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Photograph

Carpenters at Work

Date: 1874 

Description: Photographic reproduction of a lithograph showing carpenters erecting houses.

Date: 1894 

Description: Catalog cover featuring illustrations along with the text: "The Foreign Commisioners Visit the Northwest, and Learn Why Bonanza Farming Pays." At the top i...

Date: 1866 

Description: Elevated view of the ruins of the railroad roundhouse, with the city in the background. Men are posing on the train cars and engines. Plate 45

Date: 1869 

Description: Increase A. Lapham in the foreground of a rock formation in Taylor's Glen with A. Holly seated on a rock in the background.

Date: 1899-02-22 before

Description: Front cover and menu page of the Old Settlers' Club annual banquet, with a man wielding an axe and chopping down a tree. A log cabin stands in the woods be...

Date: 1886-05-04 

Description: Photograph of an artistic rendering of a rally held at Haymarket Square on May 4, 1886, before the explosion of the bomb. Haymarket Square is at the Inters...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Construction of a railroad bridge on the Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railroad line. A set of railroad tracks is in the foreground, running along the s...

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.

Photograph

Ferdinand Hotz

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Quarter-length portrait of the photographer Ferdinand Hotz (March 14, 1868 - December 28, 1946) as a young man. He wears a fine suit and a single pearl stu...

Date: 1891 

Description: Back cover of catalog featuring a color illustration of children riding on a harvesting machine pulled by three boys. The caption reads: "It is as simple a...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Prairie du Chien (vicinity) about 1895-1900. Shell buyers with their launches and barges docked at shoreline. Freshwater clam shells were used in the pearl...

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...

Book or Pamphlet

Walter A. Wood Catalog Cover

Date: 1884 

Description: Catalog cover for harvesting machines featuring an inset illustration of a bridge and waterfall, with a foreground illustration of a fence, and a man worki...

Date: 1885 

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

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A young boy operating a corn binder pulled by two horses. The binder is moving along a row of corn. An empty carriage or buggy is sitting in a field in the...

Book or Pamphlet

Buckeye Catalog Back Cover

Date: 1898 

Description: Back cover with a color illustration of a man using a Buckeye binder in a field drawn by a team of two horses. On the left a woman wearing a dress and apro...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Drawing of Thomas I. Kidd

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Three-quarter-length drawing of Thomas Kidd speaking and gesturing.

Date: 1839 

Description: This map, one of a series made by Thomas Jefferson Cram of the U.S. Topographical Engineers from personal surveys, covers the area from Green Bay to the ju...

Photograph

Logging Scene

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Elevated group portrait of loggers at a logging camp posing in the snow. Some of the men are posed on the roof of the log building in the center. Men are s...

Date: 1893 

Description: Front cover of an advertising catalog for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company. At the center is a portrait of Cyrus McCormick inside an egg shape with...

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