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Date: 1854-05 

Description: This yellow and black wood block print broadside ties England and France's declaration of war against Russia during the Crimean War into a war against high...


Giles House

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: The Giles house, residence of Hiram H. Giles, state legislator and social welfare authority.


Knapp House

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: The F.M. Knapp residence, northwest corner of Main and 10th Streets. A man is standing and leaning on a tree on the terrace.

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Men on shoreline are returning logs with horses, which have been stranded on a sandbar, to the main channel of the Mississippi River. Beef Slough Company w...

Date: 1896-09-20 

Description: Group of men, and a young boy, standing in the small front yard of a house at a bicycling outing. A woman stands in an open doorway at the top of the steps...

Date: 1867 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of B.K. Emerson (1837-1928), professor of Minerology and Geology at Amherst College. Handwritten inscription at the bottom reads,...

Date: 1887 

Description: Engraving of Pittsburg Landing taken from a photograph a few days after the Battle of Shiloh (Tennessee), which occurred on April 6-7, 1862. The image sho...


Augustin Grignon

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Daguerreotype studio portrait of Augustin Grignon. He is seated, holding a tomahawk. The tomahawk, which could also be used as a pipe, was made from a gun...


Dr. Bass in Parlor

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Self-portrait of Dr. Edward Bass reading in his parlor. Several prints of his own photographs decorate the room. There is a parlor organ on the right.

Date: 1872 

Description: Catalog cover for "The Advance Mower" featuring a color illustration of a man sitting on the mower pulled by a team of two horses through a field, with the...


Abraham Lincoln

Date: 1865-04-10 

Description: Waist-up portrait of Abraham Lincoln.

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Henry B. Nason (1831-1895), head of the Chemistry department at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, the first Technological s...

Date: 1893 

Description: Columbian Exposition; Administration Building in Jackson Park, viewed from 64th Street; foreground: a crowd of men gathered near Pass Gate.

Date: 1881 

Description: Composite photograph of the Wisconsin Senate Clerks around a photograph of the Wisconsin State Capitol.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: A large group of men are snagging sturgeon from a bridge over the Wolf River. A sturgeon is hanging from a line. More men are sitting on a bridge support,...


Byron Paine

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of Byron Paine in suit.

Date: 1888 

Description: Members of the Kilbourn Broom Brigade on the "Alexander Mitchell" steamboat in the Dells. Members of the group include: Minnie Smith, Mary Sterlie, Ruth Ma...

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: 1882 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Beloit harvester and twine binder manufactured by the Parker-Dennett Harvesting Machine Company. The cover features...

Date: 1884 

Description: A card advertising Conrad Seipp's Brewery of Chicago. Features a caricature of United States political figures of 1884, including, seated at the table from...

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