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Description: Back cover of an 1859 catalog advertising McCormick's Reaping and Mowing Machines. Features a drawing of an original McCormick reaper being used to harves...
Date: 1832 ca.
Description: Steamboat navigating through sunken trees on the Missouri River.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: A man stands in the open doorway of a Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis, & Omaha railway boxcar.
Description: Ada Bass and her daughter Everetta near a tree on Court House Hill. The handle of a toy baby buggy is on the left.
Description: Plat map of the Town of Madison (Township 7N, Range 9E), from Volume 4, Federal Survey Plat Books.
Date: 1899 ca.
Description: Rear view of a farmer operating a McCormick grain binder pulled by two horses on a hillside. In the background are hills and trees.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Elevated view of people, horses, and wagons gathered in the center of Fountain City to celebrate McCormick Day. Scherer's Hotel is at left. The event was o...
Description: Document certifying that Governor James T. Lewis appointed Dr. Solomon Blood as Surgeon of the 39th Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. The document be...
Description: Elevated view down Main Street, which crosses railroad tracks in the foreground. There are two signs in the foreground which say: "Look Out for the Cars" a...
Description: A group of Civil War veterans and their families pose in front of the Milwaukee armory building at the reunion of The Iron Brigade.
Description: View of the third Wisconsin State Capitol from the pages of the Wisconsin Blue Book.
Description: Two men demonstrating the height of oat plants grown in northern Wisconsin, near Antigo. The man on the right may be W.A. Henry.
Date: 1865 before
Description: Ferrotype/tintype of Franklin B. Howard. Waist-up portrait, facing forward, with hands folded in his lap, and wearing a uniform coat. Hand-coloring on chee...
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: A couple sits in a carriage on a road adjacent to fenced-in farm buildings and an upright and wing frame house.
Description: D.L. Fairchild residence from the street, with a stagecoach and pedestrian in the foreground.
Description: This detailed plan of Fort Jackson, in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, indicates the damage inflicted by the April, 1862, bombardment of the fort by Union f...
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Winter scene with Andrew Dahl on a horse-drawn sleigh.
Description: Ore dock of the Milwaukee, Lake Shore, and Western Railroad, with a pile of logs in the foreground and docked ships in the background.
Description: First newspaper printing of "The Star Spangled Banner". Printed six days after the Battle of Fort McHenry, where Frances Scott Key wrote the poem that woul...
Description: Map of Milwaukee "Compiled under the direction of the J.V. DUPRE ABSTRACT CO., from Dupres 1/4-Sectnl Atlas of Milwaukee, by G. Steinhagen, C.E." Contain...
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