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Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Winter scene with men standing on snow banks near a Madison-Portage Railroad locomotive. "The Grand and Majestic Snowbanks on the Madison and Portage Railr...
Description: Indians on snowshoes hunting buffaloes trapped in snow (Plate 17). "In this view the reader is introduced to the optimum of dreariness and severity which t...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Advertising greeting card which reads "Handsome Christmas Card in Every package of Lion Coffee, November 5 to Christmas Day." The card depicts Santa Claus...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Elevated view of Polish immigrants in Market Square with horse-drawn lumber sledges and hay wagons. Commercial buildings are in the background. A sign on o...
Description: Front and back of advertising card for the New Gale Chilled Plow. On the front is a color illustration of a man sitting at the base of a tree pulling the t...
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: Elevated winter view of the Leinenkugel Brewery seen "from top of Mill." Originally called "Spring Brewery", Jacob Leinenkugel opened his brewery in 1867 i...
Description: The Nekoosa-Edwards Paper company. Established about 1896 by John Edwards.
Date: 1892 ca.
Description: Opera house with a man high up on a telephone pole in front of the building.
Date: 1877 ca.
Description: Letterpress print of McCormick's Harvester and Self Binder (wire binder). The grain binder is operated by a man seated on the machine and pulled by two hor...
Date: 1891 ca.
Description: Lumber company workers pose in front of buildings at the Moore & Galloway Lumber Company camp, about a quarter of a mile east of Pike Lake. The man in a wh...
Date: 1881 ca.
Description: Archie Young and crew at Yellow River camp.
Description: View from Chi Psi porch on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Picnic Point is stretching towards the right in the far background. There appears to...
Date: 1889 ca.
Description: Winter scene of North Broadway at Cass Street, De Pere, Wisconsin. Streets are snow covered.
Description: Elevated view over the State Historical Society of Wisconsin building (Wisconsin Historical Society) which is under construction. The Wisconsin State Capit...
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: 1875-03-24 ca.
Description: Winter scene of the Grand and Majestic Snowbanks on the Madison and Portage Railroad, listed as one of four views of "15 to 30 ft. high snow-banks" in Dahl...
Description: A team of four horses are pulling a sled loaded with a tall pile of logs in the snow. A group of four men stand near the sled. The ends of some of the logs...
Description: Engraved image of a man riding an ice velocipede, a bicycle-like vehicle with a studded front wheel and back blades. In the background is an iceboat.
Date: 1868 ca.
Description: This map is one of the earliest weather maps of the United States, which traced an 1859 storm across the continent. Manuscript annotations in red ink show...
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: Winter scene with four students from the Wisconsin Industrial School for Boys standing outside on the snow-covered school grounds.
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