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Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Portrait of young Gordon, Cyrus III, and Elizabeth, the children of Cyrus McCormick Jr. Cyrus III is wearing a sailor suit, while Elizabeth and Gordon wea...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Engraved quarter-length portrait of N.W. Harris.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Group of people posed on a large porch at Snug Harbor, including: Helen Sturges holding a tennis racket, Clara Sturges, unidentified person (possibly a vis...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Soldiers' Orphans Home, formerly Harvey Hospital. The octagon house was originally built for Governor Leonard J. Farwell and designed by Aug...

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: A logging crew of the Upham Lumber Company, together with the company's locomotive, "Old Vanderbilt," formerly the Wisconsin Central Railroad's Engine No #...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: A child's brown leather shoes.

Date: 1877 

Description: The first Farmers Alliance - also known as the Southern Alliance - is shown in front of the cabin in which their first formal meeting was held in 1877 in P...

Photograph

Old Mill Site

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A tall smokestack stands beside the Yahara River where it flows out of Lake Mendota. Remnants of the foundation and supports of Farwell's Madison Mills are...

Date: 1884-07-10 

Description: Three men in matching hats pose with a photograph and a sign in support of Grover Cleveland.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: A large group of men are snagging sturgeon from a bridge over the Wolf River. A sturgeon is hanging from a line. More men are sitting on a bridge support,...

Date: 1885 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for the Minneapolis Harvester Works, manufacturers of twine binders and other agricultural implements, featuring a chromol...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: A family poses in a yard with one elegantly dressed young woman on horseback. The frame house has an unusually shaped attic story fan window. The porch is...

Photograph

Cassius Fairchild

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Three-quarter length carte-de-visite portrait of Colonel Cassius Fairchild, F & S, 16th Wisconsin Infantry, wearing his full uniform.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Nebraska Winnebago John Littlewalker. John wears two Ho-Chunk beaded bandolier bags across his chest, indicating his wealth and his status as an eligible b...

Date: 1888 

Description: The back view of a farmer reaching over a fence. He stands next to wrecked farming machinery, and the words, "Which Side Of The Fence Are You On?" Other te...

Photograph

Ceylon Building

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: The gateway to the Ceylon Building's courtyard, from the Columbian Exposition in Chicago. The building was purchased by J.J. Mitchell, moved to Lake Geneva...

Date: 1886 

Description: Stereograph of a group of men standing and sitting on raft, watching Dick Stevenson in the center dancing. Zack Dugas is at left clapping time and Jack War...

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Log cabin on trailer pulled by two horses used in the presidential campaign in Wisconsin to promote the candidacy of Benjamin Harrison.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A group of men stand with three or four teams of oxen pulling wagons at what appears to be a mill. Several buildings and a chute appear in the background.

Photograph

Aiming a Cannon

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Wisconsin National Gaurdsmen gathered around a cannon, possibly positioning it to aim at a target.

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