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Photograph

Jonathan Wheelock

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Jonathan Wheelock. He was born in Barnard, Windsor County, Vermont, on July 11, 1790. Wheelock arrived in Green Bay on June...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Martin H. Meyer's birthplace. Reproduced from a lead pencil sketch made in 1870.

Photograph

Asa Gray, Botanist

Date: 1864 

Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of Asa Gray (1810-1888), American botanist. His most popular botanical publication, "Gray's Manual", remains a standar...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: The Edwin and Angeline Coe Hillyer family is grouped at the corner of a large Greek Revival house with ornamental railing work on its porch roof. A man is...

Date: 1895 

Description: Cover of a German language advertising catalog for the Johnston Harvester Company. The cover features a color chromolithograph illustration of a farmer ope...

Map or Atlas

Wisconsin Map

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A map of Wisconsin, eastern Wisconsin and Iowa, northern Illinois, and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The counties, cities and villages, and rail lines...

Date: 1896 

Description: A view of Nekoosa-Edwards Paper Company mills. Established about 1896 by John Edwards.

Date: 1860 after

Description: View of Washington, D.C. with gallows in foreground. Ten empty nooses hang from the gallows. Capitol buildings are in the background with Union flag. Capti...

Photograph

Levi P. Drake

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Levi P. Drake. He was born in Herkimer County, New York on September 17, 1812, and emigrated to Wisconsin on May 25, 1826.

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: A family is in a yard around a table. Behind them is a large brick house with four chimneys, railings on its front porch and latticework enclosing the side...

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Madison City Hall at the corner of Mifflin Street and Wisconsin Avenue, as viewed through the trees of the Capitol Park. The three-story tal...

Drawing

John Muir Clock

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Muir's illustration of a means to record time by use of a star. He titled the drawing "The star hand rising and setting with the sun all the year".

Photograph

Alfred P. Edgerton

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Formal portrait of Alfred P. Edgerton seated at a small table.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Two women and a man posed in the garden path of an L-shaped Greek Revival frame house. The front and back doors are open, revealing a breezeway straight th...

Date: 1897 

Description: The photographer's son Cary waves an American flag in front of their home in Montello, now 131 East Montello Street.

Photograph

Inch School

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Students and teachers pose in front of Inch School.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A group of locally important Potawatomi Indians, apparently photographed in a government or law office at Escanaba, Michigan. Left to right standing are F...

Date: 1868 

Description: Page from an advertising brochure featuring "McCormick's Prize Self-Raker, . . . the only perfect reaper in lodged grain." Features an engraved illustratio...

Date: 1892 

Description: First page of calendar for January and February, 1892. Features an illustration of a woman sitting on a stone wall watching a man using a Buckeye mower in...

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: Portrait of Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884) with his wife Nettie Fowler McCormick (1835-1923). McCormick was a Chicago industrialist and inventor in 1831...

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