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Description: Directions for putting together and operating McCormick's Reaping and Mowing Machine. Features labeled drawings of the machine set up as a reaper and as a...
Date: 1869 ca.
Description: View of the Berlin high school with children playing and people walking in the foreground.
Description: This map shows a proposed extension and the shore line of Sept. ’65. Lake Michigan is labeled. Depths are shown by soundings.
Description: This map of the state of Wisconsin was created in 1868 and later used by Increase Lapham to trace an outbreak of tornadoes going across the state in May of...
Description: Illustration depicting crowd attending the presentation of a sword to General Burnside.
Description: Camp Randall looking southwest. In April 1861, Governor Alexander Randall asked that the State Agricultural Society fairgrounds be converted into a militar...
Date: 1866 before
Description: Stereograph. This building, which was destroyed by fire in 1866, was located in the commercial district known as Market Square. The Square was actually a t...
Date: 1860 after
Description: The state seal of Wisconsin appears in the upper left corner.
To the right reads:
18th Reg. Wis. Vol,
Date: 1869-10 ca.
Description: Wisconsin State Capitol dome under construction, showing the workmen and the equipment they used to hoist construction materials into place. After the cons...
Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Captain George Henry Preble. Starting in 1861 Preble commanded the gunboat Katahdin, serving with Rear Admiral...
Description: Vicksburg Daily Citizen of July 2, 1864. This copy bears handwritten notes about the surrender of Vicksburg and the acquisition of the paper by Lewi...
Date: 1864 ca.
Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Josiah D. Whitney (1819-1896), professor of Geology at Harvard University (1865-96), and chief of the Californa Geological Surv...
Date: 1868 ca.
Description: Studio portrait of a boy, possibly Cyrus McCormick, Jr., with his arms crossed on a table. He is wearing a decorated jacket and necktie.
Description: Map showing the northern water routes between Mississippi River and Atlantic Ocean Relief shown by hachures. Includes Profile of the Erie Canal, table of...
Date: 1862 ca.
Description: Fort Lincoln, Kansas, when the 12th Wisconsin Volunteers arrived on their march from Fort Scott to Lawrence. A watercolor by John Gaddis of Company E.
Description: The third Wisconsin State Capitol (the second in Madison), from Governor Farwell's Octagon House, probably early in 1862. Also visible in the downtown are...
Description: Illustration depicting a battle. In the foreground injured soldiers are gathered on and around the porch and yard of a house. In the background are columns...
Description: Uncle Sam has a Confederate man by the neck and is about to kick him in the behind. Caption below reads, "UNCLE SAM'S INFALLIBLE REMEDY FOR ALL Rebel-ious...
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: Elevated wintertime view of the intersection of South Carroll and West Main Streets, showing the First Baptist Church constructed in 1854, the wooden fence...
Description: Advertising brochure for Russell & Company's Ohio Reaper and Mower, distributed by Chas. A. Taylor, agent for Peoria, Illinois. Features an illustration of...
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