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Date: 1874 ca.

Description: A family poses in front of the picket fence before their frame house. Two little girls hold dolls in their laps. A dog sits on the grass nearby. Behind the...

Magazine or Periodical

Jefferson Liberal Institute

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Cover of Billed-Magazin. featuring an engraved view of The Jefferson Liberal Institute.

Photograph

Cass Street

Date: 1888 

Description: View of Biddle Street. The 'x' marks the home of Mr. Brigham. The road is tree-lined, with homes behind the trees. "With cross on it, just under the sou...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: View of the Spring Prairie Lutheran Church, built in 1853 and replaced in 1886.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A card depicting two men posed near a stringer holding the many fish they caught. The caption reads, "Result of a day's fishing on Elk River, Price Co."

Date: 1885 

Description: Chromolithograph advertising poster produced for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company showing a McCormick binder stored in a shed in the middle of the...

Date: 1895 

Description: Sanborn-Perris fire insurance maps for city of Menasha.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view looking south over Fountain City and river.

Date: 1849-06-30 

Description: The Red Hills sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail).

Date: 1849-04-19 

Description: Poster offering $600 reward for the return of three runaway slaves in Calvert County, Maryland. The three slaves are Henry Morsell, Jim Parker, and Bill Hu...

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Waist-up portrait of Franz Holzlhuber.

Photograph

Millet Field

Date: 1895-07-30 

Description: Two men stand in a field of millet owned by Henry Higgins.

Painting

Pocahontas

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Portrait of Pocahontas.

Photograph

Milwaukee City Hall

Date: 1895 before

Description: Elevated view from the top of a building of Milwaukee City Hall under construction.

Date: 1892 

Description: Third page of calendar for May and June, 1892. Features two illustrations: the top one of a man using a team of horses to pull a Buckeye harvesting machine...

Date: 1849-07-10 

Description: Independence Rock (the perceived midway point on the Oregon Trail),Wyoming, with two wagons unhitched at the base of the rock; sketched by Wilkins on his 1...

Photograph

Shooting at Pennies

Date: 1898 

Description: Children shoot at pennies with arrows at the Trans-Mississippi Exposition and Indian Congress.

Date: 1860 after

Description: A cartoon of General Scott helping Jefferson Davis try on a shoe. Scott says, "Well, does that Union Shoe fit you?" And Davis replies, "Mr. Scott, this Uni...

Painting

Fort Lincoln

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Fort Lincoln, Kansas, when the 12th Wisconsin Volunteers arrived on their march from Fort Scott to Lawrence. A watercolor by John Gaddis of Company E.

Book or Pamphlet

Deering Catalog Illustration

Date: 1890 

Description: Back cover illustration for a William Deering and Company catalog. Deering was a manufacturer of agricultural machinery. The illustration includes an engra...

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