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Date: 1877 

Description: Directions for attaching the McCormick self-binder to the harvester. Features an illustration of an early wire grain binder.

Postcard

Pabst Residence

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Home with large yard with many trees and a fountain on the right. A smokestack is in the distant background. On the sidewalk are pedestrians, and on the r...

Date: 1879 

Description: Flyer advertising the McCormick Harvester & Self-Binder for sale through London agents Waite, Burnell, Huggins & Co. Features an illustration of the machi...

Map or Atlas

De Pere, Wis.

Date: 1871 

Description: Bird's-eye map of De Pere.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Lodi School was a three-story brick Romanesque building with a small cupola, built in 1868. It burned on March 28, 1878. It was rebuilt by December 1878, b...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Three men and a dog are standing on thick chunks of ice looking over logs on an icy river.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: A man stands with a baby in baby buggy, a boy on a rocking horse, and a woman holding baby on porch of frame Greek Revival house. The house has carpenter's...

Date: 1872 

Description: Catalog cover featuring an illustration of a separator and blank space for dealer information.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Family in yard with carriage with large stone house behind that has shutters closed. The house was built in 1845. Harmon J. Hill was the first supervisor o...

Map or Atlas

Map of New Diggings

Date: 1874 

Description: Map of New Diggings - inset map in bottom right corner of "Benton & New Diggings" map, on page 11 of "Atlas of Lafayette County Wisconsin," a collection of...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Three men and a dog standing on ice floes and looking over logs on an icy river.

Date: 1878 

Description: Directions for attaching the McCormick Self-Binder to a harvester. Features an illustration of an early wire binder.

Photograph

Wisconsin Senate

Date: 1870 

Description: Compsite photograph of the Wisconsin Senate with members identified with key. The portraits are numbered left to right, starting at the upper left. Additio...

Date: 1879 

Description: Stereograph of "Old Abe", eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Regiment. Rear view of Old Abe perched on a cannon, with his head turned to the right. Include...

Date: 1875 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Dodgeville, looking east, with insets of the high school and county courthouse.

Photograph

Family at Table

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: A family is gathered around a table loaded with books and potted plants. Children sit on soap boxes in front, including a girl with a doll. The frame house...

Photograph

Western Hotel

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Exterior of the Western Hotel. The original tavern was built in 1834 (?) by William Shields (?). In 1845 it was operated by his son Simon Shields. In 1873...

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: Wisconsin State Fish Hatchery (aka Nevin Fish Hatchery, 3911 Fish Hatchery Rd). There is a frame board and batten building, and an open-frame gazebo-like...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: A woman stands with a parasol in front of a crude picket fence in front of a Greek Revival Frame House. There is a baby buggy on the porch.

Date: 1879 

Description: Norwegian Sunday School Picnic at Mendota steamboat landing. Small lake steamer "Mendota" could reach speeds of up to 18 mph. The barge "Uncle Sam" was 75f...

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