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Description: An exterior view across water of Robert Stephenson & Company Mill, which was a steam mill.
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: Belle Case La Follette, later the wife of Robert M. La Follette, Sr., posed in a dress that her Grandmother Case spun, wove, and sewed for her.
Date: 1864 ca.
Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Josiah D. Whitney (1819-1896), professor of Geology at Harvard University (1865-96), and chief of the Californa Geological Surv...
Description: Etching from a photograph of Mrs. General Gaines.
Date: 1868 ca.
Description: A view taken from the elevation on the south side of the Mullet River.
Description: Lithograph illustration of downtown Chicago near the Rush Street bridge (a "swing bridge"). The McCormick Reaper Works and other factory buildings are on t...
Date: 1869 ca.
Description: Portrait of two unidentified children holding hands while posed on homemade fancy chairs. The girl is dressed in a hand-me-down dress cut from a heavy woo...
Description: Formal portrait of Abraham Lincoln, seated.
Description: This 1862 map of Sheboygan County, Wisconsin, shows land ownership and acreages, the township and range grid, towns, cities and villages, roads, railroads,...
Description: Seated carte-de-visite portrait of Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant.
Description: A drawing of Milton Academy.
Date: 1863 ca.
Description: Poster with decorative border and text of the Emancipation Proclamation by Abraham Lincoln.
Description: Topeka, Kansas, when the 12th Wisconsin Volunteers came marching through the town on their way to Fort Riley, May 1863. Watercolor by John Gaddis of E Com...
Description: Knut Knudesen family in yard of large brick house with shuttered windows, stone foundation and trellis at porch.
Description: Tintype of a model gun intended to accompany a patent application. The five-barreled gun, invented by William Bradford, is mounted on wheels.
Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Frank A. Haskell, who was a Colonel in the 36th Regiment of Wisconsin's Volunteer Infantry.
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: Koll schoolhouse in Truax Prairie.
Description: Elevated view of east side of Main Street, with Raymond & Jones Hardware visible at 112 Main Street.
Date: 1860 after
Description: Freed male slave in a straw hat. He is superimposed on a black star with the abbreviations of the states of the Confederacy. Behind the black star is an up...
Description: This map has relief shown by hachures and shows roads, railroads, proposed railroads, creeks, Half Moon Lake, Mount Adin, Mount Tom, Mount Sumeon, and part...
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