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Date: 1909 

Description: Close-up of the demolition of the dome of the Third Capitol, one of the few known photographs that permits such close observation of the architectural deta...

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Waist-up studio portrait, with accompanying obituary entry, of Major John Wesley Powell (1834-1902), American soldier, explorer, and geologist. Best known...

Photograph

Woolen Mills

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a woolen mill with an advertisement sign for Patton's Sun Proof-Paints in the front.

Historical Object

Beaded Mocassins

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View from the heel of a pair of dark brown leather moccasins beaded in yellow, pink, green and white floral and plant designs. The moccasins were created a...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Children at fountain on Broadway and Superior. Two girls sit in a pony-cart, and a girl looks through the fence with a dog, while a boy fills a vessel from...

Date: 1900 

Description: Group portrait of Cooksville Cornhuskers baseball team in front of a painted backdrop. Top left to right: Unknown, Johnny Sweeney, Tim McCarthy(?), Charle...

Photograph

Girl with Chick

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A young girl holds a small chick as a woman and Forest Middleton look on. A hen is in the background and a second chick is between Forest and the woman. Ki...

Photograph

Dunbar's Camp

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Four men stand on the side of the road, leaning against a fence. To the right is a cornfield and a two-story log house with outbuildings.

Photograph

Off to School

Date: 1904 

Description: Dorothy Fargo, ten years old, is holding the hands of her brothers Frank, four years old, and Stuart, seven years old, as they are posing on the sidewalk a...

Date: 1905 after

Description: Family playing croquet in the front yard of a rural home.

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: View of Lover's Leap with a group of people on the rocks in the foreground.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A man is sitting on a mower drawn by two horses in a park along a body of water. A group of people, including men, woman, and children, are near a band pav...

Date: 1905-02 

Description: Winter scene with Jennie and Edgar Krueger standing on top of a large snow drift with one of their dogs. They each appear to be holding the ropes of sleds....

Photograph

Downtown River View

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View across river of a boat docked near a building with a sign for Adolph Meinecke & Sons (Manufacturers). In the background is City Hall.

Photograph

Iowa's First Flyer

Date: 1906 

Description: The monoplane glider built and flown by Carl S. Bates of Clear Lake, Iowa. During the previous year Bates had built a bi-plane glider.

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Indoor portrait of Florentina, Jennie, and Edgar Krueger. Florentina sits between the twins with an arm around each of their backs.

Book or Pamphlet

Randolph Header Catalog

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Randolph header manufactured by the Craver and Steele Manufacturing Company. Features a color illustration of farme...

Photograph

Kitten

Date: 1905-12 

Description: A kitten enjoying the sunlight while sitting on a piece of fabric on a table near a window. There is a pincushion on the table, a lace curtain in the windo...

Date: 1901 ca.

Description: Gallery 405 in the museum of the State Historical Society. Interior showing paintings on the walls, and a skylight in the ceiling.

Date: 1901 

Description: Advertisement for Bunde & Upmeyer jewelers with a drawing of a butterfly-winged faerie holding a jeweled nacklace and hovering among several gemstones. The...

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