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Date: 1860 ca.

Description: View from the cupola of the old Jefferson School. The large building in the upper left is the Hyatt House, which burned in 1867.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Jefferson Davis and six sailors sail in a tea cup. A pirate flag flies overhead. One sailor is in the "crow's nest", another is using a paddle. Three sailo...

Date: 1855 before

Description: Portrait of Madame Thérèse Schindler (1774-1855), an early resident of Mackinac Island.

Date: 1895-08-01 

Description: Exterior view of the district school house property, with a young boy standing on the front steps. There is a hand-pump on a wood platform in front of the...

Date: 1886 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Ashland, on the shores of Lake Superior, with insets of The Apostle Islands Chequamagon Bay & Ashland, and Distances from Ashland.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Ferrotype of a studio portrait of Blacksmith Wanamaker and an unidentified man standing on either side of an anvil. The man on the left is holding a horses...

Date: 1898 

Description: Elevated view of the downtown area looking northeast from the courthouse corner.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Three boys stand in front of a picket fence. Behind them are more people in the yard of an urban bracket style house that has a small front porch, parapet...

Photograph

Emma Sibylla Seipp

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Three-quarter length studio portrait of Emma Seipp, daughter of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp. She is wearing a short jacket over a blouse and skirt. She is...

Date: 1820 

Description: Narrative Journal of Travels through the northwestern regions of the United States, extending from Detroit through the great chain of American lakes to the...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Color advertising cartoon depicting Uncle Sam with arms outstretched over a Deering grain binder. Hybrids of binders by rival manufacturers are depicted on...

Date: 1876 

Description: This map of the Battle of Iuka depicts the May 19, 1862, positions of the Union forces in blue and Confederate in red. Indicated on the map are roads, the...

Date: 1854 

Description: Brightly-colored map exhaustively marks the townships, County Towns and villages of Wisconsin. It also shows rivers, canals, railroads, and plank roads. Ea...

Photograph

Charles Bracken

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Charles Bracken. He was born in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania on April 6, 1797, and came to Walnut Grove, La Fayette County on Ma...

Date: 1857 

Description: An actor dressed as an army officer, holding a saber, for the performance of "Black Hawk, or Lily of the Prairie," a drama written by Mary Elizabeth Mears...

Date: 1845 

Description: Illustration of a young couple romancing by a well as another young woman watches from behind.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: A family poses in a yard around a table. The grandmother appears to have an embroidery hoop in her lap. In the background on the right is a grindstone. Fur...

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of photographer Gerhard Gesell, Sr. and his wife Christine Giesen Gesell taken shortly after their marriage in 1879. She is sitting in a ch...

Date: 1845 ca.

Description: A pencil drawing of Tower HIll complex.

Date: 1897 

Description: Front cover, and two inside pages of a small pamphlet with text and illustrations in blue ink. The front has a small illustration of a man wearing a top ha...

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