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Date: 1872 ca.

Description: People stand on a sidewalk and porch in front of a frame store. Farm machinery is on the side of the store.

Drawing

A Merry Xmas

Date: 1881 

Description: A black and silver, hand-drawn, pen and ink holiday card with an Asian theme. A woman and a young man face each other. A dried flower and sprig of foliage...

Date: 1889 

Description: Holiday card depicting a family; mother, father, daughter, son and their dog. The mother is standing with a tea tray, the father is seated and the children...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: View of a two-story brick house set close to the street, possibly located in Decorah, Iowa. People stand in front of the house and behind a picket fence.

Date: 1874-01 ca.

Description: Interior of a coach on an emigration train to the west.

Date: 1860 after

Description: A woman wearing a red shirt and a blue blouse with seven white stars, presumably Virginia, is shooting herself with a cannon that is marked "SECESSION". Ca...

Date: 1882 ca.

Description: Woman sitting in a chair reading, with one child on a rocking horse and another child in a high chair.

Book or Pamphlet

Buckeye Catalog Cover

Date: 1893 

Description: Front cover of Buckeye harvesting machinery catalog, featuring a group of men and horses resting under the shade of a tree. In the background is a field wi...

Print

Weary Woman

Date: 1873 

Description: Engraving of a woman sitting in a chair with light from an attic window shining on her face. Next to her is a rumpled bed and a pull-toy overturned on the...

Date: 1880 

Description: Studio wedding portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Gustav Willms (c. 1854-1917) and Kunigunde (Dorn) Willms (1857-1941) in their wedding outfits. K...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: A depiction of Jerusalem on the day of Jesus' crucifixion. Mount Mizpeh and Emmaus are in the distance.

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Waist-up studio portrait of a European American woman posed sitting with her hands in her lap. She is wearing a dark-colored wrap with darker-colored feath...

Date: 1884 

Description: Portrait of Mathilde Franziska Anneke seated, surrounded by flowers and plants.

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Sixth plate ambrotype portrait of a woman and a young girl. The woman is seated, and the girl is standing beside her resting her hand on the woman's should...

Date: 1898-07-04 ca.

Description: Three Schildhauer women, Mrs. Henry, Annie and Clara, stand in a wooded area. All three women wear elaborate hats, and Mrs. Henry holds an open umbrella.

Date: 1892 

Description: Fourth page of calendar for July and August, 1892. Features an illustration of a man using a team of horses to pull a Buckeye harvesting machine in a field...

Date: 1899-03-15 

Description: Detail of the Assembly Chamber photograph focusing on the journalists seated near the front of the room. During the 19th century, coverage of Capitol news...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Two dog-sledges hauling supplies, with one also carrying a Mandan.

Photograph

Gwyneth Roe

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Formal portrait of Gwyneth Roe, wife of Gilbert Roe, on which she has written "the year I went to Madison." Gilbert Roe was a law partner of Robert M. La...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Three women, from left to right: Mrs. Vandercook, Mrs. Osborn and Mrs. Schildhauer, pose in white Grecian-inspired costumes. Mrs. Osborn sits behind a larg...

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