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Description: Engraved view of downtown Racine seen from Lake Michigan. Several vessels are entering the harbor, and a pier with a beacon is on the right.
Date: 1877 ca.
Description: Etching of interior of bonded warehouse with four men present, two conversing and two rolling barrels.
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: View of a mission house, erected between 1862 and 1873.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Portion of City Hall with a flag flying from the roof. There is another building across the street, and horse-drawn carriages and people on the road.
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: Lithograph of the Empire Mower and Reaper; several other reaper manufacturers and models are identified in the illustration which appears above the text: ...
Description: Two-story home with sloping roof. One man is whipping a team of eight cattle while another man drives the plow behind them. To the left stands a man near a...
Description: View from bridge on river. Storefronts and homes line the road that stretches to the horizon.
Description: View of Berlin High School.
Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee looking southwest toward the county courthouse under construction in the public square west of St. John's Cathedral.
Date: 1844-10 ca.
Description: View from a pile-driver on the north pier of the community then known as Southport. The pier visible at left center, constructed between 1840-1842, was th...
Date: 1878 ca.
Description: State Normal School in Whitewater.
Description: Exterior of two-story wood building. A horse is tied to the post at the right, and a cart stands in front of the building. A couple is walking on the boa...
Date: 1861 ca.
Description: The State House of Massachusetts in Boston with the Union flag flying over it. Men and women walk in front of it. The caption below reads, "No traitor's fl...
Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee from Bay View.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Mound known as the Hill of the Dead.
Description: Illustration by N.A. Greenback of ice-skaters and iceboats featuring the new Poughkeepsie design of pivoting runners. A key at the bottom of the image iden...
Date: 1864 ca.
Description: "Siege of Vicksburg." An etching published by Johnson, Fry & Company from a painting by Chappel of the Union lines during the battle.
Description: Engraved image of a boat being towed through a canal at Little Falls by a team of horses. A small town is in the background.
Description: Bird's-eye view of Wisconsin State University, now the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Vignettes include Ladies Hall, South Dormitory, University Hall, As...
Description: Etched print of factory with inset of Bay State Works in lower right corner. Lake with ships in background, with busy, buggy covered roads in foreground....
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