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Date: 1882 

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

Date: 1857 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, streets, railroad depots, locks, bridges, dams, canals, U.S. light house, college grounds, a steam boat landing, and...

Photograph

Lumber Rafts

Date: 1890 

Description: Elevated view of men working on lumber rafts on the Wisconsin River.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Dane County Courthouse, which was erected in 1850 and demolished in 1883, with the County jail to the right.

Date: 1892 

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

Date: 1879 

Description: Drawing of a girl sitting on a barrel as a man dumps apples into a press to make cider. Two men manually operate the press at the left.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Family around fountain in fenced yard, with a boy on tricycle and family on steps of large frame house with parapet trim on porch and house roof. There are...

Date: 1875 

Description: This map, from G.K. Warren's 1876 Report on the transportation route along the Wisconsin and Fox rivers in the State of Wisconsin between the Mississippi R...

Date: 1881 

Description: Darlington's first settlers arrived by 1826, attracted by the lead mines of the area. Arrival of the railroad in 1856 stimulated growth, and in 1857 the co...

Date: 1868 

Description: Stereograph view of the levee, with buildings in the background.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of Mary Virginia McCormick (1861-1941) as a girl, seated and leaning on the arm of a chair. She is wearing a decorated jacket and a ribbon...

Date: 1896-09-20 

Description: Group of men, and a young boy, standing in the small front yard of a house at a bicycling outing. A woman stands in an open doorway at the top of the steps...

Date: 1881 before

Description: Stereograph. Elevated view over Courthouse Square (now Cathedral Square) and Jackson Street towards the cathedral, which has a large clock tower.

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Mary Margaret (Margery) Bish, young daughter of the photographer and later Mrs. Clyde Bowman, sits on the lap of an older woman, possibly her mother.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Portrait of Robert Hall McCormick (1847-1917), son of Leander James McCormick (1819-1900).

Date: 1899-12 

Description: Close-up view of a mechanical rotating Christmas tree stand which has been elevated and incorporated into a winter scene. The key to wind the mechanism is...

Date: 1866 

Description: View of earthworks at the battlefield at Resacca. Dirt roads cross the field in the distance, leading to a farm and what appears to be a river. Plate 22

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: A lithograph of the layout of Hooley's Opera House.

Date: 1859 

Description: This 1859 map of Washington County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, landownership and acreages, cities and villages, roads,...

Photograph

"Sunnybank"

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: A large, white brick building is in the middle center, surrounded by trees. A smaller white building is in the right background. In front of the building...

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