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...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Portrait of Anita McCormick Blaine (1866-1954) as a young girl. She wears a striped sash over an embroidered dress, and a ribbon in her hair.

Date: 1896-07-04 

Description: From left to right: Llewellyn Miller, George L. Crook and Ralph Miller all posing with bicycles and standing outside their bicycle shop at 121 King Street....

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