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Photograph

"McCormick Day"

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Families and citizens with horse-drawn wagons gathered in a small town for delivery of McCormick farm machines from General Agent Daniel Klinedinst. Horses...

Date: 1891 

Description: Interior view of the Pullman sleeping car "Pioneer", which is arranged for daytime use, and showing the richly ornamented paneling and painted ceiling. Thi...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Group posed standing and sitting in the grass in front of a board house, possibly the Bill Jay family. The two seated children are probably Edward and Sadi...

Date: 1890 

Description: Group portrait of the Class of 1890, NY College of Pharmacy.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Interior of the Wisconsin Central Railway's Waukesha back shop. The elevated view is from the office of the superintendent.

Photograph

Young Girl Reading

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A young girl, Dorothy Hubbard, sits on a hardwood floor surrounded by pillows and reads a book. Next to the girl a large house plant grows in a pot, and a...

Photograph

"Fred Ott's Sneeze"

Date: 1894 

Description: Printing-out-paper contact print of 45 frames of the 5 second film known as "Edison Kinetoscopic Record of a Sneeze" or simply "Fred Ott's Sneeze." The fil...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A view of the rear entrance to the Benjamin Walker castle (ca. 1862-1893) and its surrounding backyard, 900 block East Gorham Street.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A hose wagon of the Madison fire department races around the corner of North Pinckney and East Main streets. A dog is chasing the wagon.

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of two young Ho-Chunk women posed sitting on either side of a prop stone wall and prop wood fence. They are...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View across street of dealership or agency building of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company. Two men stand outside the storefront at two entrances. The...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of the Yeatman sisters resting their arms on a piece of furniture in front of a painted backdrop.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: An interior view of the Wisconsin State Treasurer, Sewell A. Peterson, home on South Fairchild Street. The photograph is taken looking through the parlor a...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of eight women, three of whom are sitting, and one seated man.

Date: 1894 

Description: Christmas tree on a tabletop display in a living room, possibly in the home of Frederick King Conover. There are toys on the table and a small chair with m...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of Jake Hubert (wearing the watch chain), and another man, both smoking cigars and wearing hats in front of a painted backdrop.

Photograph

McDougall Whaleback

Date: 1892 

Description: Whaleback steamer in the shipyards of the American Steel Barge Company.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A farmer harvests grain using a McCormick grain binder pulled by two horses in a field. The platform of the binder holds a sheaf of grain along with unboun...

Manuscript

Superior as Hub

Date: 1890 

Description: Rand, McNally map of North America enhanced to show Superior as the center of a wheel. The image was used on the back of stationery from City Improvement C...

Map or Atlas

Wisconsin Map

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A map of Wisconsin, eastern Wisconsin and Iowa, northern Illinois, and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The counties, cities and villages, and rail lines...

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