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Date: 1884 after

Description: Subheading states the center building to be the oldest house in Milwaukee, and built by Matthias Stein in January 1838. The home is only two stories tall,...

Date: 1889 

Description: Stereograph from the Chicago Panorama of the Battle of Gettysburg Representing Pickett's Charge at 4 P.M., July 3rd, 1863: Woodruff's Battery, Culps Hill i...

Date: 1889 

Description: Stereograph from the Chicago Panorama of the Battle of Gettysburg Representing Pickett's Charge at 4 P.M., July 3rd, 1863: Field Hospital on the Right of C...

Date: 1895-09-05 

Description: View across road of the log buildings and farm home of August Krueger. Two women and three men stand near the fence along the road. One of the men holds a...

Photograph

Union Depot

Date: 1885 

Description: Elevated view of Reed Street from the corner of South Water Street. This depot served the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul, the Wisconsin Central, and the...

Photograph

Lumber Camp Group

Date: 1881 ca.

Description: Archie Young and crew at Yellow River camp.

Date: 1887 

Description: Cover of advertising catalog for the Excelsior line of harvesting machines manufactured by Hoover and Gamble. Features an illustration title: "Napoleon cro...

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...

Date: 1850 

Description: Broadside advertising McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper, manufactured by what was then known as C.H. McCormick & Co. Features an illustration of the reape...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A man operates a McCormick grain binder pulled by two horses. The original caption reads, "This machine represents the modern harvester by which grain is a...

Date: 1865-04-29 

Description: Illustrations on the "National Police Gazette" front page depicting various events regarding the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.

Photograph

Raft of Lumber

Date: 1887 

Description: A raft of lumber which has been floated down the Wisconsin River to be broken up and sold. Two men stand on the raft, each near lumber stacked on a cart, o...

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...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Engraving of Indians on horseback along river with Indian grave on hill in background.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A woman drives a horse-drawn carriage over a rustic, wooden bridge.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A farmer operates a horse-drawn McCormick grain binder in a field. Many of the gear mechanisms in the rear of the binder are clearly visible in the image.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A farmer operates a horse-drawn McCormick grain binder in a field. Several bundles of grain can be seen in the distance.

Book or Pamphlet

McCormick Catalog Cover

Date: 1884 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company showing a "reaper used by ancient Gauls, First Century." The "reaper" is frame...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Slightly elevated view of farmyard with carriages, buggies and people. There is a wedding party in the front left corner.

Date: 1864-10-13 ca.

Description: Colorfully decorated letter received in the office of Wisconsin Governor James Lewis from Isaac Joiner of the Veterans Reserve Corps stationed in Alexandri...

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