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Boys with Dog

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Two small children in a rural setting with a dog harnessed to a wagon.

Date: 1812 ca.

Description: Four rusted bayonets and shot that sat in the hold of the ship Niagara for 80 years.

Date: 1861 

Description: Engraved quarter-length portrait, framed in a decorative matte, of Lieutenant Colonel Bertine Pinckney in uniform.


Boxcar Traveler

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A man stands in the open doorway of a Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis, & Omaha railway boxcar.

Date: 1887 

Description: Color illustration of the horse-drawn "New McCormick Steel Mower No. 4" from an advertising folder. Printed by Gies and Company, Buffalo.


View of Madison

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A drawing depicts the city of Madison.

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Stereograph from the Panorama of the Battle of Missionary Ridge, Colonel Randall L. Gibson and 13th Georgia Regiment, painted in 1885. It was painted by Eu...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of Jake Hubert (wearing the watch chain), and another man, both smoking cigars and wearing hats in front of a painted backdrop.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Wisconsin Central railroad station.

Date: 1823 

Description: British evacuation of their fort at Prairie du Chien after the end of the War of 1812. Fort Shelby, the first fort at Prairie du Chien, was built in 1814 b...


The Household

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Original pen and ink drawing of an illustration for a McCormick Company advertising catalog. Features a drawing of a farmhouse, trees and grounds in winter...

Date: 1859 

Description: Typed text on back of photograph: "River Falls Rifle company, River Falls, Wis. Organized 1859, later fought with 12th Wisconsin Volunteer Regiment in Civi...

Date: 1842 ca.

Description: Large volume rare book entitled "United States Exploring Expedition". During the years 1838-1842 and under the command of Charles Wilkes,U.S.N. An Atlas of...

Date: 1896 

Description: Color lithograph cover illustration for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. A small illustration at the top right is of a man using a horse-d...

Date: 1874 before

Description: Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane (Mendota Mental Health Institute) near Madison.


Brown Syverson

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Waist-up portrait of Brown Siverson [as written on portrait; also written as Brown Syverson on Descriptive Rolls, Volume 20 and publish roster: Wisconsin V...

Date: 1886 

Description: Logging crew posed in front of the buildings of D Sulivan's logging camp near Antigo, Wisconsin.

Date: 1864 

Description: This map of the area of the First Battle of Bull Run shows military positions and troop movements as well as the names of landowners, vegetation and land u...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Couple on front porch, man in hat, woman in bonnet, with chair on porch and grain of door noticeable; box underneath porch; brick foundation behind porch s...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: A view of the town of Lodi as viewed from the hill north of the cemetery.

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