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Date: 1853 

Description: Engraved view of miners and hillside mines in the Lead Region.

Date: 1850 

Description: View of Michipicoton, Ontario on Lake Superior showing a village with log structures and tents. Fishing nets are depicted drying on poles.

Date: 1851 

Description: Handbill advertising McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper, manufactured by C.H. McCormick & Co. Includes an illustration of the reaper in use. One man is dri...

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Chronicle newspaper office, the first building on the townsite of Superior, built in 1853 by William C. Howenstine, John T. Morgan, and August Zachau.

Date: 1850 

Description: Handbill or broadsheet advertising McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper. Features a small illustration of the machine followed by warnings to other manufactu...

Date: 1859 

Description: Handbill for W.K. Miller's Iron Harvester, a combined reaper and mower manufactured by C.M. Russell & Company. Features three line drawings of machines.

Date: 1856 

Description: Democratic Presidential ticket for that party's slate in Dane County, Wisconsin. Although Buchanan was victorious in the national election, in Wisconsin,...

Date: 1857 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Madison, from rooftop across lake with sail boats and steamers. "Taken from the Water Cure, South Side of Lake Monona."

Date: 1850 

Description: An engraving depicting a formally dressed family gathered around a Christmas tree, which is lit with candles.

Date: 1857 

Description: George W. Dawson, an African-American passenger from the steamer Central America swims to a piece of debris to which several men are clinging after...

Date: 1854 

Description: Broadside advertising McCormick's Reaping and Mowing Machine, manufactured by C.H. McCormick & Co. Includes several testimonials from McCormick customers.

Date: 1858 

Description: Poster advertising the Racine & Mississippi Railroad.

Date: 1850 

Description: Travelers in a rowing canoe on Lake Superior.

Date: 1858 

Description: View of the Fourth Street bridge with various buildings in the background.

Date: 1856 before

Description: An etching, labeled Conchology Plate 1 depicts a number of bivalve mollusks collected and drawn by members of the Perry expedition. The specimens we...

Date: 1858 

Description: Directions for putting together and operating McCormick's Reaping and Mowing Machine. Features illustrations of the machine in use in the field and alone....

Date: 1850 

Description: Engraving of a man in a coat and hat feeding stalks into a thresher. The thresher is run by two horses on a treadmill at right. The grain is collected from...

Date: 1859 

Description: Back cover of an 1859 catalog advertising McCormick's Reaping and Mowing Machines. Features a drawing of an original McCormick reaper being used to harves...

Date: 1853 

Description: Handbill or broadsheet advertising McCormick's Patent Reaping and Mowing Machine, manufactured by C.H. McCormick and Co. Includes an illustration of the ma...

Date: 1855-02 

Description: Engraved image from Harper's New Monthly Magazine showing people riding in a stagecoach pulled by two horses.

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