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Date: 1899 

Description: Color lithograph color illustration from the back of an advertising catalog printed for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company showing an arch commemorat...

Date: 1879 

Description: Stereograph portrait of Robert M. La Follette, Sr., taken during his senior year at the University of Wisconsin.

Date: 1893 

Description: Elevated view of the Illinois Central World's Fair Transportation Center at Van Buren Street. Several pedestrians cross a bridge leading to trains and lake...

Date: 1844 

Description: A young woman looks out her arched window with a bird cage hanging outdoors.

Date: 1883 

Description: Front cover of an advertising brochure for the Marsh-Whitney Platform Binder, manufactured by the Marsh Binder Manufacturing Company. Includes the text: "t...

Date: 1845 

Description: Illustration of a young couple romancing by a well as another young woman watches from behind.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: A dirt road leads to Dr. Blake's (probably Samuel M.) frame house in Lodi or Prairie du Sac. A family is under a tree near a wooden fence. On the right is...

Photograph

George H. Walker

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of George H. Walker, who was born in Lynchburgh, Campbell County, Virginia, October 5th, 1812. He emigrated to Wisconsin in Oc...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Schoolhouse of District #5 in Pleasant Ridge built on land donated by Isaac Shepard. Both blacks and whites built, attended, and taught at the school. Peop...

Photograph

Charles G. Rodolph

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Charles G. Rodolph. He was born in Switzerland on November 15, 1818, and came to the Wisconsin Territory in May of 1834. He...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of several groups of men on rafts loaded with felled trees.

Print

Mi-a-qu-a

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Mi-a-qu-a, a Chief of the Miami Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Massinnewa, Indiana (1827).

Photograph

Da-Ko-Ra

Date: 1867 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite studio portrait of Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) chief. In this portrait he is past the age of seventy. He stands erect, though walking with the aid...

Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: Two well-dressed men survey piles of debris left in the wake of a tornado. Part of the wall of a brick building is in the background.

Photograph

Henry M. Barnes

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Henry M. Barnes. He was born in Bedford, New Hampshire, in 1818, and came to Wisconsin Territory in 1834.

Photograph

Stanley McCormick

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a young boy, possibly Stanley McCormick. He is wearing a suit jacket, necktie, and short pants.

Date: 1860 after

Description: The Lady Liberty, holding a Union flag with a liberty cap on the pole is leaning on the Illinois state seal, with a Confederate flag under her foot. The t...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of a man on a lumber raft steering the raft through the rapids in the Wisconsin Dells.

Date: 1891 ca.

Description: Large group of people posed in, on and around the frame of a barn at a barn raising. A smaller building is in the background on the left. Cultivated fields...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereographic view of a man on Main Street, created by Van Schaick or his colleague, Thomas T. McAdam.

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