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Date: 1899 before
Description: Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha train cars loading onto car ferry Pere Marquette.
Date: 1878 ca.
Description: A family is seated around a table in their yard, with two of the women dressed in white. Behind them is a substantial two-story bracket style frame house w...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Studio portrait of a young Anita McCormick Blaine (1866-1954) seated in a chair holding a doll. She is wearing a dress and her feet are resting on pillows...
Description: Stereoview through a Ferris wheel at the Chicago World's Fair. The sensation of the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago was the Ferris wheel, the...
Date: 1860 after
Description: A soldier rides a horse with a military camp in the background. Caption below reads, "CAMP WASHBURN, MILWAUKEE - - WIS." Blue ink on beige envelope, image...
Date: 1888-12-15 before
Description: Front and inside front covers of a menu with a three-dimensional violin, a stringed bow, a sprig of cloth holly leaves and three berries, and a blue ribbon...
Description: Clinton Bridge which crossed the Mississippi River at Clinton, Iowa.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: View of a house in a residential area, obscured by trees. "The house was built in 1835 by Ellis and was last occupied by the Misses Bessie and Barbara Hage...
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: Dining hall at the State Public School, with numerous tables and place settings.
Date: 1889 ca.
Description: Stereograph from the Panorama of the Battle of Missionary Ridge, Confederate "Star Fort," General Sheridan in Foreground, painted in 1885. It was painted b...
Description: Drawing of a girl sitting on a barrel as a man dumps apples into a press to make cider. Two men manually operate the press at the left.
Description: Embroidered sampler bearing the stitched signature, "El Fisher April 24 1820." Elizabeth Fisher was the half-sister of Jane Fisher Rolette Dousman.
Date: 1894 ca.
Description: Mrs. Annie Schildhauer sitting indoors reading a book.
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Fire insurance map of the McCormick Reaper Works, a factory of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company.
Description: Union army officers. From left, General U.S. Grant, General Rawlins, General Webster, Colonel Lagow, and Colonel Killyer take a break.
Description: Receipt for trees and shrubs purchased from Commercial Nurseries of Council Bluffs, Iowa, by Nina Dousman for gardens at Villa Louis.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Full-length studio portrait of a Ho-Chunk man posed standing and a Ho-Chunk woman posed sitting in front of a painted backdrop and a tree stump. They are i...
Description: Interior of the Knapp, Stout & Co. lumber mill office with posed members of the staff. On the desk in the center of the room is a device with an earpiece h...
Description: Stereograph from the Chicago Panorama of the Battle of Gettysburg Representing Pickett's Charge at 4 P.M., July 3rd, 1863: Stannard's Vermont Brigade Attac...
Description: Monongahela River view of a dam at Lock #2.
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