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Date: 1899 ca.

Description: McCormick automatic self-rake reaper built in 1858 and patented by McClintock Young. Original caption reads: "This machine embodies the improvement of subs...

Date: 1895 

Description: A man stands in a field in Ashland County, almost dwarfed by grain plants.

Date: 1857 

Description: An actor in an Indian headdress and jewelry for performance of "Black Hawk, or Lily of the Prairie," a drama written by Mary Elizabeth Mears and presented...

Photograph

L.F. Kellogg House

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of the L.F. Kellogg houes at the intersection of State and Dayton Streets. Visible on the porch are Julia Kellogg and "Grandma" Adams.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: First block of West Main Street. A portion of South Hamilton Street is at the right of the image. The original railroad causeway is at the upper right.

Date: 1867 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Peter Engelmann (1823-1874), Wisconsin educator and naturalist. Engelman founded the German-English Academy in Milwau...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: The third Wisconsin State Capitol as it appeared during the early 1870s. Close scrutiny of the entrance (whether it is the north or south entrance cannot b...

Photograph

Abraham Lincoln

Date: 1864-02-09 

Description: Abraham Lincoln in one of the famous portraits known as the Brady Profiles.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: A family poses in a wooded yard. One man holds a wooden flute. Behind them is a Greek Revival house with a Madison Mutual insurance sign over the door.

Photograph

Abraham Lincoln

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Three-quarter length portrait of Abraham Lincoln standing.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: View of the J. Schadauer Cigar Facotory at 216 State Street. In front of the factory, a mother and children stand.

Date: 1877-06 ca.

Description: Men seated outside during the Eastern District Norwegian Synod held at Immanuel Norwegian Evangelical Lutheran Church in Winchester, Wisconsin. Winnebago C...

Photograph

Sidewalk with Snow

Date: 1876 before

Description: Stereograph. A residential area, looking down a snowy sidewalk near a retaining wall and a fence, with a horse-drawn carriage or sleigh in the distance. A...

Date: 1888 

Description: Studio portrait of famed University of Wisconsin pharmacist, Edward Kremers, and several UW college friends on an outing to the Wisconsin Dells. Left to ri...

Date: 1897 after

Description: A group of men carrying lunch boxes are walking away from a steam engine train, which is near another train and power lines.

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Six children stand in front of a wooden fence that has posts and picket fence gate. A cat sits on the walk behind them and their mother sits on the porch w...

Photograph

Ellis Home

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Shingled frame residence of A.G. Ellis. Children and adults are posed on the front porch, and on a balcony above.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Annie Storer Brown with two children, Eleanore Annie Brown (on her lap), and Alice Brown (in rocking chair), at their home, 121 East Gilman Street.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Stereograph; corner of Broad and Wisconsin Avenues. Built in 1870. E.T. Mix, architect. Victorian details decorate the six story building. A small pile...

Date: 1897 

Description: A traveling library inside a general store.

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