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Date: 1866 

Description: Tintype of Alexander Simplot, sitting, and his wife, standing, who is wearing a fashionable hat and coat and holding a fur muff.

Photograph

"McCormick Day"

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Families and citizens with horse-drawn wagons gathered in a small town for delivery of McCormick farm machines from General Agent Daniel Klinedinst. Horses...

Date: 1857 

Description: This map shows rural landownership and acreages, lot and block numbers, selected buildings, roads, railroads, and public squares. The map is indexed for t...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Mary Margaret (Margery) Bish, young daughter of the photographer and later Mrs. Clyde Bowman, sits on the lap of an older woman, possibly her mother.

Photograph

Threshing on Farm

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Threshing on the Henry Johnson farm. This threshing rig owned by Michael Ehlinger was the first to be used in the township. Standing on the separator from...

Date: 1849-05-17 ca.

Description: The Mill in Nodaway, Missouri; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail...

Date: 1896 

Description: Norwegian language Board of Immigration publication promoting Wisconsin.

Photograph

John Slothower

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of John Slothower. He was born in Pennsylvania and came to Wisconsin in 1836. He resided in Stevens Point, and was 45 years...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: View from the Wisconsin State Capitol down State Street to Main Hall (later Bascom Hall), the University of Wisconsin and beyond. Entitled "Views of the c...

Photograph

Cavalry Skirmish

Date: 1862-11-12 

Description: A watercolor of a skirmish between the 7th Kansas Cavalry, Company A of the 12th Wisconsin Infantry, & Jackson's Rebel Cavalry near Lamar, Mississippi. Wa...

Photograph

Ole Bull Residence

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Ole Bull Residence, 130 East Gilman Street. The family is playing croquet on the lawn. Later, the house was known as the Thorp House. It became the state's...

Date: 1893 

Description: Stereoview over rooftops of the Ferris wheel at the Chicago World's Fair.

Map or Atlas

City Plans for Cornell

Date: 1867 

Description: Drawn map showing planned development of Cornell, including a couple of schools, Oakwood cemetery, the public square, and several bridges and dams.

Photograph

Snow Covered Street

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Winter scene of North Broadway at Cass Street, De Pere, Wisconsin. Streets are snow covered.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of Anita McCormick Blaine (1866-1954) and an unidentified young woman. Anita sits on a "well" and the friend sits on a swing in front of a...

Date: 1888 

Description: View of scene at J.N. Hegeman Drugstore, 1218 Broadway Street, New York. John Ferris hands a prescription written on a piece of paper to the errand boy. Fr...

Date: 1896-11-01 

Description: Canal Street less than a year before a fire swept through and destroyed many of these buildings on March 22, 1897, resulting in a loss of about $45,000. P...

Date: 1893 

Description: Sinks, tubs, and cylindrical washing machines on pulleys make up the laundry facilities at the Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane (Mendota Mental Heal...

Date: 1849-05 ca.

Description: Deserted Pawnee village in Nebraska. Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A howling dog tied to a post, empty food dish in front of him. Water in the background with a sailing ship, probably from the blockade. Text above reads, "...

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