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Date: 1899-11-14 before

Description: Interior of the menu for the first dinner of the Six O'Clock Club, with the menu ("The Material Spread") and the program ("The Feast of Reason") in teal bo...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: John Parman's “Blacksmith, Wagon & Carriage” shop, with workmen and others posed with vehicles in front.

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, as well as the location of a shot tower, houses, stores, and barns. The map is oriented with the north to the left. T...

Book or Pamphlet

McCormick Advertising Folder

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Cover of a foldout advertising card produced by the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company, manufacturers of agricultural machinery. Features an illustration...

Date: 1898-08 

Description: The stables at the Milton House. The Milton House was supposedly a part of the Underground Railroad during the Civil War. The house was built in 1845 by Jo...

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: In September 1859, by which time he was a regular contributor to Frank Leslie's Illustrated Paper, Hölzlhuber took his first extensive trip to lower...

Map or Atlas

Wisconsin

Date: 1888 

Description: A cloth mounted, hand-colored map of Wisconsin depicting the rail routes, counties, towns, rivers, and lakes throughout the state. Also included in the ma...

Date: 1850 

Description: Illustration of the second Wisconsin State Capitol, which was the first one in Madison.

Photograph

Gettysburg Cemetery

Date: 1863-07 

Description: Stereograph of the Evergreen Cemetery, a private cemetery in Gettysburg opened in 1855. Because of its location on Cemetery Hill, the highest point in the...

Date: 1898-02-22 before

Description: Front and back covers and menu page for the 29th annual banquet of the Old Settlers Club of Milwaukee County. Front cover includes a circular portrait of c...

Photograph

Van S. Brady

Date: 1848 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype waist-up portrait of Van Swearingen Brady of Ohio, son of Captain Samuel Brady.

Date: 1874 

Description: Birds-eye view of Appleton Wisconsin. In the foreground are people fishing, strolling, and looking over the canal towards the Fox River. Streets and buildi...

Date: 1890 

Description: Color lithograph poster. At top, the main banner reads "Blue Jeans" with insert at left "Will Never Wear Out" and another at right "By Joseph Arthur/The Au...

Photograph

Vegetable Farmer

Date: 1895 

Description: A farmer stands in his vegetable field.

Date: 1899 

Description: View of August, Alex, and Mrs. Alex (Florentina) Krueger working with the binder in a field.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Five women pose in the yard, as does a man on the left with a shovel. Two children stand on the porch roof of a frame house with several additions. The por...

Date: 1898 before

Description: Elevated view of a man leading a circus elephant on Main Street. On the opposite side of the street is a crowd watching from behind the iron fence on the C...

Date: 1863 after

Description: A view of the gymnasium at Northwestern College. A staircase leads up the terraced hill to the brick building.

Print

Bay View

Date: 1886 

Description: Elevated view of Milwaukee looking north from Bay View.

Photograph

Cedar Street Bridge

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of Cedar Street Bridge(?). The construction of this bridge is the same as the Cedar Street bridge, but as other landmarks are not visible,...

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