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Date: 1895 

Description: Michael Baltus family posing in front of their log cabin two miles east of Auburndale Station, Wood County, with a new frame house under construction nearb...

Photograph

Laura Smith

Date: 1854 ca.

Description: Ninth plate daguerreotype of Laura Smith. Miss. Smith was the sister of Rosellah Bowman; she died of consumption in Athol, MA. The portrait is a half figur...

Date: 1838 ca.

Description: Ox-drawn cart in which Mr. and Mrs. Salmon Upson traveled from Connecticut in 1838.

Date: 1883-10-10 

Description: Portrait of Mary Virginia McCormick (1861-1941). Mary Virginia was the daughter of Chicago industrialist and inventor, Cyrus Hall McCormick.

Date: 1844 

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

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Full-length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a Ho-Chunk woman posing sitting on a prop stone wall. She is wearing full regalia, including...

Date: 1864-02-04 

Description: Embossed invitation to the fourth masquerade ball of the Madison Fire Engine Company #2. The invitation depicts a fire fighter on a ladder carrying a woman...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A nun stands near a piano and plays a lute-like instrument in a house on West Washington Avenue.

Date: 1849-04 

Description: Engraving with color of two women modeling high fashion dresses.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Cabinet studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Amelia Bright Williams, second wife of Chauncey Williams.

Photograph

Ceylon Building

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: The gateway to the Ceylon Building's courtyard, from the Columbian Exposition in Chicago. The building was purchased by J.J. Mitchell, moved to Lake Geneva...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A promotional cards created to attract farmers to the agricultural land in northern Wisconsin. The image depicts Conrad Flicker and his family standing in...

Date: 1845 

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

Date: 1846 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of Betsy H. Smith, left, with her daughter, Laura, right,and son, George. The three are the mother, sister and brother of Rosella...

Photograph

Ladies Ideal Band

Date: 1888 

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of the Ladies Ideal Band, in uniform and holding their instruments which include drums and various brass ins...

Book or Pamphlet

D.S. Morgan & Co. Brochure

Date: 1888 

Description: Color illustration, across 4 panels of the brochure, titled "Triumph Wins." A group of jockeys are racing horses on a racetrack, with a group of people wat...

Date: 1885 

Description: The front cover features a color illustration of a man and woman relaxing near a lake or river. The woman is sitting on a chair under an umbrella painting...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of two Ho-Chunk women. On the left, a woman is posing sitting and is wearing traditional clothing with sever...

Date: 1861-04-13 

Description: Etching from a photograph of Mrs. General Gaines.

Photograph

The Hay Crop

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A promotional card advertising the large amounts of hay that can be growth in northern Wisconsin. The image shows three men posing on and beside a wagon ca...

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