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Locomotive No. 539

Date: 1882 

Description: View across railroad tracks of two men posing near the right side of locomotive no. 539 on another set of railroad tracks. The locomotive was built by the...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Farmer with horse-drawn McCormick Advance reaper built 1870-1871.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Cyrus Hall McCormick wearing a stand up collared shirt, bow tie, and double-breasted coat.

Date: 1895-08-01 

Description: A group of farm workers, four men and four children, pose on the farm of H.D. Dutcher. The men are stacking a large pile of timothy hay, using a ladder to...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Half of a double portrait of Ever or Iver B. Lund and wife, of Blue Mounds, Blue Valley. He was a tailor by trade. Note his withered left leg.


Samuel Barber Home

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Samuel Barber's frame house with porch along front with carpenter's lace and trim at roof line. There are farm buildings in the background. Samuel Barber...

Date: 1862 

Description: Full-length carte-de-visite of Robert Kennicott (1835-1866), American Naturalist. After 1853 he worked for Spencer Fullerton Baird at the Smithsonian Insti...

Date: 1881 ca.

Description: Cabinet card portrait of Edward Holden seated with his legs crossed.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Death Notice of Arthur McArthur, Sr.

Date: 1898-03-06 

Description: Death notice and image of Arthur McArthur, Sr. (the last name was sometimes spelled MacArthur). The death notice was printed in the Milwaukee Sunday Sen...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: A view of the office of the Wisconsin State Resister.

Date: 1882-09-05 

Description: The procession passing the reviewing stand at Union Square.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Advertising poster featuring color illustation of three men and a dog watching a farmer harvest grain with a horse-drawn Deering Ideal grain binder. The me...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: The front (top) and back (bottom) of a promotional card created to attract farmers to the agricultural land in northern Wisconsin. The card features an ima...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A group of loggers at work in the woods with horses and a team of oxen. The men are cutting down fir trees to eventually be sold at market.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: John Fawcett Tyrrell, handwriting expert and documents examiner of Milwaukee, standing at left of an illuminated poster, ten feet high, entitled "The Histo...

Date: 1890 

Description: Sigvart Solbrg, (left) and Anton Follstad, (right) sawing a tree down during winter.

Date: 1895 

Description: Front cover featuring a color illustration of two boys with fishing poles, one is wearing a hat and the other is holding a hat. In the background men are u...

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: View of the S.L Sheldon Company Warehouse and Office. Outside of the building, there is a bustling street filled with pedestrians and horse-drawn vehicles....


Doty Office

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: View of the J.D. Doty office. Doty served as agent for John Jacob Astor in promoting the village of Astor, later renamed Green Bay.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Office of the State Board of Control of Wisconsin Reformatory, Charitable and Penal Institutions in the third Wisconsin State Capitol.

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