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Date: 1887 

Description: Color illustration of a "McCormick Steel Harvester and Binder" from an advertising folder. Printed by Gies and Company, Buffalo.

Photograph

Cadets on Campus

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view across Bascom Hill on the campus of the University of Wisconsin. Student cadets in training march past South Hall down Bascom Hill.

Photograph

Boys with Bicycles

Date: 1899-08 

Description: Three men stand in a field, holding their bicycles. From left to right stand Herman Reich, August Kressin, and Eddie Wendorf.

Drawing

Graph Invention

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A sketch of a graph-making invention.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Jefferson Davis, seated on the floor, is blowing bubbles and General Winfield Scott, standing, is bursting them with his sword. The soap dish on a table in...

Date: 1862-04 

Description: Notes include: Sketch of Battle of Island #10. Sketch of Fort Pillow Tennessee. Gen. Pope had command of the land troops.

Photograph

Ebenezer Brigham

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Ebenezer Brigham, founder of the first major community in the Blue Mounds of Wisconsin, which included a mine, frontier inn...

Drawing

American House

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: A drawing of the American House at 1 North Pinckney Street. It burned down in a fire in 1868.

Photograph

Graduating Class

Date: 1894 

Description: Eight men and women of a graduating class sit outdoors holding their diplomas. They are seated on the steps of the photographer's home at 131 East Montello...

Photograph

Lucius Fairchild

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Waist-up portrait of Lucius Fairchild during his tenure as Secretary of State of Wisconsin. Fairchild's arm was amputated after he was injured at the Battl...

Date: 1884-09-01 

Description: Poster advertising the need for workers to pick cranberries for the Wisconsin Cranberry Company.

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Ferrotype portrait of Robert M. La Follette, Sr., at age 9 when he was attending the district school at Argyle, Wisconsin.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Dining room at the Wisconsin Industrial School for Boys.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: James Dorman Davidson (1810-1882) sits in profile in a plush chair for a studio portrait in front of a backdrop. He is wearing a wide hat, suit jacket, bow...

Photograph

Greek Revival House

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Greek Revival house with upright and wing configuration in rural setting.

Photograph

Abraham Lincoln

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Three-quarter length portrait of Abraham Lincoln standing.

Date: 1889 

Description: Stereograph from the Panorama of the Battle of Missionary Ridge, Capture of the Gun, "Lady Breckenridge," painted in 1885. It was painted by Eugen Bracht's...

Date: 1847 

Description: A geological, hand colored map of Wisconsin north and west of the Wisconsin River, as well as portions of eastern Minnesota and Iowa from the Mississippi t...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereographic view of New Richmond(?) during a fourth of July celebration. Identification has not been fully verified, but there was a Coombs Hotel in this...

Date: 1896-05 

Description: The office of Historical Society Librarian Minnie Oakley in the third Wisconsin State Capitol. From 1866 to 1883 the Historical Society occupied the entire...

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