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Description: Portrait of Mary Ann Dudley, as an old lady, seated in a garden, Sullivan.
Description: Chimney Rock in Nebraska; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail). Wi...
Description: Illustration of the Wisconsin State Capitol with an American flag displayed on the dome.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Informal group portrait outdoors of elderly woman with two young children. “Laura, Elizabeth, and Aunt Ellen Richardson.”
Date: 1860 after
Description: Confederate soldier wearing a whiskey barrel with a cork helmet. On the barrel appears the text, "RGG", "C.S.A. WHISKEY", "J.X.D." Caption below reads, "A...
Description: A buggy is mired up to the axles in mud. The horses have been unharnessed and led away. Hand painted signs appear on the fence in the background. This imag...
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Front page of booklet with an engraving of a man with a team of two horses in a field with the "Celebrated Gorham Sulky Cultivator."
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: View from across street of the exterior of a large hall with plate glass windows welcoming returning troops from the Spanish-American War. Soldiers and oth...
Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, some property ownership, wards, roads, and railroads. An inset map shows the Glidden & Lockwood’s addition. There are...
Description: Chromolithograph card of a woman and two children in "native" Servian [Serbian] costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All...
Description: Pastoral scene depicting a small bay on the Island of St. Ignace in Lake Superior with canoes on the rocky beach, two men conversing on a blanket in the fo...
Description: An elephant carries the Union flag with the words "THE CONSTITUTION LIBERTY AND LAWS!!" on it and wears another Union flag on its back. The elephant's fron...
Description: View of the Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy railroad drawbridge and trestle.
Description: Newsprint extra about the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. It appeared on the back page of publication with a time line of events as they occurred.
Description: Virginia State Lottery ticket for the benefit of the Dismal Swamp Canal Company.
Description: Exterior view of a farmhouse with a picket fence. In front of the house are two men and a horse-drawn carriage.
Description: Color lithograph of International Exhibition building, originated by the Society of Arts, at the suggestion of Henry Cole. View of the North side of the bu...
Description: Frederick Layton standing on deck smoking a cigar while at sea in a Kodak #2 camera portrait by T.W. Ingersoll from St. Paul, Minnesota. The photographer's...
Description: Shooting of Charles C.P. Arndt by James Vineyard in the territorial council chamber of the legislature. This depiction of the event was created by the staf...
Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for Dennett twine binding harvesters, light mowers, and reapers manufactured by the Dennett Harvesting Machine Company. Fea...
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