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Photograph

Charles G. Rodolph

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Charles G. Rodolph. He was born in Switzerland on November 15, 1818, and came to the Wisconsin Territory in May of 1834. He...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Detail of view of office of the Board of Control of Wisconsin Reformatory, Charitable and Penal Institutions located in the Wisconsin State Capitol additio...

Photograph

Domestic Dispute

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: In a posed scene, the photographer, wearing sleeve protectors, stands on the porch holding a bucket and large measuring cup while his smiling wife Clara th...

Date: 1873 

Description: Front page featuring a color illustration of a man using the reaper and mower in a field with a team of two horses.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railroad engine pulling a pay car. Identified employees include: (left to right) brakeman E.W. Sweet and fireman C...

Date: 1891 ca.

Description: A group of personnel with the Rentz & Co.'s Monster Circus combined with the Great American Racing Association, pose for a photograph by the side of the tr...

Date: 1883 ca.

Description: The right half of an albumen stereograph of the Dahl and Amundsen families in front of the Amundsen home in Lodi, Wisconsin. From left to right seated are...

Date: 1894 

Description: Color lithograph cover illustration for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Shows a courtroom scene framed with a draped American flag and th...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Soldier-farmer, "Jeffy" (Jefferson) Davis, in full uniform with a straw hat is giving feed (bonds) to a sow (the Confederacy). The sow is in turn feeding i...

Date: 1873 

Description: Chromolithograph featuring a view through a stone arch of two men in a field with a Sweepstakes threshing machine.

Manuscript

I.M. Singer's Will

Date: 1870-07-16 

Description: The front page of the last will and testament of Isaac Merritt Singer, founder of the Singer Sewing Machine Company.

Photograph

Log Loading

Date: 1886 

Description: Men loading logs at D.J. Arpin's Crooked Reef camp.

Book or Pamphlet

The 'Champion' Self-Raker

Date: 1873 

Description: Inside spread featuring a color illustration of a man using a self-raker in a field with a team of two horses.

Date: 1885 

Description: Engraved illustration of a man operating a horse-drawn McCormick harvester and twine binder in a field.

Date: 1893 

Description: Front of advertising card featuring a color illustration of two men, each using a team of horses in a field to pull harvesting machines.

Date: 1865 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Dr. John Maynard Woodworth (1837-1879), American physician and naturalist. In 1871, Woodworth became the first Surgeo...

Date: 1834 

Description: Threshing of grain by horse power, US patent.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Right side view of Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway locomotive engine no. 632.

Date: 1865 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Oliver Marcy (1820-1899), American educator and natural scientist. In 1862, he became professor and chair of the natural histor...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Rear view of farmer operating a horse-drawn self-rake reaper harvesting grain in a hilly field.

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