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Date: 1884 

Description: The logging camp of Bruno Vinett. About a dozen horses, most in harness, and a similar number of men stand in front of a barn-like building and a small woo...

Date: 1896 

Description: Group portrait of the Brodhead Mandolin Club. The men are wearing suits and neckties, and all the women wear long white dresses. There are mandolins, as we...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Green Bay and Western Depot.

Date: 1895 

Description: Advertisement for the Davis gasoline engine. An illustration of the engine is surrounded by text reading, "Gasoline Power....That is Absolutely Safe and Re...

Date: 1864-06-08 

Description: George W. Noble's commission as First Lieutenant in the 2nd Wisconsin Calvary.


Resting on a Porch

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Mr. and Mrs. Chas Joss and Mrs. Van Dyke sit on a residential porch. A planter of ivy is in front of a narrow window on the left, and the porch has decorat...

Date: 1849-05-10 

Description: Illustration of the "terrific and fatal" riot at the New York Astor Place Opera House.

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: An exterior view of the Henry Schildhauer residence on West Washington Avenue. Mr. Schildhauer was the Chief Department of Revenue Collector for the State...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Elevated view from across street of men posing with farm and lawn equipment along the storefront of a McCormick Harvesting Machine Company dealership. Thre...

Date: 1863-01-08 

Description: Letter from John L. Mitchell to his mother describing combat and conditions at Camp Bradley near Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: A boy and a girl are standing with a lamb in an open field. The girl is holding a bottle for feeding the lamb. Both children wear plaid clothing and the gi...


Kipp Residence

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Kipp residence with a woman in the front yard reclining in a hammock.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: John Fawcett Tyrrell, handwriting expert and documents examiner of Milwaukee, standing at left of an illuminated poster, ten feet high, entitled "The Histo...

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Panoramic view of downtown Chicago before the fire of 1871. The photograph was taken from the South side of the Chicago River, looking Northeast. The Rush...



Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Portrait of Pocahontas.

Date: 1890 before

Description: Three men pose with a McCormick mower and binder in front of M. Sheehan's McCormick Harvesting Machine Company dealership. A note on the back of the print...

Date: 1893 

Description: Front cover of a brochure for Champion Mowers and Binders. Features a color illustration of the office building of the Warder, Bushnell and Glessner Compan...

Date: 1854 

Description: This map shows surveyed counties in blue, yellow, and pink, railroads, plank roads and mines. Lake Michigan, the Mississippi River, other rivers and lakes,...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of a group of men on a lumber raft holding a log vertical while other men push another log around it, creating a make-shift drill.

Book or Pamphlet

James Expedition Map

Date: 1823-02 

Description: A map featuring the North American expedition from Pittsburgh to the Rocky Mountains led by Edwin James.

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