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Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Portrait of Andrew Jackson from a daguerreotype.
Date: 1878 ca.
Description: People seated in a small steamboat tied at a pier on a lake. A flag flies from the bow and there is a two-story frame house on the shore. This photograph m...
Description: Poster offering $600 reward for the return of three runaway slaves in Calvert County, Maryland. The three slaves are Henry Morsell, Jim Parker, and Bill Hu...
Date: 1860 after
Description: An aunt, Mary, finds two boys, Johnny and Joe, fighting. One boy is an obvious loser. The text below reads: "Mary. Why, Johnny, what have you been doing?...
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Elevated view over water towards an elderly man using a long pole to fish from a steep rock ledge on the opposite shoreline.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: External view of Benjamin Walker Castle, 1862-1893, 900 block East Gorham Street.
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: A large group of children are seated at a long table loaded with desserts. The boys sit on the left and girls on the right. Many are clutching what appear...
Date: 1855 ca.
Description: Sod-breaking plow with five yoke of oxen.
Description: Illustration from the Freethinkers Pictorial Text Book of a woman climbing a steep, rocky slope to a sign that reads "Come Up Higher / The Free Thou...
Description: Military parade on Main Street honoring President Grover Cleveland's visit to Madison. Soldiers of the University Battalion are marching on West Main Stree...
Description: Nebraska Winnebago John Littlewalker. John is wearing two Ho-Chunk beaded bandolier bags across his chest, indicating his wealth and his status as an eligi...
Description: Photographic reproduction of a lithograph showing carpenters erecting houses.
Description: The Whiting Paper Mills before it was ruined by fire.
Description: Chicago Traveling Club, trip #8, to Twin Lakes, Wisconsin. The campers are seated at a long table preparing to eat an outdoor meal.
Date: 1873 ca.
Description: A wooden fence with widely spaced pickets is in the foreground. Behind it is a family in the yard of a frame house that has vines covering its windows, nic...
Description: Front cover of color catalog for Triumph Reapers, Seymour Mowers and the New Clipper.
Description: Catalog cover featuring illustrations along with the text: "The Foreign Commisioners Visit the Northwest, and Learn Why Bonanza Farming Pays." At the top i...
Date: 1876 before
Description: Stereograph. Building also housed the Custom House. Corner of Milwaukee and Wisconisn Streets.
Description: Engraving depicting the Schoolcraft expedition crossing the Ontonagon River to investigate a copper boulder.
Description: An illustration from the Freethinkers Pictorial Text Book of the evolution of uses of the cross, from a heathen phallic symbol to a Christian symbol...
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