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Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Édouard Desor (1811-1882), Swiss geologist and professor at Neuchâtel academy. He chiefly studied the structure of glaciers an...

Photograph

Boxcar Traveler

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A man stands in the open doorway of a Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis, & Omaha railway boxcar.

Date: 1885-07-23 

Description: Mourning Badge with the image of Ulysses S. Grant.

Drawing

Men and Cannons

Date: 1862 

Description: Cannons aimed out of several openings. Soldiers are working with cannons.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Letterpress print of McCormick's Harvester and Self Binder (wire binder). The grain binder is operated by a man seated on the machine and pulled by two hor...

Date: 1869 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for Champion reaping and mowing machines manufactured by the Champion Machine Company. The cover features a color illustra...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Wadt-he-doo-kaana, a Chief of the Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Prairie du C...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A man operates a McCormick grain binder pulled by two horses. The original caption reads, "This machine represents the modern harvester by which grain is a...

Date: 1886 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of an unidentified man.

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: "Siege of Vicksburg." An etching published by Johnson, Fry & Company from a painting by Chappel of the Union lines during the battle.

Date: 1860 

Description: Oval portrait of Wisconsin Senate Clerks. Standing in back is J.H. Warren. Seated from left to right are J.B. Selby, Mr. Wright, Willard Merrill, G.M. Powe...

Photograph

John F. Potter

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of John Fox Potter. He was born in Augusta, Maine, on May 11, 1817. Potter came to Wisconsin in 1836 and resided in Potter's...

Date: 1895-07-30 

Description: A garden lush with tall pie plants (rhubarb) belonging to Mrs. H.H. Wooledge. One stalk is leaning against a wooden chair, and the leaf of the plant reachi...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: The storefront of Nicholas Kettenhoffen's "Graves Stones & Markers." Three men stand in front of the store with three large grave markers.

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Horse racing of Sioux Indians near Fort Pierre. Three Sioux Indians on horseback in foreground and Fort Pierre in distance.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Two men operating a horse-drawn McCormick twine grain binder in a field.

Print

John Adams

Date: 1862 

Description: Engraving from a painting of John Adams.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The Flom Hotel or American House, located at 323 East Main Street at the corner of South Hancock Street, existed from 1865 to 1925. Attached to the buildin...

Date: 1899-06-12 ca.

Description: A man wearing a hat stands among piles of rubble left in the wake of a tornado. A number of men are working in the large piles of debris, which includes lu...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Mexkemahuastan, Indian Chief of the Gros-Ventres of the prairies.

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