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Description: A view of the two-story Girard, Pennsylvania home of Dan Rice (1/23/1823 2/22/1900), entertainer and circus performer widely regarded as "America's most...
Date: 1882 after
Description: Teachers and students pose in front of the public school.
Description: Portrait of Gegwejiwebinung or Gaygwachewaybinanung (Trying To Throw) or Gayshiqonnayyash (Swift Feather), Called Red Blanket,with Headdress and Bear Claw...
Description: This map of Wisconsin depicts the township survey grid and identifies counties, named towns, cities and villages, rivers, lakes, railroads, and the Chippew...
Date: 1863 ca.
Description: A diagram of a table saw, designed and drawn by John Muir.
Description: Bird's-eye view of Jefferson.
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: An interior view of a sitting room in the H. Schildhauer residence at 13 North Webster Street. Several paintings hang on the wall behind a wicker rocking c...
Date: 1892 ca.
Description: Shows pipes of various sizes, hydrants with hydrant pressure, valves, wells, and projected lines. Differs from earlier versions by inclusion of Wingra Park...
Date: 1874 ca.
Description: A family is gathered around table for coffee with a frame house behind that has a sewing machine on its porch, and a lightning rod on the roof. A framed pi...
Date: 1873 ca.
Description: Tintype portrait of Nettie Fowler McCormick (1835-1923), with her four children: Mary Virginia McCormick (seated at left, 1861-1941), Cyrus Hall McCormick,...
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: External view of the State Bank, the first bank in Madison. A group of men are posed along the sidewalk in front.
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: Side porte-cochere of a residence.
Date: 1898-10-19 before
Description: Front cover, first illustration, and menu page for the "National Peace Jubilee Banquet tendered to The President of the United States and distinguished gue...
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: The home of I.G. Merrill on the corner of Ann Street (now called Sheridan Road) and Prairie Avenue.
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: 1874 after
Description: This map shows townships and sections, post offices, roads, and railroads. The left margin reads: "For sale at Cushing Land Agency, St. Croix Falls, Wis. 4...
Description: Mendota State Hospital office. Charles Carter, steward, seated at his desk. Across from him is George B. Merrick, Asst. Steward. Below the desk is a dog,...
Date: 1870 after
Description: A view of two sides of the Lincoln School, partially obscured by trees. The roof line features dormers and two towers.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: A photographic copy of a ca. 1824 head and shoulders oil painting of Thomas Mears (1775-1832). A caption accompanying the photograph notes that Mears was...
Description: Civil War Union Army recruitment poster.
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