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Description: This map is pen-and-ink on paper. The map shows buildings, trees, and water and gas pipes, relief is shown by contours. The back of teh map reads: "Univers...
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: 1887-09 before
Description: Lunch menu from the souvenir booklet of the Complimentary Excursion to General Passenger & Ticket Agents, with an embossed knife, fork, and spoon crossed o...
Description: Chromolithograph advertising poster produced for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company showing a McCormick binder stored in a shed in the middle of the...
Description: Druggist Junior Jones shows a customer some items from the J.N. Hegeman Pharmacy, 1218 Broadway.
Date: 1882 ca.
Description: The sternwheel packet, "Red Wing," at a landing on the upper Mississippi River between 1870 and 1882.
Description: Several people posed among farm implements in front of the machinery and insurance business of Gustav Reinhardt and Charles Pelunek (a.k.a. "Bohemian Charl...
Date: 1880 before
Description: The brewery was built by George Schweickhart after he came to the city in 1856. He purchased three acres of land on the then Watertown Plank road, now just...
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...
Description: This 1887 map of Ashland County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range system, sections, railroads, vacant Wisconsin Central Railroad land, state and "go...
Description: Front of a card advertising the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company. Illustrations show "primitive" harvesting methods alongside a McCormick binder and a...
Date: 1887 ca.
Description: Photograph of a watercolor painting by F.W. Heine of fellow artist Franz Rohrbeck. Rohrbeck is painting a study of a figure for the Jerusalem panorama (c...
Description: Interior view of the First Public Library. It was located over Pondee Grocery Store on College Avenue, Appleton, WI.
Date: 1880 after
Description: A view of the facade and side of the Congregational Church, partially obscured by trees. The bell tower doubles as a clock tower.
Date: 1888 ca.
Description: Three men stand under the iconic mortar and pestle and striped awnings of E.A. Horn's Drugstore.
Description: Flyer advertising the McCormick interchangeable twine and wire binder. Explains that farmers can use twine, when twine is cheapest and wire, when wire is...
Date: 1884 ca.
Description: The Fairchild and Northwestern locomotive the "Gracie May", named for Gracie May Foster. Several people pose near the locomotive, including Robert Holmes a...
Description: Group portrait of the 16th Wisconsin Infantry at the Wisconsin State Capitol, together with their wives and families, taken at their first reunion. Because...
Description: A photograph of a painting depicting the bomb exploding at police as they approach the wagon to tell the crowd to disperse from Haymarket Square. Shrapnel...
Description: Bird's-eye map of Kenosha.
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