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Date: 1885-07-23 

Description: Mourning Badge with the image of Ulysses S. Grant.

Date: 1880 

Description: Page from Eclipse Wind Engine Co. [Beloit, Wisconsin] catalog featuring an illustration of an Eclipse Wind Engine installed in a barn. A cut-away view show...

Date: 1886 

Description: Stereograph of Ashley Bennett ("Cookie")who volunteered his services during the float, and the cook Mike Lane, on the Arpin fleet of lumber rafts.

Date: 1887 

Description: Benedict & Co. engineers. As shown by development to March 1st 1887. Inset: Map of northern Wisconsin showing location of range. Lands in red.

Date: 1883 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Marshfield, with one vignette.

Photograph

Townsend House

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the Townsend House, a resort hotel. Image includes three people in a boat, rowing under a bridge where four other people stand.

Date: 1888 

Description: Overview winter scene with a large group of people skating on the frozen Manitowoc River between the 8th and 10th Street bridges. A dog trots across the ic...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of four raftsmen shipping an oar in the Dells.

Photograph

Milwaukee Exchange

Date: 1883 

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

Date: 1886 

Description: View of the Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy railroad drawbridge and trestle.

Photograph

Horace L. Palmer

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Portrait of Horace Palmer with moustache and suit. A portion of his hair appears to be drawn onto the photograph.

Date: 1884 after

Description: Subheading states the center building to be the oldest house in Milwaukee, and built by Matthias Stein in January 1838. The home is only two stories tall,...

Date: 1886-07-03 after

Description: Hand-colored postcard of the interior of the Schlitz Palm Garden. Located on N. 3rd Street, south of W. Wisconsin Avenue, the Schlitz Palm Garden opened on...

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: 1880 ca.

Description: Crossing a river on the way to Vermillion Lake in the early 1880's, before the building of any railroads in that part of the country. The teams were part o...

Date: 1882 ca.

Description: Woman sitting in a chair reading, with one child on a rocking horse and another child in a high chair.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: This map shows lakes, railroads, and rivers. An explanation of railroad lines with mileage in Wisconsin and total mileage for 1885 is included. Portions of...

Date: 1886 

Description: Detail of map including plans of the National Soldiers' home.

Photograph

Cass Street

Date: 1888 

Description: View of Biddle Street. The 'x' marks the home of Mr. Brigham. The road is tree-lined, with homes behind the trees. "With cross on it, just under the sou...

Date: 1885 

Description: Chromolithograph advertising poster produced for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company showing a McCormick binder stored in a shed in the middle of the...

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