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Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Three farmers harvest grain with McCormick horse-drawn grain binder. One farmer sits aboard the binder guiding horses while two men, one with scythe and cr...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Swimming in the lake with the Cliff House in background. Cliff House was a resort hotel built shortly after 1872, when Devil's Lake was reached by rail. Bo...

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of Mary Louise Baker Lidgerwood Browne. Daughter of Charles Minton Baker of Lake Geneva. Taken in New York before her family jour...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: The graduating class of the University of Wisconsin, all of whom are unidentified. It is likely this photograph was taken by John S. Fuller.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Jefferson Davis (J.D.) and General Beauregard (Gen. B) are carried by two running devils, the "Imps of Old Nick". Below is the caption and verse, "JEFF A...

Date: 1896-09-24 date unknown

Description: Group portrait of the Morris family in their family library. Mr. and Mrs. Morris sit in two chairs, while their daughter stands in between them behind a ta...

Photograph

Wedding Party

Date: 1898-12-05 

Description: The fifteenth anniversary party of Mr. and Mrs. A.E. Proudfit, Madison, Wisconsin. All guests wore their own wedding clothes. Seated on floor, left to...

Date: 1896-03-08 ca.

Description: Three men stand near a large iceboat owned by Dutton and Wheeler on Lake Mendota.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Their Uncle Jere

Date: 1892-03-28 

Description: Newspaper clipping cartoon drawing of Jeremiah Rusk as a towering figure standing above a small crowd of men in a field. Rusk wears a hat and vest, his sle...

Date: 1862 

Description: Officers of Company I, 7th Wisconsin Infantry: (left to right) Lt. Joseph N.P. Bird, Captain George H. Walther, and Lt. Christopher Lefler. Their Black ser...

Photograph

Brass Band

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Brass band musicians in uniform pose with their instruments.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Three men standing at entrance of residence used as headquarters when S.G. Swain, (on left), was in charge of fortifications at Fort McPherson. All three m...

Photograph

Young Girl

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Ninth plate ambrotype of a young girl, most likely of the Charles Minton Baker family. She is sitting in a chair with her hands in her lap. Hand-coloring o...

Date: 1897 

Description: Back cover of a McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog with a color illustration of a horse-drawn grain binder, a mower, and a corn binder on the ope...

Date: 1867 

Description: An oil painting of Cyrus McCormick.

Date: 1865 

Description: Waist-up portrait of Leonard J. Farwell.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of Anita McCormick Blaine (1866-1954) seated on a prop rock outcropping. She is wearing a dress with a sash over her shoulder, with legging...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Group of men posing in front of and on the scaffolding surrounding the Montello School House. The building was completed in 1896.

Date: 1860 after

Description: A freed slave with a hoe in his left hand and his right hand on his hip. Caption at the top reads, "Massa can't have dis chile, dat's what's de matter". Ca...

Photograph

Women Picnicking

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Three young women, perhaps at a picnic, with the woman on the right drinking from a bucket. Two men are behind them on the right.

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