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Date: 1870 

Description: Birds eye drawing of Fort Atkinson, Jefferson County, depicts street names and street layouts, houses, trees, Rock River and Bark River. A reference key at...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a woman in "native" Japanese costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set created as...

Drawing

Astor Building

Date: 1830 

Description: A view of the Astor building.

Photograph

Sawmill Crew

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Ed McDill's sawmill crew. Left to right: George Dickerman, George Norton, Charles Norton, Jesse Dickerman and, in a derby, Ed McDill, the owner. The boys a...

Date: 1869 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Thomas Potts James (1803-1882), American Botanist. Working for most of his early life as a pharmacist in Philadelphia...

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: 1862 ca.

Description: McCormick self-delivery [self-rake] reaper with buildings in the background. The reaper appears to be the model that Cyrus McCormick displayed at the Londo...

Photograph

John B. Du Bay

Date: 1856 

Description: Waist-up oval portrait of John B. Du Bay. He was born in Green Bay in 1810, and resided in Portage City. In the 1830's, he established a trading post nor...

Date: 1862-08-29 

Description: A letter written by President Abraham Lincoln to Major General McClellan, written at the time of the Second Battle of Bull Run at Manassas, VA.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Elderly woman sitting in a rocking chair knitting in front of a window.

Date: 1899-08-22 

Description: Man operating a horse-drawn McCormick grain binder in a field. Original caption reads "Kinsella Grain Co., Colon, Nebraska. Aug 22/99. Gentlemen — In reply...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Front view of the Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane (Mendota Mental Health Institute), a large stone building five stories high with a porthole windo...

Date: 1882 

Description: "The Battle of the Reapers. The McCormick on the War Path!" Advertisement for McCormick Harvesting Machines reporting field trial victories.

Photograph

Patrick O'Rourke

Date: 1874 

Description: Portrait of Patrick O'Rourke (#1), which is part of a composite photograph of the Wisconsin Senate and State officers.

Photograph

Three Women

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph. The woman in front is displaying a Muskellunge, caught in Long Lake, on the residential lawn of M. Newman. Two other woman stand behind her. A...

Photograph

Kipp Residence

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Kipp residence with laundry hanging in front and a man seated on the porch.

Photograph

Frame Church

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Finely detailed frame church with vestibule and steeple, enclosed with picket fencing with a hitching post in front.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Librarian Daniel S. Durrie seated in the two-story high gallery that the Historical Society occupied in the old South Wing of the Wisconsin State Capitol f...

Date: 1882 

Description: Back cover of catalog with an illustration of two men using horse-drawn agricultural machinery in fields, while a group of Native American Indians look on....

Date: 1865 

Description: Key to a composite portrait of the supporters of the Fourteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

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