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Date: 1869 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of William Marriott Canby (1831-1904), American botanist and businessman. Canby involved himself in many diverse endeavo...

Date: 1860 after

Description: African American man, left, map depicting Maryland, Virginia, Delaware and the border of Pennsylvania, right. Key of "DIRECTIONS" in upper right corner. At...

Photograph

Abraham Lincoln

Date: 1865-04-10 

Description: Waist-up portrait of Abraham Lincoln.

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: Portrait of Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884) with his wife Nettie Fowler McCormick (1835-1923). McCormick was a Chicago industrialist and inventor in 1831...

Print

At-te-conse

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: At-te-conse, or The Young Reindeer, a Chippeway (Ojibwa) Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of eight women, three of whom are sitting, and one seated man.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Stereograph image of a Native American man and woman with a young child, members of the Ute Indian Tribe, standing in front of a grass structure.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of Jake Hubert (wearing the watch chain), and another man, both smoking cigars and wearing hats in front of a painted backdrop.

Photograph

The State Bank

Date: 1852 

Description: External view of the State Bank, the first bank in Madison. A group of men are posed along the sidewalk in front.

Photograph

Rafts Below Dam

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Rafts below dam.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A farmer harvests grain using a McCormick grain binder pulled by two horses in a field. The platform of the binder holds a sheaf of grain along with unboun...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a Spanish couple from Salamanca in "native" Salamancan costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All...

Photograph

Van S. Brady

Date: 1848 ca.

Description: A sixth plate Daguerreotype portrait of Van Swearingen Brady of Ohio, son of Captain Samuel Brady. The portrait is a front facing bust figure. The portrait...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: A family sits around a table in a yard. One woman holds a stereoscope in her lap. Behind them is a frame house with shuttered windows and a small loveseat...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A soldier stands on the left with his gun and bayonet. A sailor stands on the right holding a banner that reads, "THE UNION MUST & SHALL BE PRESERVED". In...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of three men and a woman standing, and four women sitting in front of a painted backdrop. Young man standing on the extreme right is probab...

Date: 1877 

Description: View of Spence's observation tower with a group of people standing on its upper balcony.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Oscar (Boney) Halverson smoking a cigar on the front porch of a house. He's wearing a shirt with collar, suspenders, and high, laced boots, sitting on to...

Photograph

Brass Band

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Brass band musicians in uniform pose with their instruments.

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...

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