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Date: 1882 ca.

Description: Office staff and factory foremen at the McCormick Reaper Works. The men in the top row from left to right are: Wm. Schaefer, Palmer, Herman Veller (machin...

Photograph

Josiah Ficklin

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype, Quarter-length portrait of Josiah Ficklin. Hand coloring on cheeks. Ficklin was from Lexington, Kentucky, and one of the defende...

Date: 1895 

Description: Cover of a German language advertising catalog for the Johnston Harvester Company. The cover features a color chromolithograph illustration of a farmer ope...

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Jean Louis Rodolphe Agassiz (1807-1873), Swiss-born American zoologist, geologist and glaciologist. Founded the Museum of Compa...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Cigar workers on the sidewalk in front of the Willms home, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. They are young men and older boys, some in aprons. Anna Willms (b. 1881)...

Date: 1854-05 

Description: This yellow and black wood block print broadside ties England and France's declaration of war against Russia during the Crimean War into a war against high...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A cartoon of General Scott helping Jefferson Davis try on a shoe. Scott says, "Well, does that Union Shoe fit you?" And Davis replies, "Mr. Scott, this Uni...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Three-quarter length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of an unidentified man standing and resting his arm on the back of an upholstered chair...

Date: 1886 

Description: Stereograph view of Archie Young, pilot and logging camp foreman for the Arpin Lumber company holding the rudder. A second man, Zack Dugas, a cousin is in...

Date: 1893 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Johnston Harvester Company. The cover features a color chromolithograph illustration of Christopher Columbus and hi...

Date: 1869 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Joseph Henry (1797-1878), Scottish-American scientist. Widely considered one of the greatest scientists of his genera...

Photograph

Racine Velodrome

Date: 1897 after

Description: Aerial view drawing of a velodrome with racers on the oval track and stands full of spectators. Signage on the outer wall indicates that it is the Racine A...

Photograph

"Sunnybank"

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Two men are in the foreground on a shoreline, one standing in a boat. In the background on the other shoreline are adults and children sitting in the gras...

Date: 1881 

Description: Back page of a four-page brochure. Features an illustration of a man using a horse-drawn harvester in a field.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Confederate President Jefferson Davis with his nose caught in a bear trap (Washington) while holding a confederate/pirate flag. Caption reads, "Jeff though...

Date: 1849 

Description: Handbill advertising McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper, manufactured by the company then known as McCormick, Ogden & Co. Features a small drawing of the r...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Five Winnebago men sitting on the ground playing cards. Two young boys stand behind them watching.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of A.L. Dahl's brother, Nels.

Date: 1860 after

Description: General Scott holds Jefferson Davis off the ground by the throat, Davis' hat and sword falling to the ground. Text above reads, "Jeff in a tight place, he...

Date: 1889 

Description: Front and back cover of an advertising catalog for A. Harris, Son & Company of Brantford, Canada, manufacturers of grain binders, mowers and reapers. The c...

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