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Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Advertisement of the Hurlbut Manufacturing Company of Racine, the home of several wagon manufacturing firms during the 19th Century. Hurlbut began manufac...
Description: M. Keenan & Company, flour and feed mill. Small print of mill on the water front. River is behind the building with a steamboat and a ship. A tall smoke...
Description: Letterhead of J. Knauber & Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a three-quarter view of the company building and traffic in the surrounding streets contai...
Description: Letterhead of the Milwaukee Express Line, transporter of trunks and other "light freight," with a man driving a horse-drawn wagon holding two trunks, and t...
Description: Letterhead of the Wisconsin Music Company of Madison, Wisconsin, with two elevated views of the Cable Company's Chicago and St. Charles piano and organ fac...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Exterior of building, with arched main entrance. The road in front is crowded with pedestrians, trolleys, and horse-drawn vehicles. On the left is a boat...
Description: A print depicts activity around the three-story, wood frame Geneva Flouring Mills. Horse-drawn wagons, pedestrians, and a boy rolling a hoop create a busy...
Date: date unknown
Description: Engraved print of a man riding atop a wagonload of hay pulled by a horse along a road in a hilly rural area. On the left is a barn and silos.
Description: Engraved illustration of an elevated view of the "McCormick Reaper & Mower Works." Ships are in the background, behind the factory.
Description: Letterhead of the Banking House of Pierce Simmons & Company of Red Wing, Minnesota, with a view of the front of the bank building. People are walking or st...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Old Milwaukee County Court House and adjoining buildings as they appeared from 1836 to 1870. Scene also shows pedestrians and horse-drawn vehicles.
Description: Portion of City Hall with a flag flying from the roof. There is another building across the street, and horse-drawn carriages and people on the road.
Description: Letterhead of the William Rahr Sons' Company of Manitowoc, Wisconsin, "Maltsters and Roasters", with an elevated view of the company building on one side o...
Description: Poster announcing "Festival Choir," a concert of music from America, conducted by David Crosby, at several venues in Madison and Monona, Wisconsin. Feature...
Description: Letterhead of the John Pritzlaff Hardware Company, with an elevated three-quarter view of the company building.
Description: Engraving of an aerial view showing the Pabst Brewery plant. The streets around the plant are busy with horse-drawn vehicles and street cars.
Description: View from bridge on river. Storefronts and homes line the road that stretches to the horizon.
Description: Front cover of a catalog for McCormick's Harvester and Self-Binder, featuring a drawing of a binder at work in the field.
Description: Memohead of the Sawyer County Bank, of Hayward, Wisconsin, with the name of the bank in a banner, flanked by two images: a three-quarter view of the Real E...
Description: An engraving based on a drawing by Alexander Simplot of the Platteville Brewery (spelled Plattville). It is an elevated perspective showing the main buildi...
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