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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...

Photograph

Van Niel House

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: An inscription over the entrance of the Van Niel house.

Date: 1864 

Description: Elevated view of Battery C, 1st Regiment, Wisconsin Heavy Artillery at Fort Sherman, shown here after the battles of Missionary Ridge and Lookout Mountain....

Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: A hooded woman sitting on the remnants of a house. As the amount of debris and barren landscape can attest, the area around her had been leveled by a torna...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Formal studio portrait of Belle Case La Follette wearing a black lace dress. This photograph was taken about 1885, the year in which her husband, Robert M....

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Stereoview. In the right background is the building of the Trade Reporter newspaper at the corner of Main and High Streets; across the street from it is J....

Photograph

Family on Porch

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: A man, three women and two young girls pose on the porch of a whitewashed log house. The man is wearing a suit and straw boater hat, the women long dresse...

Date: 1861-01 

Description: "An ordinance to dissolve the Union between the State of Louisiana and other states united with her under the compact entitled 'The Constitution of the Uni...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Original pen and ink drawing of an illustration for a McCormick Company advertising catalog. Features a drawing of a school boy at a desk holding a chalk b...

Date: 1877 

Description: Relief shown by hachures. Shows land ownership by name, wards, railroads, mills, dams, city limits, Chippewa River, and Half Moon Lake. Includes index of m...

Photograph

Stuffed Old Abe

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: "Old Abe", eagle mascot of the 8th Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. After his death in 1881 he was stuffed, mounted, and put in the Capitol museum....

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: A boy and three men are in a field in the foreground with a manual rake reaper and other harvesting tools. Various farmstead buildings, a fence and Lombar...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: The Reverend Peter Andreas Rasmussen (1829-1898) is shaking the hand of a woman, possibly his wife Ragnhild Holland Rasmussen. Someone has apparently just...

Date: 1886 

Description: A log jam near the Dalles on the St. Croix River.

Date: 1887 

Description: A person standing under the arched entrance of the Saint Paul Winter Carnival's ice palace. Inside the palace, there is an ice animal sculpture on a platfo...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of photographer Henry Hamilton Bennett pulling an oar on a Wisconsin raft.

Painting

Chippewa Falls

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Painting depicting Chippewa Falls and the first sawmill on the Chippewa River, built by Jean Brunet. The residence of H.S. Allen, one of the owners of the...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Portrait of an unidentified young woman with clear view of bodice trim, lace collar and jewelry.

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Elevated view of large crowd gathered to witness the dedication ceremony for the University of Wisconsin-Madison gymnasium.

Date: 1888 

Description: Men working in Horlick's stone quarry. Teams of horses pull wagons. There is a steam pump at right. A man in a hat and coat, possibly William Horlick, stan...

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