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Description: Official copy of Cyrus McCormick's 1834 reaper patent. This copy was made by the Patent Office at the request of the McCormick family.
Description: Waist-up indoor portrait of Anna McConnell, sitting in three-quarter profile, looking out of a window.
Description: Edgar and Jennie Krueger lying in a chair wearing long gowns. Bottles of milk sit on a side table. Portrait taken by Alexander Krueger.
Date: 1888 ca.
Description: Men who worked for Schuette Brothers Store assembled in front of the store. There are horses on both sides of the photograph, and the one on the right is p...
Description: The front page of the newsletter "Frauen-Zeitung."
Date: 1860 after
Description: The cannon "UNION", supported on the gun carriage with the names of Cameron, Lincoln, Scott and Seward on it, is firing on the house "DISUNION" with a Conf...
Date: 1851 date unknown
Description: A survey map of Wisconsin and eastern Minnesota, with the township surveys for portions of the Saint Croix region in progress. The maps also show the Meno...
Date: 1862 ca.
Description: A head and shoulders studio portrait of Louis Erickson, a private in Company B, 15th Wisconsin Infantry. The following information was obtained from the R...
Description: Printed invitation to the 2nd annual military ball of the Light Horse Squadron of Milwaukee. The invitation is printed in blue and gold and features illust...
Description: A handbill produced by B.F. Cheatham describes the results of a binder trial which took place in Bellemeade, Tennessee.
Description: A decorated album page featuring a full-length studio portrait of Stuart Fargo, wearing a long gown and sitting on a settee with a bolster pillow at the le...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: McCormick Self-Rake reaper in front of a fence or wall in a factory(?) yard.
Date: 1884 ca.
Description: Drawing by architect Stephen Vaughn Shipman of the dome for the third Wisconsin State Capitol. Wisconsin selected Shipman's design for the dome because of...
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Family posed at board fence of brick house.
Description: Document of agreement between Oren Johnson of Dodge County and the La Crosse and Milwaukee Rail Road Company. Johnson agreed to pay $600 plus 8% annual int...
Description: Exterior view of the round, large frame barn of Chas. Tisch. A man in a carriage and a team of horses wearing fly-nets poses in front. On the right a man a...
Description: Engraved view of four women racing on bicycles. Spectators in the background are behind a fence.
Description: Catalog for Champion binders, reapers and mowers. Features a color illustration across front and back covers. In the center are two boys standing and peeri...
Description: The ruins of a railroad depot after General Sherman's men burned the town near the end of the Civil War.
Date: 1879 ca.
Description: A group of interestingly dressed men and women posed before a line of tents. The men are wearing uniforms, possibly those of a band. Fishing poles and cha...
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