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Photograph

Railroad Office

Date: 1887 

Description: General office of the Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railway Company in the Mitchell Building in Milwaukee. Left to right: the individual seated in left...

Date: 1887-10-07 

Description: Military parade on Main Street honoring President Grover Cleveland's visit to Madison. Soldiers of the University Battalion are marching on West Main Stree...

Date: 1882-02-21 

Description: Chromolithograph poster advertising a Milwaukee Mardi Gras celebration, arranged by the Turnverein and Milwaukee Musical Societies, and held at the Exposit...

Date: 1889-04 

Description: Sheet 2 of a Sanborn map of a portion of Mineral Point.

Photograph

Clam Camp

Date: 1888 

Description: Elevated view of clam camp with tents, clam shell debris, and wooden buildings. A bluff rises up behind the buildings.

Photograph

John C. Freemont

Date: 1885-01 

Description: Illustration of John C. Freemont, the first presidential candidate of the Republican party.

Date: 1882 

Description: McCormick Harvesting Machine Company flyer describing field trial victory. The headline proclaims: "The McCormick Invincible and Ever Triumphant!"

Date: 1880 

Description: Charcoal portrait of George Baxter Burrows. A Wisconsin State Senator (1878-1882) and real estate broker, he willed his twelve-acre Lake Mendota frontage e...

Photograph

Racine Court House

Date: 1888 

Description: Elevated view from the northwest of the Racine Court House.

Date: 1886 

Description: View of the west side of Superior Street, looking north.

Date: 1880 

Description: Cover of a McCormick Harvesting Machine Company fair circular (catalog). The cover is illustrated with a lake and mountain scene and includes the text "Man...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a Union Civil War soldier firing a cannon. The painting was done by one of a group of German panorama painters active in Milwaukee d...

Book or Pamphlet

Political Parties, 1789-1880

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Foldout chart illustrating the political parties of the United States, beginning with the colonial era. The explanation on the chart is as follows:

The s...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Elevated view of factory workers entering the Oakley Avenue gate of the McCormick Reaper Works. The men are filing in from the street, passing railroad box...

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Emma Seipp, third from left in second row, poses with eight other young women against a carved studio prop and painted backdrop. Two of the other women, Em...

Map or Atlas

Kenosha, Wis.

Date: 1882-12 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Kenosha.

Book or Pamphlet

Guarding the Cornfields

Date: 1884 

Description: Indian women standing on platforms make noise to scare birds from the cornfield.

Photograph

Lumber Camp Group

Date: 1881 ca.

Description: Archie Young and crew at Yellow River camp.

Print

Park Hotel

Date: 1889 

Description: Park Hotel from a map in the manuscripts division.

Date: 1889-03-30 

Description: Bird's-eye view from Bascom Hill of Madison, with vignettes of the Wisconsin State Capitol, Lake Monona, and the Capitol Park.

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