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Book or Pamphlet

Political Market

Date: 1858-06-12 ca.

Description: A political cartoon in "Harper's Weekly" about railroad company presidents' purchasing Wisconsin state legislatures and governors. The caption reads: ...

Photograph

Lathrop Residence

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the William H. Lathrop residence with a figure standing in the front entranceway.

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Die Grundung und Entwicklung der Kolonie Neu Glarus (The Founding and Development of the Colony of New Glarus). This German language pamphlet was published...

Photograph

"Sunnybank"

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: A large, white brick building is in the middle center, surrounded by trees. A smaller white building is in the right background. In front of the building...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: A split-rail fence borders a prosperous farm. The low building in the center is the kind of cattle shed settlers built as their first buildings. Circular h...

Date: 1895 

Description: Catalog featuring calendar pages. August features two women working indoors. September features the Buckeye Harvesting-Machine Works.

Date: 1872 ca.

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

Magazine or Periodical

A Stretch Between the Tracks

Date: 1892-06 before

Description: Frank G. Lenz posed with his bicycle between railroad tracks in the northeastern United States.

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: A couple and two girls stand among small trees in front of an upright and wing frame house with latticework above porch.

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Cut-taa-tas-tia, a celebrated Chief of the Fox Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, was drawn at the Treaty of Prairie du Chien (1...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Fred Wild residence.

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of an Italian woman in "native" Florentine costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set...

Date: 1862 

Description: Poster calling for volunteers for the Civil War, claiming "Highest Bounty And Pay!".

Photograph

Sawmill Crew

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Ed McDill's sawmill crew. Left to right: George Dickerman, George Norton, Charles Norton, Jesse Dickerman and, in a derby, Ed McDill, the owner. The boys a...

Date: 1864 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Daniel C. Eaton (1834-1895), American Botanist. In 1864 (the year of this photograph), Eaton became a professor of bo...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: A head and shoulders portrait of James Buchanan, 15th President of the United States, 1857-1861. Buchanan was born in Cove Gap near Mercersburg, Pennsylva...

Photograph

Swarm Catcher

Date: 1891-04-06 

Description: S.D. Haskin's swarm catcher.

Photograph

J.M. Faust

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Tintype portrait of J.M. Faust of Broadhead, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is seated in uniform and holds an E-flat horn. The bu...

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Andrew Dahl's wagon is on the side of a two-story log house in Blue Mounds. On one side of the wagon cover is "A.L. Dahl Landscape Photographer." On the ba...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: The third Wisconsin Capitol (the second in Madison) as it appeared shortly after the construction was completed.

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