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Date: 1886 ca.
Description: A fleet of rafts on the Wisconsin River below the Kilbourn dam.
Date: 1881 ca.
Description: View down Main Street. On the left a man is driving a wagon with a team of two horses, and on the right a man stands on a wagon pulled by one horse. Houses...
Description: Advertisements for co-operative companies including Co-operative Collar and Cuff Company, Solidarity Watch Case Company and a tailoring company. They appea...
Date: 1887 ca.
Description: A list of nine reasons to use co-operative-made goods, entitled "Reasons Why You Should Use Co-operative-Made Goods in Preference To All Others". This was...
Description: Stereograph of the Artesian Well near the intersection of Wisconsin and Minnesota (later renamed Wacouta) Streets. The following is printed on the backside...
Date: 1889 ca.
Description: Broadside advertising an auction on the Leo Melcher farm. Items for sale included livestock, feed and crops, farm machinery, and household items including...
Description: A man posing in the doorway of Julius Schadauer's tobacco shop at 101 State Street.
Description: Mourning Badge with the image of Ulysses S. Grant.
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: CM&StP Railway locomotive no. 71 and a coal car at a roundhouse.
Description: Sunset from Lake Monona.
Date: 1883 ca.
Description: Advertising lithograph depicting the first public demonstration of a mechanical reaper by Cyrus Hall McCormick at Steeles Tavern, Virginia, in 1831. The sc...
Description: Broadside advertising an auction at the L.P. Bailey farm near Delavan. Sale included cattle, horses and hogs.
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: From left to right: Annie Hepworth Storer, Mary Porter Storer, Isabelle Corey Storer.
Date: 1888 ca.
Description: First and second grade children with their teacher, Miss Drinker, who was temporarily taking charge of Miss Ella Larkin's school. Taken in the front entran...
Description: McCormick Harvesting Machine Company flyer describing field trial victory. The headline proclaims: "The McCormick Invincible and Ever Triumphant!"
Description: Sheet 4 of a Sanborn map of a portion of Mineral Point.
Description: Elevated view down East Water Street from Wisconsin Avenue, with buildings, people, and street traffic including horse-drawn vehicles and a horse-drawn str...
Description: Sanborn map of Fort Atkinson including Barrie, Germany, and North Water Streets.
Description: Stereograph of a man lying on his stomach on a raft drinking water from the river. A second man crouches on the edge of the raft while a third man is stand...
Description: Composite of photographic portraits of the members of the Wisconsin Assembly. Along the bottom a numbered list of names identifies each man.
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