Visit our other Wisconsin Historical Society websites!
Refine or narrow your results by clicking any term in the gray boxes below.
Expand your results by removing any breadcrumb in a gray outlined box above. Click on the blue "X" to remove the term.
Narrow your results by entering a keyword into the search box above. Then click the "Search Within" checkbox, then click on the orange "Search" button.
If you did not find what you are looking for or you did not get any results, try changing your search term(s). See our Search Help page for more tips.
Description: Advertisement for Calvin Marshall's Patent Rut Leveler and Snow-Plow or Road Breaker.
Description: A cartoon entitled "The Latest Illustration of Our Humane Indian Policy" depicting an imprisoned, injured Native American man who has been served "boiled s...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Advertising brochure for the Ohio Mower and Reaper manufactured by Ephraim Ball. The advertisement features a line drawing of men using two mowers pulled b...
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Newspaper engraving of the building at Randolph and Dearborn Streets that served as the McCormick General Office from 1879 to 1885. An American flag flies...
Description: Old Milwaukee County Court House and adjoining buildings as they appeared from 1836 to 1870. Scene also shows pedestrians and horse-drawn vehicles.
Description: Engaved view depicting a dramatic sunset through clouds over Lake Michigan. Several sailing ships are in the foreground.
Description: "The 'Improved Advance' as a Self-Raker." Advertisement for the Improved Advance self-rake reaper and mower. Features an illustration of the machine in u...
Description: View of several buildings on the grounds of Ripon College.
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: A cartoon depicting General M.C. Butler holding a top hat, standing next to dead African Americans. There are slogans behind the bodies, including "Niggers...
Description: Cartoon of "Santa Claus Belated" by a fireplace delivering toys and speaking to a figure representing New Year 1878 saying, "Here we are again."
Description: Drawing of the Peshtigo Fire showing people seeking refuge in the Peshtigo River.
Date: 1878 ca.
Description: Advertisement for the McCormick Combined Reaping and Self-Binding Machines, as manufactured by the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company [or possibly C.H. a...
Date: 1877 ca.
Description: Letterpress print of McCormick's Harvester and Self Binder (wire binder). The grain binder is operated by a man seated on the machine and pulled by two hor...
Description: A cartoon depicting Justice holding bodies on her scale, one white and six black. The caption includes the phrase "Five More Wanted".
Description: Flyer advertising the McCormick Harvester, also called a binder. Features a small illustration of the machine in use in a field, surrounded by testimonial...
Description: Engraving of Ocatagon House, the residence of Mrs. Eliza Richards. Several trees dot the landscape and other buildings can be seen in the distance at right...
Description: Engraving of the first Science Hall at University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Description: Etching of interior of bonded warehouse with four men present, two conversing and two rolling barrels.
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: Color illustration of a farmer operating a horse-drawn McCormick Advance reaper. The illustration is from a four-panel advertising folder for the C.H. and...
If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.
Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:
© 1996-2016 Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706