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Date: 1866 

Description: View from Mission Ridge of the valley floor where fighting took place. Plate 10

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Family studio portrait of Anita McCormick Blaine (1866-1954), her son, Emmons Blaine, Jr. (1890-1918), and a family dog. They are posing in front of a pain...

Date: 1866-03-15 

Description: People gather the morning after a fire that destroyed Dixon's store as well as $100,000 worth of goods and eleven other places of business. The flames were...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Twenty-nine people (teacher with children) near board fence in front of a one room schoolhouse with outhouse.

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...

Date: 1893 

Description: Back cover of catalog featuring two illustrations with the title: "A Pointer." The top illustration, captioned "Union is Strength," shows a dog lying in th...

Date: 1889 

Description: Stereograph from the Chicago Panorama of the Battle of Gettysburg Representing Pickett's Charge at 4 P.M., July 3rd, 1863: Death of Lieutenant A.H. Cushing...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Two views of the interior of the LaFollette, Harper, Roe & Zimmerman law office. Mr. Zimmerman is sitting in his inner office; the lady in the foreground i...

Date: 1876 

Description: Portrait of Nina Linn Sturgis Dousman, wife of H. Louis Dousman. Her love of fine furnishings, art and jewelry turned her home, Villa Louis, into a showca...


Catherine Orb Seipp

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Full-length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Catherine Orb Seipp (1846-1920), wife of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp. She is standing and wea...


Walter Allen School

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior of Walter Allen School, with a woman in a carriage parked in front. The Walter Allen School was an elementary school located at 1657 South Third S...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Secretary Jennie Nelson seated at her desk in the offices of the La Follette, Harper, Roe, & Zimmerman law partnership. After Robert M. La Follette, Sr.,...

Date: 1898 

Description: This 1898 map shows the township and range system, sections, cities and villages, railroads, vacant land, land sold by the Wisconsin Central Railroad, incl...


Rundell Residence

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior of the home of Samuel Rundell with large group assembled in front of the house.


Barometer Gauge

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A gauge part of a barometer.

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: A family is in the yard around a table. A girl holds her doll. Behind them are more people near a house with a piano on its porch.

Date: 1848 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of Abraham Lincoln, from the original daguerreotype owned by his son, Robert T. Lincoln.

Date: 1869 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for Champion reaping and mowing machines manufactured by the Champion Machine Company. The cover features a color illustra...


Family at Table

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: A family is gathered around a table loaded with books and potted plants. Children sit on soap boxes in front, including a girl with a doll. The frame house...

Map or Atlas

Map of the Yazoo River

Date: 1862 

Description: A hand-drawn map of the Yazoo River and vicinity.

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