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Date: 1886-07-03 after

Description: The ornate entrance to the Schlitz Palm Garden. Located on N. 3rd Street, south of W. Wisconsin Avenue, the Schlitz Palm Garden opened on July 3, 1886 and...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Chester A. Arthur, the 21st President of the United States. Arthur was born on October 5, 1829 in Fairfield, Vermont, and di...

Date: 1889-08-02 

Description: View looking east down 100 block of East Gilman Street, from the intersection of East Gilman and North Pinckney Streets. The Mears House, 116 East Gilman,...

Date: 1883-10-10 

Description: Portrait of Mary Virginia McCormick (1861-1941). Mary Virginia was the daughter of Chicago industrialist and inventor, Cyrus Hall McCormick.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Norwegian Octagon church, built in 1852 and torn down about 1891 or 1892.

Date: 1889 

Description: Color lithograph poster. The banner at top reads "Hoyt's A Midnight Bell," below which is the tag "Laughter Every Minute." The image shows an white-haired...

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Group studio portrait in front of a painted background. Catherine Orb Seipp, seated at left, poses with her children. From left: Conrad, Clara, Emma (stand...

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.

Photograph

St. Mary's Church

Date: 1884 

Description: A distant view of St. Mary's Church. Looking north from the corner of Main and Franklin Streets.

Photograph

Jessie Jack Hooper

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Jessie Jack Hooper.

Photograph

Rex Magnus Club

Date: 1887-10-09 

Description: A large group of men pose outside the Rex Magnus Club. Some of the men on the left are holding musical instruments. The words "Rex Magnus" are on the roof.

Date: 1885 

Description: A detail of a Sanborn map showing the lake Mendota shore area, including Madison Manufacturing Company.

Photograph

Happ Residence

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the home of M. Happ with a horse-drawn wagon and several figures standing in front of it.

Date: 1883 

Description: Advertising card featuring a chromolithograph of men driving horses pulling Buckeye Binders in a race. The card reads at the top: "Buckeye leads the field....

Date: 1883 

Description: Illustrations from an 1883 McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog portraying the evolution of the reaper. The last three images show a McCormick han...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of Anita McCormick Blaine (1866-1954) as a young adult, posing next to a plush upholstered chair while holding a folded hand fan. She has...

Date: 1888 

Description: Ticket for the quarterly twenty dollar drawing of the Louisiana State Lottery Company.

Photograph

Schlitz Palm Garden

Date: 1886-07-03 after

Description: An interior view of the Schlitz Palm Garden, which was located on North 3rd Street, south of West Wisconsin Avenue. This image includes a drawing of a wait...

Photograph

Hawks Tavern

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: Hawks Tavern, with men on the porch and with trees in the yard.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: An image of three men taken with a Stirn Concealed Vest Pocket Camera. The #1 Detective Camera held a 14cm round glass plate for making six 4cm wide round...

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