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Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Farm scene of foreman watching five farm hands reaping grain with cradles as children, women and field hands help gather it into bundles.

Date: 1849 ca.

Description: A portrait of Zachary Taylor, 12th President of the United States, 1849-1850. Born in Virginia on November 24, 1784, Taylor died in office on July 9, 185...

Date: 1873 

Description: This hand-colored map of Wisconsin shows the township grid, railroads and proposed railroads, counties, cities, villages, and post offices. Population tabl...

Photograph

Jacob Gasser Family

Date: 1898 

Description: Jacob Gasser family standing in front of farmhouse at Tower Rock Farm.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Slightly elevated view at an angle towards the left of the courthouse. A large statue is on top of the main dome. The area around the courthouse is filled...

Photograph

Albert H. Hoy, M.D.

Date: 1868 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite of Dr. Albert H. Hoy, Racine physician.

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: Everetta Bass (dressed in plaid), standing with two girls wearing capes and bonnets. The smallest of the girls is identified as Verta. There is a baby carr...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Color lithograph on paper. The top caption reads in caps: "Klaw and Erlanger's stupendous production." Beneath this is the title against a red filed, and o...

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1872 

Description: Looking down Main Street.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: August Streb leans against a chair as he poses next to his wife, Margarthe Orb Streb, who is seated. He is wearing a suit and a watch chain. Margarethe is...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Promotional card advertising the hemlock barn industry in northern Wisconsin. The card features an elevated view of a tannery. Caption: THE HEMLOCK BARK...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: A view of Lake Monona from the Capitol building, looking down King Street.

Date: 1810 ca.

Description: View of the city of Lincoln, England. Photocopy after an engraving by B.G. Topham.

Print

"Salve" Menu

Date: 1895-06-08 before

Description: One-page card menu, possibly from the restaurant in the Hotel Pfister. At the top left is an embossed crest with the Latin greeting "Salve" ("Welcome") sur...

Date: 1889 

Description: Stereograph from the Chicago Panorama of the Battle of Gettysburg Representing Pickett's Charge at 4 P.M., July 3rd, 1863: 1st Headquarters of General Geor...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Seifert's watercolor is fairly large, measuring 27" wide by 21" high, and provides a detailed depiction of a nineteenth century Wisconsin farm. The small s...

Map or Atlas

United States Map

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Map reads, "Map of the United States of America with its Territories and Districts - Including also a part of Upper and Lower Canada and Mexico". The map i...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a man in "native" Hungarian costume, posing with a Singer sewing machine and a large, decorative costume. Part of a "Costumes of A...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Pehriska-Ruhpa, a Minatarre, or Big-bellied Indian. He holds a large pipe.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: James Gates Percival's old armchair, upholstered with carpeting. The chair is displayed outdoors, sitting on a crocheted throw in the grass with trees in t...

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