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Description: Broadsheet advertising McCormick's Patent Reaping and Mowing Machine, manufactured by C.H. McCormick and Co. Contains an illustration of the machine in use...
Description: Indian dance on snowshoes. (Plate 14)."In the northern latitudes of America, where the winters are long and very severe, from the heavy falls of snow which...
Date: 1832 ca.
Description: Interior of the hut of a Mandan chief showing various objects and animals with five Mandans seated on ground.
Description: Aerial view, probably from a lithograph, of the prison for Confederate soldiers at Rock Island.
Date: 1829 ca.
Description: Hand-colored lithograph of Fort Armstrong on Rock Island, based on a drawing by Henry Lewis. Foreground shows a tree floating in the water.
Description: Back cover of a booklet advertising the Van Duzen gas and gasoline engine featuring an illustration of the engine. The handwritten text at right reads, "A....
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Elevated view of factory with lake and ships in the background. Trains, people, horses, and carriages, with a multitude of smokestacks in foreground. The f...
Date: 1860 after
Description: A soldier in an eastern style Zouave uniform holds a Union flag in his right hand and a rifle in his left hand. Above reads "TO RICHMOND" and below "REMEMB...
Description: An elephant carries the Union flag with the words "THE CONSTITUTION LIBERTY AND LAWS!!" on it and wears another Union flag on its back. The elephant's fron...
Description: Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis in a boxing ring. Text at top reads, "CHAMPION PRIZE ENVELOPE - LINCOLN & DAVIS IN 5 ROUNDS", underneath reads "1ST ROU...
Description: Handbill announcing the Great Council Medal awarded to C.H. McCormick at London in 1851, "by the Exhibition of All Nations for the American Reaping Machine...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: A Capital City Mills advertisement from the 1894-1895 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: 1863 ca.
Description: Black & white lithograph by Milwaukee lithographer Louis Kurz depicting the Madison Turners or Turnverein at a shooting party on the Madison lakefront. Th...
Description: Assorted Indian utensils and arms.
Description: A handbill entitled "McKinley, The Poltroon & Assassin, In His True Colors."
Date: 1835 ca.
Description: Pach-e-po, Chief of the Pottowattomie (Potawatomi) Tribe, son of Me-o-ne-me, a Chief who served with Gen. Harrison during the late war and was killed at th...
Description: The Lady Liberty, holding a Union flag with a liberty cap on the pole is leaning on the Wisconsin state seal, with a Confederate flag under her foot. The...
Date: 1847 ca.
Description: Carl de Haas house from across a river.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Elevated view of brewing company and surrounding roads. On the road in front of the buildings are horse-drawn carts carrying barrels, a trolley car, and pe...
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