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Photograph

Bascom Hill

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: View up Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) is at the top of the hill.

Photograph

Water Street

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: View of Water Street featuring a group of patrons standing in the entrance of A. Becker's Saloon.

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: This map shows lakes, railroads, and rivers. An explanation of railroad lines with mileage in Wisconsin and total mileage for 1887 is included. Portions of...

Print

The Slide

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Engraving for "Peterson's Magazine" of women in maids' uniforms sliding down an icy path in the snow.

Photograph

Octagon House

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Richards octagon house.

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: This map shows lakes, railroads, and rivers. An explanation of railroad lines with mileage in Wisconsin and total mileage for 1889 is included. Portions of...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: A young woman displays her shell necklace, silver bracelets, and earrings.

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Illinois Central railway station.

Photograph

William H. Metcalf

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Waist-up studio portrait of William Metcalf seated sideways in a chair.

Date: 1889 

Description: Madison City Hall, 2 West Mifflin Street built in 1857.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the exterior of the Park Hotel at Carroll and Main Streets. There is a church building in the background on the left.

Date: 1887-02-26 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Ashland, and the Apostle Islands in Lake Superior.

Book or Pamphlet

Gathering Wild Rice

Date: 1884 

Description: Three women in a canoe harvest wild rice.

Date: 1884 

Description: Front cover for the harvester and twine binder, with a color illustration in red and blue ink of various patterns, and a vase holding stalks of wheat.

Book or Pamphlet

McCormick Advertising Folder

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Cover of a foldout advertising card produced by the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company, manufacturers of agricultural machinery. Features an illustration...

Date: 1889 

Description: The Illinois Central passenger depot.

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1888 

Description: Looking north on Main Street, from the Square, Manufacturer's National Bank at 440 Main Street.

Photograph

First Attempt

Date: 1887 

Description: Scrapbook page containing a cyanotype and albumen print of a picket fence and the caption: "First Attempt;" 1887, What's the Matter? "Light struck."

Date: 1882 ca.

Description: Advertising poster for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company featuring a color illustration of a well-dressed farmer riding a binder pulled by two horse...

Date: 1886 

Description: Wisconsin map showing land offices, railroads completed, railroad land grants and Indian reservations.

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