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Painting

Eleazer Williams

Date: 1832 

Description: Portrait of Eleazer Williams.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Men with guns and dogs and wagons in front of a rural post office. Some men have assumed exaggerated poses, probably for humorous effect.

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the sidewheel packet, "Keokuk," at the Winona, Minnesota levee between 1858 and 1866. A barge and railway cars are in the foreground.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Farmers off-loading milk cans from their wagons at the creamery. One man is operating a hoist, lifting a can to pour the milk down a chute.

Date: 1869 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Edward Hitchcock (1793-1864), American educator and geologist. Hitchcock served as the third president of Amherst College from...

Date: 1897 

Description: Mendota State Hospital office. Charles Carter, steward, seated at his desk. Across from him is George B. Merrick, Asst. Steward. Below the desk is a dog,...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Women in hats in foreground, with railroad tracks below and sign that says, "Look out for the cars", and "While the bell rings the whistle blows." Very lik...

Date: 1866 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite of Dr. Jared Potter Kirtland (1793-1877), American scientist. Kirtland, among many other exploits, worked on the 1837 Ohio geolog...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Piece of rope with one end tied in the form of a noose, depicting a skull. Caption below reads, "End of Secession". Blue ink, image on right side of envelo...

Date: 1885-08-26 

Description: Pencil on paper; view from Bascom Hill, with buildings, churches, on the right side of street, Wisconsin State Capitol in background, with trees surroundin...

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Blast furnace, also known as a Scotch hearth used in lead mining.

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.

Map or Atlas

Town 13, range 3 E.

Date: 1870-07 

Description: This map of Ironton is pen-and-ink on paper and shows lots and block numbers, mill, foundry buildings, limestone quarry, iron mine, and roads. Relief is sh...

Photograph

Stuck in the Mud

Date: 1898 

Description: Two men attempt to move a buggy mired in the mud on a rutted, dirt road. One man is steadying the horse and his hat is laying in the middle of the road. Th...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: This manuscript map shows the surveyed areas of the Town of Aztalan, Jefferson County, Wisconsin. Acreage of the surveyed parcels is given and lakes and st...

Date: 1885 

Description: A hand-colored map of Wisconsin that also includes eastern Minnesota and Iowa, northern Illinois, and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan showing the counties,...

Date: 1876 after

Description: Exterior view of the Wisconsin State Capitol, mostly obscured by trees.

Date: 1867 

Description: This map, which includes eastern Iowa, northern Illinois and the western portion of Michigan's Upper peninsula, shows the township survey grid and identifi...

Date: 1861 

Description: Shows townships and sections, landowners, and woodlands. Includes inset maps of Monroe, Brodhead, Albany, Cadiz, Decatur, Dayton, Clarence, Springfield, T...

Date: 1893 

Description: Front cover of catalog for the Worcester Buckeye Mower, with a color illustration of a buckeye nut and stalks of wheat.

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