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Date: 1886 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Chippewa Falls, county seat of Chippewa Falls.

Photograph

Major Tot

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite of Major Tot standing on a prop column and wall next to a man of average height in front of a painted backdrop. Both men are holding canes....

Date: 1889 

Description: Front and back cover of an advertising catalog for A. Harris, Son & Company of Brantford, Canada, manufacturers of grain binders, mowers and reapers. The c...

Date: 1888 

Description: Men working in Horlick's stone quarry. Teams of horses pull wagons. There is a steam pump at right. A man in a hat and coat, possibly William Horlick, stan...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Reception headquarters of the George H. Thomas Post No. 2 of the Grand Army of the Republic at the 20th National Encampment, Alcazar Theatre.

Date: 1886-06-21 

Description: A photograph of a painting depicting the surrender of Albert Parsons to Cook County Illinois authories. Parsons had been arrested in connection with a conf...

Date: 1883 

Description: Cover of an Adriance, Platt & Company advertising catalog featuring mowers and reapers. The design is an arrangement of black text in various typefaces sur...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Portrait of Louis de Vierville Dousman as an infant wearing a formal white baby dress. Son of Louis and Nina Dousman. Born February 17, 1882; died August...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Oval studio portrait of Christine Gesell, the photographer's wife, and son Arnold Gesell. Caption on reverse reads "1/2 yr - 1 yr."

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: Portrait, head and shoulders of Frederick Jackson Turner, historian, scholar, and writer. As a freshman at the University of Wisconsin.

Photograph

Moccasin

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Early carte-de-visite of a Ho-Chunk man identified as Moccasin. The backdrop indicates the photograph came from Charles Van Schaick’s studio, but it may ha...

Date: 1882 ca.

Description: The sternwheel packet, "Red Wing," at a landing on the upper Mississippi River between 1870 and 1882.

Photograph

Train Wreck

Date: 1881-09-09 

Description: Wreck of the Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis and Omaha railroad line on the Teegarten farm near Menomonie. Dead cows are in the foreground.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: A view inside the Monona Lake Assembly Pavilion showing people gathered listening to speakers. Behind the speakers, a large banner is displayed. It is deco...

Date: 1882 

Description: Note from Albert Pool, surveyor for the village of Dunbarton in Lafayette County, as appears on the reverse of the Village of Dunbarton plat map. Pool cert...

Date: 1885-08-18 

Description: Wisconsin Governor Jeremiah M. Rusk and his staff at the funeral of General Ulysses S. Grant in New York City. Present with Rusk, 5th from the left, and i...

Date: 1882-05-02 

Description: Illustrated invitation to a May Party at Liederkranz Hall given by the Makers and Sawyers of Milwaukee. The invitation is illustrated in color with a hors...

Date: 1888-03-29 

Description: "Dated this 29th day of March AD 1888." Certifications on verso signed by: William Powrie, county surveyor -- Henry Sherry, landowner -- E.E. Paddock, not...

Date: 1881 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Milton Junction.

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...

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