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Date: 1860 ca.
Description: This map shows roads, trails, and railroads throughout Nebraska, Arkansas, Missouri, Kansas, Illinois, and Utah, including the Salt Lake City & California...
Description: This map depicts the battlefield at Todd's Tavern, Va., the site of a battle on May 7-8, 1864. Depicted are roads, houses, drainage, vegetation and troop p...
Date: 1867 ca.
Description: Carte-de-visite studio portrait of an unidentified couple. The man is seated, and the woman is standing beside him.
Date: 1862 ca.
Description: McCormick Self-Delivery [self-rake] reaper parked in front of some wooden buildings. The reaper was likely the model displayed by Cyrus McCormick at the Lo...
Date: 1860 after
Description: Jefferson Davis, wearing his nightshirt with rumpled hair, is recoiling from a large snake. The snake's tongue is touching Davis' nose. A marsh appears in...
Date: 1861 ca.
Description: Tintype portrait of Josh Sullivan of Oshkosh, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is seated leaning on a drum.
Description: Clinton Bridge which crossed the Mississippi River at Clinton, Iowa.
Description: View across road of one man sitting on a log, and another man lying on the ground near the opposite side of the road. Debris surrounds them, and in the bac...
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: 1866 ca.
Description: Carte-de-visite of local merchant Thaddeus Dean's residence, located at the intersection of Wisconsin Avenue and Gorham Street.
Description: The oldest known image of the Wade House (taken from Ambrotype) with the Sheboygan/Fond du Lac Plank Road in the foreground.
Date: 1868 ca.
Description: Studio portrait of a boy, possibly Cyrus McCormick, Jr., with his arms crossed on a table. He is wearing a decorated jacket and necktie.
Date: 1863-07-15 ca.
Description: Stereograph of the McPherson farm buildings near the site of the Gettysburg battlefield. Two figures appear on the right side: Mathew Brady standing and hi...
Description: Sixth plate tintype/ferrotype portrait of an unidentified soldier from the 13th Wisconsin Infantry. The man is seated with his arm draped over the back of...
Description: Moulding Mill on First Street of Whitewater, Wisconsin, the building on the left is the bank.
Description: A seated studio portrait of Carl Tjorbjornsen [as written on the photograph backing and Descriptive Rolls, Volume 20; also written as Carl Torbjorson publi...
Description: The home of Curtis Reed.
Date: 1867 after
Description: A man walks down a sidewalk beside a row of buildings at Ripon College.
Description: President Andrew Johnson and members of various Indian delegations and the White House staff pose outside the White House together.
Date: 1863 ca.
Description: Watercolor of an invention by John Muir.
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