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Date: 1869 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for Champion reaping and mowing machines manufactured by the Champion Machine Company. The cover features a color illustra...

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.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: View of church interior looking up the aisle towards an altar decorated with garlands, possibly for a wedding. A young man stands at the altar. Twin stov...

Photograph

First Attempt

Date: 1887 

Description: Scrapbook page containing a cyanotype and albumen print of a picket fence and the caption: "First Attempt;" 1887, What's the Matter? "Light struck."

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Pauline pottery building. Standing in front are the potters who work there.

Date: 1883 

Description: Flyer describing McCormick harvester field trial victories. The headline reads, "The Ball Just Opened! The Dance Begun!"

Date: 1899-06-12 ca.

Description: Elevated view over water of the damage created by a tornado. A river, with debris visibly floating in it, runs through the town. Groups of people are walki...

Book or Pamphlet

Buckeye Calendar — June

Date: 1893 

Description: Calendar with the month of June, 1893. Features an illustration of a Buckeye Frameless Binder in a field. A man stands with a team of horses in the foregro...

Date: 1871 

Description: Wood engraving of pioneer men, one of whom is playing a violin, surrounded by covered wagons.

Map or Atlas

Cedarburg, Wisconsin

Date: 1882 

Description: This map of Cedarburg is a bird's-eye map with an inset of Cedarburg Brewery. Relief is shown pictorially and the map includes an index to buildings.

Date: 1894-07 

Description: Titled "A Ponca Indian Squaw dance". The participants hold up flags.

Date: 1889 

Description: Color lithograph poster. The banner at top reads "Hoyt's A Midnight Bell," below which is the tag "Laughter Every Minute." The image shows an white-haired...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Valentine card with a girl framed with a metallic gold harp decorated with ribbons, hearts and flowers. She is wearing a white dress and has flowers in her...

Date: 1860 after

Description: The word "UNION" with a bow underneath. The letters of "UNION" are blue with white stars on top and red stripes on the bottom. The first "N" is backwards....

Photograph

Cassius Fairchild

Date: 1859 

Description: Portrait of Cassius Fairchild of Madison, the eldest son of Jairus Fairchild, about 1859. At this time he assumed responsibility for a large part of the f...

Photograph

N.M. Juneau

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of N.M. Juneau. He was born in Green Bay on November 14, 1821, and resided in Theresa, Dodge County.

Photograph

Abraham Lincoln

Date: 1864-02-09 

Description: Formal portrait of Abraham Lincoln, seated.

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: A page of Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper detailing the sinking of the sidewheel passenger, Lady Elgin, in 1860. One sketch is of Edward...

Photograph

Mrs. Gorham

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Ferrotype/tintype of a quarter-length portrait of Mrs. Gorham. She is wearing a dark dress with a white collar, drop earrings, and a collar pin. Hand-color...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card of three die cut pieces. On top is a little girl inside of orchid leaves and blossoms. She is wearing a long white dress and a headban...

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