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Description: A horse-drawn carriage is crossing the bridge. Right of center is the S. Ball's Candy Store.
Description: Valentine's Day card with a border of white flowers surrounding a smaller polka dot border. Inside is the text "St. Valentine's Day", daisies and a bee. Th...
Date: 1860 after
Description: Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis in a boxing ring. Text at top reads, "CHAMPION PRIZE ENVELOPE - LINCOLN & DAVIS IN 5 ROUNDS", underneath reads "2ND ROU...
Date: 1871 after
Description: Collage depicting multiple McCormick buildings reconstructed or built after the Chicago Fire. The caption at bottom reads, "Rebuilt Chicago. — Buildings Er...
Date: 1832 ca.
Description: Remarkable hills on the Upper Missouri River (views 10, 11, and 12)
Date: 1878 ca.
Description: State Normal School in Whitewater.
Date: 1858-08-02 before
Description: One-page menu of the Mystical Seven secret society and fraternal order, with an emblem with a skull surrounded by a laurel wreath, and a crossed serpent, s...
Description: Engraving from a painting of John Adams.
Description: An advertisement for John N. Jones, Dealer in Hardware, which appeared in the 1873 Madison City Directory.
Description: A gold star with the federal shield in the center has two Union flags behind it. The verse below reads,
There's a Star in the skies that shall never go do...
Date: 1862 ca.
Description: Birds-eye view of a Wisconsin Civil War regiment on parade in Fond du Lac, as drawn by Louis Kurz from the Marr Street Methodist Church. The regiment canno...
Date: 1835 ca.
Description: Mi-a-qu-a, a Chief of the Miami Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Massinnewa, Indiana (1827).
Description: Page from a McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. The page includes two illustrations of features of the McCormick mower and an illustration title...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Holiday card, hand painted poinsettias over a letterpress printed greeting. The text reads: "Christmas Greeting. I am thinking of you today because it is C...
Date: 1864-10-13 ca.
Description: Colorfully decorated letter received in the office of Wisconsin Governor James Lewis from Isaac Joiner of the Veterans Reserve Corps stationed in Alexandri...
Description: Handbill for W.K. Miller's Iron Harvester, a combined reaper and mower manufactured by C.M. Russell & Company. Features three line drawings of machines.
Description: On a desk with an inkwell, a long scroll hangs down, with the terms Compromise, Southern Rights, Crittenden, Vallandingham and Saulsbury on it. Refers to t...
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Engraving from the back of an advertising or trade card showing views of the Warder, Mitchell and Company factory buildings at Springfield, Ohio. The compa...
Description: Formerly the Richter, Schubert and Dick office building. Seven-story building with a rounded corner next to the alleyway. The word Merrill is above one e...
Description: An image of the Union flag with tassels and a liberty cap on the top of the pole.
Below is the verse,
"Down with the Traitor's Serpent flag!
Death to th...
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