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Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Chester A. Arthur, the 21st President of the United States. Arthur was born on October 5, 1829 in Fairfield, Vermont, and di...
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: 2504 Forest Home Avenue. This hotel was situated on what was originally a plank road between Milwaukee and Muskego. It was designed after the Federal style...
Description: A Chippewa (Ojibwa) Chief at the Trans-Mississippi Exposition and Indian Congress.
Date: 1889 ca.
Description: Quarter-length portrait of James T. Lewis. Lewis was Wisconsin's 9th governor and one of the four governors of Wisconsin during the war.
Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a color illustration of a derailed train carrying circus animals and a man op...
Description: Page from catalog for Atkins' Automaton, or self-raking reaper and mower. Features an illustration of a man using a team of two horses to pull the machiner...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: College students at the University of Wisconsin having a fudge-making party around a small gas burner.
Description: Illustration depicting crowd attending the presentation of a sword to General Burnside.
Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr., with his arms spread wide, speaking from the back of a wagon. It was in part due to his vigorous speaking style that La Follett...
Date: 1864 ca.
Description: Stereoview of the main building, a tenement (loft style) building, at Libby Prison.
Description: Druggist Junior Jones shows a customer some items from the J.N. Hegeman Pharmacy, 1218 Broadway.
Date: 1867 after
Description: A man walks down a sidewalk beside a row of buildings at Ripon College.
Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of a farmer in a field operating a hor...
Description: Front cover of catalog featuring an illustration of a man using a team of horses to use the Improved Iron Clad Mower in a field.
Date: 1876 before
Description: 462 Virginia Street. The buildings on the left are the old Melms Brewery located at the south side of the Menomonee Valley. About 1857 C.T. Melms organized...
Date: 1857 ca.
Description: At the opening of the railway between Grandhaven and Grand Rapids, Michigan on July 26, 1857, the locomotive Grand Rapids was manned by the railroad...
Description: Illustration depicting a battle. In the foreground injured soldiers are gathered on and around the porch and yard of a house. In the background are columns...
Description: Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railroad locomotive #280 at the Mineral Point depot. A group of people stand on the platform. The depot was built in 1857,...
Description: Chromolithograph card of a man in "native" Bosnian costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set created as a s...
Description: View looking east on Liberty Street from Shore Drive. In the foregound is the F. Bohri & Son Clothing store, and behind it is a store selling "Drugs, Medic...
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