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Date: 1884-06-05 before

Description: Die-cut elongated octagonal menu for the 7th annual banquet of the Merchants Association at The Plankinton. On the cover is an oval portrait of a deer with...

Photograph

Water Street

Date: 1875 before

Description: Stereoview of East Water Street and Michigan.

Date: 1891 

Description: Photograph of a painting by May Conniff Frost showing the tugboat Record of the Inman Line pulling a lake schooner through rough waters into Superio...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Horse-drawn carriage stuck in a rut on a muddy road near the Ohio River in Floyd County, Indiana. One man is holding the horse while another attempts to di...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Wisconsin State Fish Hatchery (aka Nevin Fish Hatchery, 3911 Fish Hatchery Rd). A salt-box house with an additional wing stands next t...

Date: 1887 

Description: Color illustration of the horse-drawn "New McCormick Steel Mower No. 4" from an advertising folder. Printed by Gies and Company, Buffalo.

Photograph

Landing Supplies

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Supplies being landed from ships at City Point.

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Hunting of the grizzly bear.

Date: 1849-05 ca.

Description: The bottom lands and a farm in Missouri; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Or...

Photograph

Iron Mine

Date: 1880-08 

Description: Men working in an iron mine.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Men in wagons posed in front of a rural post office. They brandish guns, whiskey bottles and possibly a harmonica with humorous intent.

Date: 1895 

Description: Catalog featuring calendar pages. February features Lewis Miller, the father of the mowing machine, with text and a portrait. March has an illustration of...

Book or Pamphlet

R. Hornsby & Sons Catalog

Date: 1884-12 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for R. Hornsby & Sons, Ltd., manufacturers of agricultural implements. The cover features a color chromolithograph illustr...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Seifert's watercolor is fairly large, measuring 27" wide by 21" high, and provides a detailed depiction of a nineteenth century Wisconsin farm. The small s...

Date: 1862-06 ca.

Description: The island is situated on the English Channel, not far from Hampshire. Its shape resembles that of a pear and it has an area of 75 English miles. The royal...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A farmer operates a McCormick grain binder pulled by two horses in a field. A young child wearing a wide-brimmed hat is watching, and a horse-drawn buggy c...

Date: 1892 

Description: Second page of calendar for March and April, 1892. Features two illustrations: the top one is of a man using a team of horses to pull a Buckeye harvesting...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Large group portrait of men and young boys operating a steam tractor that is being used for belt-driven threshing machinery in a field. In the foreground a...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A card depicting two men posed near a stringer holding the many fish they caught. The caption reads, "Result of a day's fishing on Elk River, Price Co."

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Everetta Bass as a child standing in a yard with her mother, Ada, standing with hand on hip, and unidentified family members. The Burlingame family home is...

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