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Description: Crowd gathered at Chicago & St. Louis Railroad Station to see off a colony of emigrants from Chicago who planned to settle in Colorado on a tract of land p...
Date: date unknown
Description: Drawing of a man leaning over with his left hand against a brick wall while holding a bottle of alcohol in his right hand.
Description: A man wearing diving gear is fishing underwater. He is sitting on the lake bed among weeds with a worm on the end of his line. A large fish is swimming tow...
Description: Imaginative pen and ink drawing of a large trout swimming underwater and a cricket or grasshopper is standing on the branch of a tree above the fish playin...
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Architectural drawing of the north elevation of the Chicago residence of Cyrus Hall McCormick and his family. The drawing was produced by the architectural...
Description: "Building rafts, or pontoons, upon which to mount huge mortars — for use on the river. Scene at St. Louis." Men are building on a pontoon with lumber. Ther...
Description: Pencil sketch of Belle Boyd, a Confederate spy who is buried in Wisconsin.
Description: Ledger Drawing. Two men, two horses, one ridden by one of the men.
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Illustration of Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) men. One of them may be Yellow Thunder.
Description: Pen and ink drawing of a small, naked boy holding an ice cream cone while wearing Cecil Sandals with the caption: "Beat the Heat in Cecil's Sandals."
Description: Large group of people leaving a steam ship, some transporting large chests of their belongings.
Description: The coat of arms for the Barden family featuring a lion at the top of the design. A banner in the design reads "Palma Virtuti."
Description: The cartoon by Gib Crockett shows the Altmeyer and Astin figures wearing bandages and crutches, as though they have been beaten up. From a radio nearby the...
Description: A view of what is now known as Bascom Hill including Main Hall (Bascom Hall), North Hall, Music Hall, Science Hall, South Hall, Washburn Observatory and Wo...
Description: An Edith Head costume design for a red lame' open-back gown for the character Queenie (Hope Lange) in "Pocket Full of Miracles". This image includes a fabr...
Description: Drawing of a vampire wearing black-and-red cape, dancing with a naked woman with long black hair and closed eyes in a mysterious and bleak setting. There a...
Description: Full page, engraved advertisement for Andrae Cycles. Depicts men and women bicycling on a path in a bucolic setting, in addition to text promoting bicycles...
Description: Artist's courtroom depiction of Karlton Armstrong.
Description: Drawing over a photograph of a man posing with a shotgun at Gisholt.
Description: Portrait of Major General C.C. Washburn in uniform.
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