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Historical Object

Singer Advertising Card Box

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Cover of a box produced by The Singer Manufacturing Company, which holds "Costumes of All Nations" souvenir cards, created for the 1893 World's Columbian E...

Photograph

R.L. Joiner

Date: 1890 

Description: Quarter-length portrait of R.L. Joiner, from a composite of images of the Wisconsin Senate.

Date: 1898 

Description: Mrs. Nina Dousman with children and house party guests in the dining room at Villa Louis.

Date: 1897 before

Description: Lumbertown Street (Now Highway 47). There are horse-drawn carts and a car. Sailors burned down Lumbertown in 1897. It was later built up as a resort town....

Photograph

Old Home Building

Date: 1892 

Description: Exterior of Hillside Home School, an early progressive school operated by Ellen and Jane Lloyd Jones, aunts of Frank Lloyd Wright.

Date: 1892 

Description: Front cover of a catalog for the McCormick Bindlochine (grain binder). The color illustration features two small boys playing with a toy binder and horse m...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A group of loggers at work in the woods with horses and a team of oxen. The men are cutting down fir trees to eventually be sold at market.

Photograph

Cultivated Hillside

Date: 1894-05-08 

Description: View from the Ohio River of cultivated hillsides and houses near the shoreline.

Date: 1899-06-30 

Description: View of the horse barn. A man is driving a horse and buggy at the College of Agriculture on the University of Wisconsin campus. Two horses on standing on t...

Photograph

Fair Midway

Date: 1894 after

Description: People strolling on the midway and stopping to observe the booths and displays. In the background is a large building with flags.

Photograph

Crowd at Carnival

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Crowd scene and circus barker in front of “The Electric Era Shows” tent, probably at a fair or carnival. A smaller tent in the background on the left has a...

Date: 1891 

Description: Elevated view of fountain in front of the old City Hall, with a memorial to Henry Bergh (?-1888), founder of the American Humane Society. Several other bui...

Date: 1898 

Description: The replica of the Centennial Fountain in the Capitol Park, where people relax on a park bench. This view looks toward the intersection of Main and Carroll...

Date: 1890 

Description: View of a University of Wisconsin pharmacy lecture room.

Photograph

Portrait of Nawat

Date: 1898-12 

Description: Portrait (Front) of Nawat (Left Hand) in native dress with Benjamin Harrison peace medal and holding cane. Part of Algonquian and S. Arapaho Tribes.

Date: 1899-06-12 ca.

Description: View of debris, perhaps from tornado damage in the business district of New Richmond. A group of onlookers investigate the damage. Caption on stereoview re...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Soldiers from the second Wisconsin regiment line a city street upon returning from Puerto Rico. There is a horse-drawn cart and an electric street car on t...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the residence of Chauncey Hall.

Magazine or Periodical

Escort Into Minneapolis

Date: 1892-07-23 

Description: Frank Lenz entering Minneapolis escorted by members of the St. Paul Cycle Club, the Minneapolis Business Men's Bicycle Association, and the Minnesota Divis...

Map or Atlas

Brothertown Plat Map

Date: 1893 

Description: Plat map of Brothertown in Calumet County.

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