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Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of William Tennant in front of same painted backdrop. He was a newspaper and magazine agent in Black River Falls, Wisconsin, who lost both...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Several employees on the doorstep of J.N. Hegeman Drugstore.

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Two University of Wisconsin-Madison students, Mr. Rider and Mr. Broughton, sit in their residence at 625 Langdon Street and play musical instruments. Mr. R...

Date: 1866 

Description: Advertising brochure for Russell & Company's Ohio Reaper and Mower, distributed by Chas. A. Taylor, agent for Peoria, Illinois. Features an illustration of...

Date: 1898 before

Description: View of the Sugar River below a dam. A man stands in the water fishing. Two others stand on the bank at left and one is seated on the dam. Three sticks are...

Date: 1890 

Description: Two cyclists ride their bicycles past curious on-lookers.

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: Jefferson Davis sitting in a chair on the porch of his residence.

Date: 1861 

Description: Soldiers of the 3rd Wisconsin Artillery at Camp Randall man a cannon on wheels while other men on foot and on horseback follow.

Photograph

Lincoln Funeral Car

Date: 1865-04 ca.

Description: Shrouded Lincoln funeral car stopped along the way to Springfield, Illinois.

Date: 1874 

Description: Advertisement for Calvin Marshall's Patent Rut Leveler and Snow-Plow or Road Breaker.

Photograph

William H. Pratt

Date: 1864 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of William H. Pratt of Davenport, Iowa. Handwritten inscription at bottom reads, "Pratt, 1864."

Photograph

George S. Willis

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of George S. Willis. He was born in Winfield, Herkimer County, New York. Willis came to Wisconsin in January of 1836 and res...

Photograph

Rogers Family

Date: 1898-11-17 

Description: Group portrait of the Rogers family. Pictured are William Henry Rogers, Clark M. Putnam, Maude Rogers, Martha Rogers, Grace (Rogers) Putnam and Mrs. Willia...

Date: 1866 

Description: Bennett in uniform, showing his crippled right hand, taken when he was 23-years-old after he was ministered out of the Army. The hand wound was caused by...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Spectators watching a rowing shells race on Devil's Lake.

Date: 1891-09-20 ca.

Description: Political cartoon from the Washington Post. It refers to the role of Jeremiah M. Rusk, the Secretary of Agriculture from Wisconsin, in negotiating i...

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: 1882 ca.

Description: A man shows off an incandescent lamp switchboard with bamboo filiament, lamp receptacle with wooden base, current and pressure indicators and controlling d...

Date: 1886 

Description: Original pen and ink drawing of an illustration used in a McCormick Company advertising catalog. Includes illustrations of a horse-drawn hay rake and a hay...

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