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Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of Anita McCormick Blaine (1866-1954) as a young adult, posing next to a plush upholstered chair while holding a folded hand fan. She has...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a Union Civil War soldier holding a bridle that was created by one of the German panorama painters active in Milwaukee during the 188...

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: View of Picnic Point on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. The peninsula juts into Lake Mendota. The far shoreline can be seen in the distance.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: South Pinckney Street between East Washington Avenue (left) and King Street (right). Visible on the right is the Marquette neighborhood. The large structur...

Photograph

Milwaukee Exchange

Date: 1883 

Description: Women switchboard operators at the sole Milwaukee telephone exchange.

Photograph

Raft of Lumber

Date: 1887 

Description: A raft of lumber which has been floated down the Wisconsin River to be broken up and sold. Two men stand on the raft, each near lumber stacked on a cart, o...

Date: 1883 

Description: Inside spread of 4-page brochure featuring illustrations accompanying blocks of text explaining the features of Champion machines. The top left shows a man...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a Union Civil War soldier examining his wound. The study was created as part of the work of the German panorama painters active in M...

Book or Pamphlet

Champion Light Binder

Date: 1884 

Description: Brochure titled: "50 Reasons Why the Champion Light Binder Takes the Lead." At the bottom is an illustration of a man standing and pointing at an inset ill...

Photograph

S.M. Babcock

Date: 1888 before

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of group of nine men, identified on the reverse as associates of the Geneva, New York Experiment Station. St...

Date: 1881 

Description: This map shows railroads by operator and projected railroads. Eastern Minnesota, the upper peninsula of Michigan, northeastern Iowa, and northern Illinois...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Three men on raft pulling in a grub. Logs and a man carrying a log are in the background.

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: Panorama bird's-eye view of the town of Ashland, on Lake Superior, and the Apostle Islands.

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Full-length cabinet card of two young children in front of a painted backdrop of the ocean. They are attired in coats, dresses and hats, and are holding ha...

Date: 1882 

Description: The official railroad map of Wisconsin showing railroad lines throughout the state.

Photograph

Susan B. Anthony

Date: 1884-03 

Description: Studio portrait of Susan B. Anthony, seated, wearing a black dress.

Date: 1882-11-30 

Description: This 1882 manuscript map shows the improvements to a 12-mile stretch of the Wisconsin River below Portage, in Columbia County, Wisconsin. Recent improvemen...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Full-length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a young woman displaying her shell necklace, silver bracelets, and earrings.

Date: 1881 

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Frederick Jackson Turner in his sophomore year at the University of Wisconsin. He wears a Kappa Psi Phi pin on his tie.

Photograph

Isham & Hale Store

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Elevated exterior view of the Isham & Hale Store, with bolts of cloth displayed outside.

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