Date: 1850 ca.

Description: View of Milwaukee.

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: Letter on stationery featuring an engraving of an exterior view of the Milwaukee House showing horse-drawn vehicles and people standing on the sidewalk in...

Date: 1889 

Description: Front cover of catalog for "Plows and Plow Making as shown by the Oliver Chilled Plow Works."


Luther College

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: A view of the south and west sides of Luther College. Built in 1865, the south wing was added later. The building burned May 19, 1889 and re-opened Octobe...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Prairie du Chien (vicinity) about 1895-1900. Shell buyers with their launches and barges docked at shoreline. Freshwater clam shells were used in the pearl...

Date: 1871 

Description: Front and back cover of catalog. Front features an illustration of 6 hands, each labeled from A-F. The back has an illustration of the "Flying Dutchman" tr...

Date: 1825 

Description: Portion of a map showing a survey of Lake Superior including the River St. Louis.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View across water of a tugboat pulling a sailboat towards Milwaukee on Lake Michigan.


Third Ward School

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Third ward school, with students in front.

Date: 1883 

Description: Outside of 6-panel brochure featuring three color illustrations of men using the rear cut mower, light reaper and platform twine binder.

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Stereograph from the Panorama of the Battle of Missionary Ridge, Dent and Waters' Mississippi Battery, painted in 1885. It was painted by Eugen Bracht's Be...


Edward A. Bass

Date: 1882 ca.

Description: Head and shoulders studio portrait of Edward A. Bass wearing a shirt with winged collar and a necktie.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with three layers. The bottom layer is a pink and white card with embossed floral designs. The middle layer (not visible) is a country...

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: 1894 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of young man sitting holding a hat in front of a painted backdrop.

Date: 1894-05-12 

Description: Steamboat Clifton pushing barges in the Ohio River.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the building at the corner of N. 12th St. and W. St. Paul Avenue that housed Badger State Shoe Co. and Saveland Manufacturing Co. Two hors...

Date: 1898-07-10 

Description: Syl sits outside on a porch with three other well-dressed family members of varying ages, each representing a generation in the family. Carl Schmidt is the...

Date: 1866 

Description: Two log buildings are in the foreground. A bridge spans a river in the middle distance, and the city of Chattanooga is on the far side at the base of a mou...

Map or Atlas

A New Map of Kentucky

Date: 1847 

Description: A color map of Kentucky with insets showing Lexington, the Falls of Ohio, and the Ohio River.

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