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Date: 1869 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Robert von Schlagintweit (1833-1885), German orientalist, geographer and explorer. Along with his oldest brother Hermann, Rober...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Advertising card produced by William Deering and Company, manufacturers of agricultural machinery. Features an illustration of a man in his pajamas carryin...

Date: 1897 

Description: Back cover of catalog with red background, text and decorative frames in gold ink, and an illustration in black ink of a man riding a Janesville Rotary Dis...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Advertising card produced by William Deering and Company, manufacturers of agricultural machinery. Features an illustration of a woman spanking a young boy...

Book or Pamphlet

Mining on Lake Superior

Date: 1855 

Description: "Ancient copper mining on Lake Superior."

Date: 1885 

Description: Partial removal of railroad bridge over Rock River. A train is on a section not being removed in order to transport men and materials.

Date: 1851 

Description: Back side of direction sheet, featuring two illustrations of men using the machine in a field. The top illustration has the title: "This cut represents the...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A farmer stands next to a mower pulled by two oxen in a field next to a lake.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A group of men uses a McCormick wire grain binder led by two horses to harvest a field crop. A horse-drawn carriage is in the background. The original capt...

Date: 1893 

Description: Calendar with the months of February and March, 1893. Features an illustration of a woman sitting on the top of a globe. She holds a wreath, and rests her...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A farmer harvests grain using a McCormick grain binder pulled by two horses in a field. The platform of the binder holds a sheaf of grain along with unboun...

Date: 1889 

Description: Outdoor group portrait of ten men standing behind a team of two horses in the snow. Standing directly behind the horses in front of the sled loaded with lo...

Date: 1886-05-04 ca.

Description: A photograph of a painting depicting the wounded being treated at Desplaines Street police station after the Haymarket Square riot. The riot started as a r...

Date: 1895-12-11 

Description: View of the construction area of the Wisconsin Central Railway, looking southeast at Shipyard Point with workers and a team of horses.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Interior of State Historical Society of Wisconsin during construction. Image shows bricks used in the building and workers.

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of Hans Christian Andersen (1805-1875), Danish poet and author of fairy tales. Inscription at bottom of card reads, "H...

Date: 1864-12 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Dr. Henry Parker Sartwell (1792-1867), American botanist.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Riley, Springdale Township, Dane Co. Four men and four women around a table in yard in front of two-story Greek Revival frame house with a Madison Mutual...

Date: 1895 

Description: Color lithograph cover illustration for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Shows a portrait of Cyrus Hall McCormick over an illustration of...

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: George "Uncle Riley" Thompson and his wife and children pose on their farm. The family are, from left to right: Bessie, mother Julia holding Rosie, Mamie (...

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