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Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Three men and two women in front yard, with frame house and two children standing on porch behind. The house has a stone foundation and small second story...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: View of Clermont Street with a young boy in the foreground, homes and trees in the background. Fences and sidewalks line both sides of the street.

Photograph

Abraham Lincoln

Date: 1865 

Description: Head and shoulders studio portrait of Abraham Lincoln.

Date: 1814 

Description: Etching depicting the burning of Washington, D.C. by the British during the War of 1812. In the foreground are a number of soldiers moving toward the Capit...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Nina Lynn Sturgis and Hercules Louis Dousman pose together in a studio in front of a painted backdrop. Hercules is wearing a suit and is seated with his ar...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Family stands at board fence, with a horse and carriage on the road in front of a two-story frame house.

Date: 1892 

Description: First page of calendar for January and February, 1892. Features an illustration of a woman sitting on a stone wall watching a man using a Buckeye mower in...

Date: 1899 

Description: Catalog for Champion binders, reapers and mowers. Features a color illustration across front and back covers. In the center are two boys standing and peeri...

Date: 1892 

Description: Cover of a Swedish advertising catalog for William Deering and Company farm machinery. Features an illustration of a wizard(?) surrounded by male and femal...

Photograph

Waupun Stone Mills

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: View of Waupun Stone Mills, established in 1849, in the background. Construction of an addition is underway. People are in the foreground in front of a br...

Photograph

"Plowboy"

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Captain F.A. Bishoff and engineer Dan Cook on board the ferry "Plowboy."

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: An upright and wing frame house with three doorways on porch, shuttered windows, and a stone foundation.

Date: 1886 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for William Deering and Company farm machinery. Features an illustration of a young woman in a wheat field surrounded by bi...

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of Mary Louise Baker Lidgerwood Browne. Daughter of Charles Minton Baker of Lake Geneva. Taken in New York before her family jour...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Family in front yard around two tables set for coffee, tea and perhaps some other beverage. Frame house in back has a sign for grass seed from Whitewater o...

Date: 1898 

Description: Group portrait of boarders, all railroad shop workers, sitting on the front porch at Mrs. Armour's boarding house. Left to right are: Bill Salsig, Roy Mart...

Print

Wa-Baun-See

Date: 1838 

Description: Wau-Baun-See, a hand-colored lithographic portrait of a Potawatamie Indian. This image from McKenney & Hall's "History of the Indian Tribes," (1849-1850)...

Photograph

Carrie Lane

Date: 1884 

Description: Studio portrait of Carrie Lane Chapman Catt when she was single in Mason City, Iowa. She was first a teacher and then became Superintendent of Schools ther...

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: View of a main street looking towards The Fulton Meat Market, P. Carrington Harness shop, a livery stable, feed store, restaurant and bakery.

Date: 1832 ca.

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

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