1 2 3
.

Date: 1857 

Description: George W. Dawson, an African-American passenger from the steamer Central America swims to a piece of debris to which several men are clinging after...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Lithograph of Riverside Park depicting people, boats, horses and buggies, steam boats in and around body of water.

Date: 1879-08-09 before

Description: Dinner menu from the Steamer Japan of the Lake Superior Transit Company, with a panel including a stalk of bamboo, a dragonfly, and a butterfly, and...

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of John J. Sherman, a real estate broker and tax, title, collection, and passenger agent in Wausau, Wisconsin, with images of men felling trees...

Date: 1951-07-21 before

Description: Luncheon menu for the S.S. Argentina, with a map of Argentina with spot illustrations for the provinces and featured products or symbols, the coat o...

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: The sternwheel excursion, "J.S." in the moonlight on the Mississippi River taken in 1906.

Date:  

Description: Memohead of the Buckstaff-Edwards Company of Oshkosh, Wisconsin, manufacturers of coffins and caskets and wholesale dealers in caskets and undertaking supp...

Date: 1887 

Description: Engraving of Pittsburg Landing taken from a photograph a few days after the Battle of Shiloh (Tennessee), which occurred on April 6-7, 1862. The image sho...

Date: 1962 

Description: Label for Chief Oshkosh Beer with an arrowhead-shaped shield in the center bearing the name of the brew. There is also a depiction of the brewery with Lake...

Date: 1903-10-30 before

Description: One-page menu with a detachable postcard at the top, with a profile image of the steamer Washington of the Norfolk & Washington Steamboat Company, a...

Date: 1860-09-22 

Description: Sketch from the "New York Illustrated News" of the sinking of the sidewheel passenger, "Lady Elgin". She was struck and sunk by the "Augusta" on Lake Michi...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The sidewheel excursion, Saint Paul, underway. In the background is the Alton Bridge. Later named Senator.

Date:  

Description: Memohead of the Green Bay Transportation Company, with a center image of a steamer traveling on the water and a life preserver on one side printed with the...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Advertisement for the sternwheel excursion, G.W. Hill, with an engraving of the sternwheel docked at the riverside, and a description of its feature...

Date: 1863-02-28 

Description: The First Regiment of the Louisiana Native Guards disembarking at Fort Macomb, Louisiana. The fort is adjacent to the Venetian Isles community, now legally...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Letterpress print of McCormick's Harvester and Self Binder (wire binder). The grain binder is operated by a man seated on the machine and pulled by two hor...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The sternwheel excursion, "Sidney", loading passengers at Red Wing. The gangplank is lowered and passengers can be seen on deck and on the landing. Later n...

Date: 1861 

Description: Lithograph illustration of downtown Chicago near the Rush Street bridge (a "swing bridge"). The McCormick Reaper Works and other factory buildings are on t...

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of Hart's Steam Boat Line of Green Bay, Wisconsin, with a steam boat named after the proprietor, C.W. Moore, with a flag bearing the same name....

Date: 1895 

Description: Drawing of the lake steamer, Michigan with another vessel in the background.

1 2 3

Have Questions?

If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.

Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:

.
.