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Date: 1885-07-23 

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

Date: 1860-05-04 ca.

Description: From Holzlhuber's journal: "I spent the last night from May 3rd to 4th, 1860, upon the ocean steamer 'Milwaukee'. I had taken up my quarters in K cabin. I...

Date: 1867 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite studio portrait of Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) man standing in front of a backdrop. He is wearing a blanket over a shirt and trousers.

Date: 1880 

Description: Page from Eclipse Wind Engine Co. [Beloit, Wisconsin] catalog featuring an illustration of an Eclipse Wind Engine installed in a barn. A cut-away view show...

Date: 1877 

Description: Detail of Franz Anton Neuhauser from a composite photograph of the Wisconsin Assembly.

Photograph

Lt. Nils J. Gilbert

Date: 1864 

Description: Full-length studio portrait of Civil War soldier Nils (Niels) J. Gilbert, Company A, of the 15th Wisconsin Infantry, believed to have been taken in October...

Date: 1864 

Description: Elevated view of Battery C, 1st Regiment, Wisconsin Heavy Artillery at Fort Sherman, shown here after the battles of Missionary Ridge and Lookout Mountain....

Date: 1886 

Description: Stereograph of Ashley Bennett ("Cookie")who volunteered his services during the float, and the cook Mike Lane, on the Arpin fleet of lumber rafts.

Date: 1892 

Description: Second page of calendar for March and April, 1892. Features two illustrations: the top one is of a man using a team of horses to pull a Buckeye harvesting...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A farmer operates a horse-drawn McCormick grain binder in a field. Many of the gear mechanisms in the rear of the binder are clearly visible in the image.

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Two young men and ten young women in white dresses seated in a semi circle on the stage of the Black River Falls Opera House. The stage is decorated with l...

Print

Pe-shick-ee

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Pe-shick-ee, a Chief of the Chippeway (Ojibwa) Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Prairie du Chien (18...

Photograph

Harvesting a Field

Date: 1895-10-17 

Description: Elevated view from hill of a large group of men harvesting a field. Four men are standing atop a mound of what appears to be straw or hay. A steam thresher...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of four raftsmen shipping an oar in the Dells.

Date: 1890 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for William Deering and Company, manufacturers of harvesting machinery. The color illustration features six young children...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: People in field with hay piles and traditional Norwegian Sval House (right) and salt-box house (left) with adjoining garden and farm buildings in backgroun...

Photograph

Chief Oshkosh

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Drawing of Chief Oshkosh rendered from a daguerreotype by J.F. Harrison. He is wearing a top hat wrapped with a ribbon. Also a suitcoat, bowtie, beaded nec...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Pennyfeather sitting in a small sailboat in Milwaukee Harbor. There are industrial buildings on the far shoreline, and other boats at anchor in the backgro...

Date: 1896-08-27 

Description: View from rocky shoreline of Turvill's new sailboat tied to a dock. A women is standing on the narrow wooden dock. A man is standing in the sailboat, with...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A man in work clothes operates a horse-drawn mower in a patch of grass along a waterfront, while another man wearing a hat and tie looks on. Ships, a dock,...

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