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Date: 1861 ca.

Description: East (King Street) wing of the third Wisconsin State Capitol and the south wall of the Territorial Capitol (at the left) taken from the roof of the buildin...

Date: 1889 

Description: Flyer advertising the McCormick interchangeable twine and wire binder. Explains that farmers can use twine, when twine is cheapest and wire, when wire is...

Date: 1895 

Description: A man stands on a sled pulled by a team of two horses that is carrying logs on a snow-covered road. Moving away from the log-carrying sled is an empty egg-...

Date: 1858 

Description: This map shows the railroads in southern Wisconsin and their connections with points in Iowa and Illinois. An inset map shows rail connections between sout...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: The Halle Steensland home, an impressive two-story brick house in Maple Bluff, with five family members posed along the front porches. It is possible this...

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Stereograph from the Panorama of the Battle of Missionary Ridge, Union Troops Ascending the Ridge, painted in 1885. It was painted by Eugen Bracht's Berlin...

Photograph

Wills Old House

Date: 1899-12 

Description: View of the old Will homestead. The home retains the original Pommer Fachwerk.

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Portrait of Mary Virginia McCormick (1861-1941) as a young girl. Mary Virginia was the daughter of Chicago industrialist and inventor, Cyrus Hall McCormic...

Photograph

Huge Log Jam

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Elevated view from steep shoreline of a log jam of about 150 million feet of logs, stopped at the piers of Pound, Halbert, and Co., which stood in about 40...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: The storefront of Nicholas Kettenhoffen's "Graves Stones & Markers." Three men stand in front of the store with three large grave markers.

Photograph

Brisbois Hotel

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: A view of the Brisbois Hotel, built in the early 1860's, and used as a hospital during the Civil War. It was later part of Campion High School.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Interior view of the H. Schildhauer home at 13 North Webster Street. The photograph looks into a living area with a large, wood-burning furnace and several...

Photograph

St. Mary Academy

Date: 1864 after

Description: A view from lawn of the stone facade of St. Mary Academy. The arched main entrance is partially visible behind trees on left. A bell tower sits in the midd...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Stephen Bull residence before enlargement. Edna Billings appears at the right.

Date: 1886 

Description: Bird’s-eye-view map. Map includes illustrations and index to points of interest.

Date: 1882 

Description: McCormick Harvesting Machine Company flyer describing field trial victory. The headline proclaims: "The McCormick Invincible and Ever Triumphant!"

Date: 1894-07-14 

Description: Cartoon depicting "King Debs", a man in a crown representing Debs American Railway Union, sitting atop the highway of trade.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A hand-colored, cloth mounted map of Wisconsin showing the state’s congressional districts. The map also shows the counties, cities, towns, villages, rive...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Overhead map of the Stanley McCormick's Riven Rock estate in El Montecito, Santa Barbara, California. The map shows the placement of dwellings and fields,...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: View of the J.S. Morris Carriage and Sleigh Factory, a two-story frame building on Franklin Street in Waupun. Carriages and men in work aprons are in front...

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