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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...

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: 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: 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

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...

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...

Date: 1905 

Description: Emma Helen Strand, member of the Menomonie High School class of 1905, depicted as a contralto singer. Pictured holding sheet music. Part of a yearbook crea...

Date: 1904 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a large Ho-Chunk group posed in front of a painted backdrop, including five men, three women, three girls, and two smaller children. The...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A large room with manufacturing equipment at the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company's factory ("reaper works") in Chicago. Men in work clothes are at so...

Date: 1904-10-08 

Description: Stuart Fargo posing for a three-quarter length portrait standing in front of a folding screen with his left arm resting on the back of a wicker chair. He i...

Date: 1900 

Description: Jennie and Edgar Krueger at 6-weeks-old laying in a chair.

Photograph

Parching Wild Rice

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: A Chippewa woman parching wild rice in Lac Vieux Desert. Lac Vieux Desert is a 4200 acre Michigan-Wisconsin boundary water in Vilas County.

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