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Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Stereograph of a group of men standing knee deep in water using handspikes probably in an attempt to dislodge a lumber raft from a sandbar or from the shor...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Side view of a man, wearing a hat and a striped shirt, operating a McCormick grain binder in a field with trees in the background. The binder is being pull...
Date: 1899 ca.
Description: View from a distance of a farmer posing on a McCormick grain binder drawn by two horses in a wheat field. Two men in suits pose next to a bundle of wheat t...
Date: 1882 ca.
Description: Charles J. Van Schaick sitting on a stone balustrade in front of a painted background, ca. 1882–1885. The photograph was probably taken by one of his assis...
Date: 1883 ca.
Description: Man waving his hat in foreground with Alma, Wisconsin, visible in background across the Mississippi River.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: View of the Ashland jail, reading "Ashland County Jail, Ashland, Wis. Conover & Porter, Architects."
Description: Engraved image of a lock and dam at Sault St. Marie. Two men operate the sluice as ships wait on the opposite side of the lock. Another man waits with a ro...
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: Waist-up studio portrait of Charles Fairchild in uniform. He was a paymaster in the U.S. Navy.
Description: View from water tower, showing the grove where Black Hawk's pursuers were supposed to have camped in 1832. The group of men are digging foundations for a...
Description: Stereograph of a posed scene showing a woman milking a cow as two other women stand waiting at an open barn door. On the left a man at a hand-pump is behin...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of William H. Canfield (1819-1913), a Wisconsin civil engineer and surveyor who is best known for his studies of Sauk County's nat...
Description: Head and shoulders studio portrait of Michael Kruszka, Representative of the 8th District in the Wisconsin Assembly.
Description: Page from Eclipse Wind Engine Co. [Beloit, Wisconsin] catalog featuring an illustration of an Eclipse Wind Engine installed in a barn. A cut-away view show...
Date: 1862 ca.
Description: Lt. Frank A. Haskell, adjutant of the 6th Wisconsin Infantry. In 1862 Haskell became aide-de-camp to General John Gibbon who commanded the Iron Brigade. Wh...
Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for the Eagle Mowing and Reaping Machine Company featuring an engraved illustration of a farmer riding a horse-drawn mower...
Description: Engraved portrait of Jeremiah Rusk, governor of Wisconsin and the first U.S. Secretary of Agriculture.
Date: 1868 ca.
Description: Stereoview of Increase Lapham examining a fragment of a meteorite.
Description: The United States presidential election of 1880 was largely seen as a referendum on the Republicans' relaxation of Reconstruction efforts in the southern s...
Description: Seated oval portrait of Nathaniel Dean (1817-1880). Dean was a prominent early Madison businessman and political leader.
Description: Chromolithograph card of a man in "native" Hungarian costume, posing with a Singer sewing machine and a large, decorative costume. Part of a "Costumes of A...
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