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Description: Reverse side of a letter written and sent by Robert E. Lee from Washington College in Lexington, Kentucky to Cyrus McCormick. Lee acted as president of Was...
Date: 1899 ca.
Description: A farmer wearing a bowler or derby hat operates a horse-drawn McCormick grain binder in a field. The farmer is holding a switch. A cornfield and several ho...
Date: 1894 ca.
Description: Elevated view of three women and a young girl standing at the edge of a small cliff on the shores of Lake Mendota. Various shrubs and small trees grow on t...
Date: 1866 ca.
Description: Tzi-Kal-Tza, Nez Perce, seated with a rifle across his lap.
The original photo is attributed to the William Henry Jackson collection (PH 252 (3)), in th...
Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of John W. Taylor, British genealogist. Handwritten inscription on bottom reads, "John W. Taylor, Leeds - England, 1869....
Description: Camp home, residence of Dan L. Camp, writer and historian.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Advertising card produced by William Deering and Company, manufacturers of agricultural machinery. Features a color illustration of dogs fighting over a tu...
Date: 1871 ca.
Description: Outdoor family portrait with most of the girls dressed in the same fabric with vertical stripes. They are posed before a brick house.
Description: First page of a document handwritten by Thomas Marshall.
Date: 1828 ca.
Description: This plat map is pen-and-ink and shows landowners, the Mississippi River, the Marais de St. Friole, Fort Crawford, the town commons, and the Village of St....
Description: Everetta Bass bending over and holding a basket on a hill by the mill pond (Montello Lake). The far shoreline of the lake is in the background.
Description: Columbian Exposition; Administration Building in Jackson Park, viewed from 64th Street; foreground: a crowd of men gathered near Pass Gate.
Date: 1861 ca.
Description: Tintype portrait of Thomas H. Brown of Shullsburg, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is seated in uniform and holds an alto horn. T...
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of John Catlin. He was born in Orwell, Vermont in 1803, and settled at Mineral Point, Wisconsin, in May of 1836. Catlin moved...
Description: Front of advertising card featuring a color illustration of two men, each using a team of horses in a field to pull harvesting machines.
Date: 1872 ca.
Description: Six children stand in front of a wooden fence that has posts and picket fence gate. A cat sits on the walk behind them and their mother sits on the porch w...
Date: 1887 ca.
Description: A list of nine reasons to use co-operative-made goods, entitled "Reasons Why You Should Use Co-operative-Made Goods in Preference To All Others". This was...
Description: Residential street, North Broadway at Cass Street.
Description: Sanborn-Perris fire insurance map for city of Menasha.
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: Seated carte-de-visite portrait of Maria A. Morrison, born Maria Amelia Hickox in 1800, the wife of Wisconsin pioneer James Morrison. With her husband, Mr...
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