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Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Group portrait of a large group of men, women and children, at a lake shore, possibly Maple Bluff on Lake Mendota near Madison. The Norwegian flag suggests...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: A female photographer takes a self-portrait in a mirror. The left and bottom frame of the mirror are in the foreground. Her camera is an Eastman Kodak Comp...

Postcard

Fort Crawford

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: A view of Fort Crawford (1829-1835).

Date: 1883 

Description: Handbill advertising an upcoming field trial of the Osborne twine binder in Salisbury, Mo. Includes the text "To all whom it may concern and especially to...

Date: 1862-03-13 

Description: View down railroad tracks of the gunboat "Cinncinati" guarding Union approaches to Cairo on the Ohio River.

Date: 1873 after

Description: Slightly elevated view of a large, multi-generational Norwegian family and friends gathered for a picnic celebration. In the foreground are picnic baskets...

Date: 1873 

Description: This map is pen-and-ink on cloth and shows lot numbers, block letters, streets, West Wis. Railway, Hudson City Mills, and Lake St. Croix. Also included are...

Date: 1897 

Description: Sioux give away horses at the Rosebud Agency. A large group of people are watching from a shelter on the left covered with branches.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the residence of Chauncey Hall.

Photograph

Catherine Orb Seipp

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Full-length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Catherine Orb Seipp (1846-1920), wife of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp. She is standing and wea...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: View from across the road of a picket fence, a garden with an arched trellis and a couple on the porch of a frame house. The house has wood trim on the por...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A man is driving a horse-drawn mower down a path on the grounds of a large estate. There is an electric street lamp along the path, and many buildings in t...

Book or Pamphlet

D.M. Osborne Catalog Cover

Date: 1872 

Description: Front cover of catalog with the title: "The Kirby Mower and Reaper." The "K" and "Y" letters of Kirby are drawn as shocks of wheat, and the "IRB" letters a...

Photograph

Log Jam on River

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Log jam on a high-water river, probably the Ice Gorge of 1876.

Date: 1898 

Description: Flags and posters are displayed over King Street for the fifty year celebration. One banner reads: "1848 Wisconsin 1898." Pedestrians are on the streets an...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Reaper, grain binder and mower in a yard outside the McCormick Reaper Works.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: "Rev. J.A. Ottesen, family and family group on the veranda" from Dahl's 1877 "Catalogue of Stereoscopic Views." First row left to right: Mrs. Ottesen, Fro...

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A sketch of mechanical parts for an invention.

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: A Sioux Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Prairie du Chien. He holds a pipe.

Magazine or Periodical

The Old Oaken Bucket

Date: 1849 

Description: Masthead of Racine, Wisconsin temperance publication The Old Oaken Bucket and Sons of Temperance Organ. The masthead features a bucolic scene at the...

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