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Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait photograph of Hubert Anson Newton (1830-1896), American astronomer and mathematician. He was best known for his research on meteor...

Date: 1862-02-15 

Description: "The 2nd and 7th Iowa and the 52nd Indiana headed by General Smith storming up the rebel works at Fort Donelson causing its surrender to General Grant the...

Date: 1882 ca.

Description: Front and back cover of brochure. Front cover includes an illustration of a man using an agricultural implement in a field drawn by two horses, and lists o...

Date: 1896 

Description: Quarter-length profile portrait of a man with goatee wearing a fez. The details in the face, hair, and clothing are highlighted in charcoal. Unknown relat...

Date: 1853-07-20 

Description: Half plate daguerreotype of Governor William Barstow (1813-1865). Quarter-length portrait, facing forward, hand-in-waistcoat.

Date: 1895-07 ca.

Description: Two men, W.M. Smith and W.H.D., rest on a large log over Little Bear Creek.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Elevated view of farmers lined up in horse-drawn wagons loaded with their new McCormick farm machines. Their wagons are adorned with "McCormick" signs and...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A rare "risque" (for the time) design. A row of soldiers look away from their officer at a young lady as she lifts her skirts to step over a puddle, exposi...

Photograph

Fred D. Grant

Date: 1865 

Description: Full-length studio portrait of Fred D. Grant, son of Ulysses S. Grant, at 15 years of age, standing near a chair in front of a painted backdrop dressed in...

Date: 1882 ca.

Description: Inside color illustration of man using a No. 3. Mower in a field with a team of two horses.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of William H. Canfield (1819-1913), a Wisconsin civil engineer and surveyor who is best known for his studies of Sauk County's nat...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of five men on a raft working a Spanish windlass.

Photograph

Middleton Railroad

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Elevated view of railroad tracks and several houses. Several railroad employees are doing repair work on the tracks, and one man is riding on a handcar. Be...

Photograph

Store and Saloon

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior view from across road of men gathered outside a store and saloon. Most of the men hold a glass of beer as though toasting. Two teams of horses are...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A man sporting a beard and wide-brimmed straw (?) hat operates a mower pulled by two horses in a field. The field is on hilly terrain. A dirt road and spli...

Photograph

John H. Rountree

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Major John H. Rountree. He was born in March of 1805 in Kentucky, near the Mammoth Cave, and came to Wisconsin on May 27, 1...

Date: 1883 

Description: Inside spread of advertising brochure for Patterson and Brothers, manufacturers of agricultural equipment, Patterson, Ontario, Canada. Features a chromolit...

Photograph

David Walter Jones

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of David Walter Jones. He was born on March 26, 1815, and came to Wisconsin from Fayette County, Pennsylvania in July of 1836...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Stereograph view along shoreline of Geneva Lake at Porter's Park. A man sits in a canoe at the rocky shoreline while a woman sits and reads on a rustic ben...

Photograph

Ebenezer Brigham

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Ebenezer Brigham, founder of the first major community in the Blue Mounds of Wisconsin, which included a mine, frontier inn...

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