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Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Everetta Bass standing next to a woman identified as Llora. They are standing in front of a house at 131 East Montello Street, with the Methodist Church, l...
Date: 1899 ca.
Description: A farmer operates a McCormick horse-drawn right hand open elevator grain binder (?) in a field while another man gathers the bound sheaves of grain.
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Born August 1, 1861, Samuel Sturgis was the younger brother of Nina Sturgis Dousman. He attended West Point Military Academy and had a distinguished career...
Description: A rocky ridge with bushes and scrub atop Mission Ridge is in the foreground. Orchard Knob is in the distance. The valley where the fighting took place is i...
Description: Friedrich Wilhelm Heine at work in his studio. An unidentified woman paints at an easel. Many paintings and sketches surround them. Heine was the Superviso...
Date: 1872 ca.
Description: One story schoolhouse with bell tower on roof and group of students and teacher in front. The scho0l is in a rural setting with a fence in the foreground.
Date: 1862 ca.
Description: McCormick Self-Delivery [self-rake] reaper parked in front of some wooden buildings. The reaper was likely the model displayed by Cyrus McCormick at the Lo...
Description: Atlas map of Janesville township.
Description: Stereograph from the Chicago Panorama of the Battle of Gettysburg Representing Pickett's Charge at 4 P.M., July 3rd, 1863: Death of Confederate General Arm...
Date: 1896 ca.
Description: Jefferson Street south from Doty Street with trees lining the street.
Date: 1888 ca.
Description: Three men stand under the iconic mortar and pestle and striped awnings of E.A. Horn's Drugstore.
Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Professor W.W. Daniels, University of Wisconsin geologist. Daniels worked as one of Increase Lapham's assistants during the Wis...
Description: Engraving with color of two women modeling high fashion dresses.
Date: 1863 ca.
Description: Watercolor illustration of a clock.
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: A family stands around a carriage in the yard of a two-story frame house with bay window and multiple additions. Vines grow on the side of the front porch...
Description: Promotional card showing the tall oat that grow in northern Wisconsin. The image depicts three men standing in a tall oat field.
The caption reads, "THE...
Date: 1859 ca.
Description: An original pencil sketch by banker and real estate developer Napoleon B. Van Slyke, possibly for his residence erected in 1859 at 510 North Carroll Street...
Description: A woman sits at a table reading while apparently neglecting her whole family.
Description: Plan of the settlement of Green Bay.
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: George Lincoln sitting on a Deering mower. The original caption reads: "George Lincoln on old Deering Mower about 1893."
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