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Date: 1866 ca.

Description: Vinnie Ream posing in her studio in Washington, beside her bust of Lincoln which had been brought from the White House after the assassination.

Date: 1892 

Description: Minnie Oakley, assistant librarian of the Wisconsin Historical Society, seated at her desk in the South Wing of the Wisconsin State Capitol. This photogra...

Book or Pamphlet

McCormick Catalog Cover

Date: 1886 

Description: McCormick Harvesting Machine Company annual catalog cover featuring an illustration of a woman carrying a sheaf of wheat. Below the text reads: "Harvesting...

Date: 1895 

Description: A promotional card displaying a group of thirteen people outside their new home in Northern Wisconsin.

The caption bellow the photograph reads, "These pe...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Group of relatives and associates of John Johnston, posed sitting and standing on the steps of the estate. Some of the men wear bowler hats and hold canes,...

Date: 1867 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Kate N. Doggett (1828-1884), American reformer. Took charge of the Academy of Science herbarium in 1869. She was a de...

Date: 1866 

Description: Full-length portrait of Jerusha Sturgis, standing near a chair. The wife of Samuel Davis Sturgis I and mother of Nina Dousman. Born December 1, 1827; Died...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Group portrait of Anita McCormick Blaine (sitting center), and four female friends: unknown (standing left), Susie Day (standing right), Katharine Isham (s...

Book or Pamphlet

Dodge and Stevenson Catalog

Date: 1870 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for the Dodge's patent Reaper & Mower, Self-Raker. The cover features an engraved illustration of a woman leaning on a hor...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: A depiction of Jerusalem on the day of Jesus' crucifixion. This is a well in En-rogel.


James Sisters

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Formal oval-framed group portrait of Vida James, Ada James and Beulah James. Ada James (center back) later became active in the Wisconsin Women's Suffrage...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Elevated view of wedding party outdoors on the lawn at the Norway Grove Lutheran Church. Horses and carriages are in the background.

Date: 1856 

Description: Waist-up oval portrait Adeline Irwin (Mrs. William S.) Strong was the daughter of Robert Irwin. Her first husband, David Blish, died in the 1847 fire on th...


Two Girls in a Boat

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Two girls in a boat at the shoreline of the Black River.

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a Spanish couple from Valencia in "national" Valencian costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All...

Date: 1894 

Description: Portrait of Ada Bass seated while holding son Cary, with daughter Everetta standing next to her. Another woman, possibly Ada's mother, Arlina Burlingame, i...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Two views of the interior of the LaFollette, Harper, Roe & Zimmerman law office. Mr. Zimmerman is sitting in his inner office; the lady in the foreground i...

Date: 1876 

Description: Portrait of Nina Linn Sturgis Dousman, wife of H. Louis Dousman. Her love of fine furnishings, art and jewelry turned her home, Villa Louis, into a showca...


Catherine Orb Seipp

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Full-length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Catherine Orb Seipp (1846-1920), wife of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp. She is standing and wea...


Walter Allen School

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior of Walter Allen School, with a woman in a carriage parked in front. The Walter Allen School was an elementary school located at 1657 South Third S...

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