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Poster

Fire Company

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: A lithographic portrait by Louis Kurz (1833-1921) of Madison Fire Engine Company #2 posed with a hand pumper and hose cart in front of the design of the ne...

Photograph

Reaping Scene

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: Three men take a break during harvesting. Their horse-drawn reaper raked the grain into rows as it cut. In the background are various farmstead buildings,...

Date: 1844 

Description: Part of a series of local maps, showing a number of burial mounds in the shape of animals near Madison, Wisconsin along military road. The maps also show d...

Date: 1899 

Description: Cover of advertising brochure for the Stoddard Manufacturing Co. featuring a chromolithograph illustration of a tiger. Stoddard manufactured agricultural i...

Date: 1875 

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...

Date: 1880-11-20 

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...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph of elevated view of Newhall House which was destroyed by fire in 1883.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Front page of booklet with an engraving of a man with a team of two horses in a field with the "Celebrated Gorham Sulky Cultivator."

Date: 1860 after

Description: An elephant carries the Union flag with the words "THE CONSTITUTION LIBERTY AND LAWS!!" on it and wears another Union flag on its back. The elephant's fron...

Date: 1881 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for Dennett twine binding harvesters, light mowers, and reapers manufactured by the Dennett Harvesting Machine Company. Fea...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A cavalry soldier on a horse appears on left, a military camp is seen in the background. To the right in fancy type: "Head Quarters, 2D REGT. WIS. CAVAL...

Book or Pamphlet

Hamburg Landing

Date: 1862-05-31 ca.

Description: Engraved view of the Commisary [sic] depot of Major-General Halleck's army at Hamburg Landing.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Horse-drawn carriage stuck in a rut on a muddy road near the Ohio River in Floyd County, Indiana. One man is holding the horse while another attempts to di...

Date: 1898 

Description: Two men attempt to move a buggy that has tipped over in the mud on a rutted, dirt road with steep embankments on both sides. One man is steadying the horse...

Magazine or Periodical

Escort Into Minneapolis

Date: 1892-07-23 

Description: Frank Lenz entering Minneapolis escorted by members of the St. Paul Cycle Club, the Minneapolis Business Men's Bicycle Association, and the Minnesota Divis...

Photograph

"Sunnybank"

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: A large, white brick building is in the middle center, surrounded by trees. A smaller white building is in the right background. In front of the building...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A group of men stand with three or four teams of oxen pulling wagons at what appears to be a mill. Several buildings and a chute appear in the background.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Group posed standing and sitting in the grass in front of a board house, possibly the Bill Jay family. The two seated children are probably Edward and Sadi...

Date: 1854 

Description: A horse-drawn carriage is crossing the bridge. Right of center is the S. Ball's Candy Store.

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Forest Middleton, dressed in a fur coat and a bonnet, holds the handle of a doll buggy. The buggy carries a dog dressed in a stocking cap and sweater, as w...

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