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Drawing

Graph Invention

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A sketch of a graph-making invention.

Date: 1877 

Description: Bird's-eye panorama of Alma, from "An Illustrated Historical Atlas of Buffalo and Pepin Counties."

Date: 1891 ca.

Description: This map shows vacant Southwick & Sellers lands, settlers' houses, Goodland Co. land, schools, churches, saw mills, roads, and railroads. A key in the uppe...

Date: 1856 

Description: "Three views in a short space show the peaceful appearance of what is now a busy paper mills center....The third, another rural river scene, whose composit...

Date: 1852-10 

Description: Landscape view of the river looking downstream from Fort Snelling, Minnesota Territory. An expanse of placid river water fills the center of the drawing an...

Print

Secession

Date: 1860 after

Description: A knight mounted on a horse is wearing the Union shield as he battles a dragon with a sword. The dragon has the word "SECESSION" on its side. Black ink on...

Photograph

Sacking the Rapids

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Log driving crew maneuvering logs through rapids below a dam, probably on the Wisconsin River.

Date: 1876 

Description: Stereograph. This view from East Washington Avenue shows photographer Andrew Dahl on his horse "Curnel" in front of the Wisconsin State Capitol. Dahl had j...

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: View across water towards the Tonyawatha Spring Hotel on Lake Monona. The hotel, on the east shore of the lake, is located in Blooming Grove Township, just...

Date: 1880 

Description: Exterior view of J.N. Hegeman & Company Drugstore. Pictured from right are proprietor J.N. Hegeman (with cane), Joseph B. Glenny, and three associates. The...

Date: 1849-04-19 

Description: Poster offering $600 reward for the return of three runaway slaves in Calvert County, Maryland. The three slaves are Henry Morsell, Jim Parker, and Bill Hu...

Date: 1893 

Description: Flyer describing field trial victories by the McCormick binder. Features a small illustration of a farmer using the horse-drawn machine followed by testim...

Date: 1828 ca.

Description: Increase Lapham's drawings of Unio plicatus and Unio radiatum (?) from the Scioto River, Cypraea tigris (Tiger cowry), and an Atlantic...

Date: 1852 

Description: Hand-colored maps and a series of geological cross sections of the Mississippi River between the Falls of St. Anthony and the mouth of the Wisconsin River...

Date: 1873 

Description: View of a farm house, with fences around it, a cowboy on horseback overseeing cattle, and a horse-drawn carriage on the street in front of the estate. Re...

Date: 1896 

Description: An outdoor portrait of two men with a tandem bicycle. The men stand in a yard near a front walk leading up to a porch. In back of the men is the side of a...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Fort Union, on the Missouri River in Montana.

Photograph

Young Girl Reading

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A young girl, Dorothy Hubbard, sits on a hardwood floor surrounded by pillows and reads a book. Next to the girl a large house plant grows in a pot, and a...

Photograph

Thomas B. Jeffery

Date: 1897 

Description: Thomas B. Jeffery, founder of the Thomas B. Jeffery Company of Kenosha in 1902. Before that Jeffery produced several experimental automobiles, including th...

Photograph

Elsa Seipp

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A seated, full-length portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Elsa Seipp, daughter of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp. She is wearing a floor length gown wi...

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