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Date: 1866 ca.
Description: Portrait of Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884). This portrait was reportedly a favorite of his wife Nettie Fowler McCormick (1835-1923). McCormick was a Chic...
Description: A view of a wagon train passing through the town which includes numerous covered wagons and horses, and storefronts.
Description: Group portrait of men and women at a gathering at Jolly Lodge. The men are wearing knickerbockers, and the women are wearing long skirts with puffy sleeved...
Date: 1898-10-10 after
Description: W.A. Jones and an unidentified group, probably on Bear Island, the location of the Ojibwa-Pillager Battle.
Description: View across pond of Syl at Soldiers Home with aunt Helen standing on a landing near a boat and a flagpole. There is a large group of people gathered around...
Description: Military honor guard standing outdoors at the funeral of former Governor and Civil War hero Lucius Fairchild, which was held at the Wisconsin State Capitol...
Date: 1840 ca.
Description: The Cornelia Vedder house. Described as the house "where George Winnie, a conductor on the Milwaukee and Prairie du Chien Railroad, stayed at the end of hi...
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Stereographic exterior view of the Murray-Kearney house.
Date: 1884 ca.
Description: Studio portrait of a young boy, possibly Stanley McCormick. He is wearing a suit jacket, necktie, and short pants.
Date: 1832 ca.
Description: Steamboat navigating through sunken trees on the Missouri River.
Description: Bird's-eye panorama of Alma, from "An Illustrated Historical Atlas of Buffalo and Pepin Counties."
Description: View down railroad tracks of the gunboat "Cinncinati" guarding Union approaches to Cairo on the Ohio River.
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: View from Main Hall (later Bascom Hall) on the University of Wisconsin campus. North Hall is in the foreground. Behind it is Langdon Street and, in the d...
Description: The capitol building is on a hill overlooking the city. Union soldiers have pitched tents on the grounds.
Description: Exterior of a cobblestone house with women and children in the yard.
Description: A hand-drawn map showing the survey of Township number 4, Range number 5, West Fourth Principal Meridian, which is parts of the present day towns of Glen H...
Description: Calendar back, with the month of December. Features an illustration of the Buckeye Binders and Mowers Factory buildings. In the foreground on the right a y...
Date: 1891 ca.
Description: Portrait of Anita McCormick Blaine (1866-1954), her husband Emmons Blaine (1857-1892), and their young son Emmons, Jr. (1890-1918).
Description: Cours du Mississippi : comprenant la Louisiane, les 2 Florides, une partie des Etats-Unis, et pays adjacents.
Description: A hand-colored map of Wisconsin showing distribution ethnic groups based on the 1885 state census. The various nationalities are color-coded and include:...
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