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Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of a group of men standing knee deep in water using handspikes probably in an attempt to dislodge the logging rafts from a sandbar or from the...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: A family stands in the yard, on the porch, and on the porch roof of an impressive house with elegant scrollwork on its porch posts and roof. A bird cage h...

Date: 1862-08-29 

Description: A letter written by President Abraham Lincoln to Major General McClellan, written at the time of the Second Battle of Bull Run at Manassas, VA.

Date: 1886-08-07 before

Description: Menu from the midsummer dinner of the Thirteen Club, with the seal of the club on the front cover: the legend, "Morituri te salutamus" ("We who are about t...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: A family of seven stands in yard of an upright and wing house with a porch nearly completely walled-in by latticework.

Date: 1898 

Description: Louis and Henry Harder and Mr. and Mrs. Schildhauer pose by a tree with their bicycles parked nearby. They were probably resting during a bicycle ride on M...

Photograph

Schuetzen Park Pier

Date: 1894-08 

Description: View from shoreline of two people standing on Schuetzan Park pier. A sailboat is docked at the end of the pier and there is a steamboat on the water.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Three boys doing gymnastics in field with other people behind, two people in wagon and a cow near with haystacks and ladder in back.

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: An interior view of the so-called Pierce house, at 424 North Pinckney Street, on the corner of Gilman Street.

Photograph

Hotel Hutchinson

Date: 1899 after

Description: View of Hotel Hutchinson, situated at the corner of two streets. The entrance stands beneath a bell tower and a group of boys, some with bicycles, stands...

Print

John Hartman

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Two men and two women pose outside the home of John Hartman. The caption reads, "This view, taken from the garden, shows the home of John Hartman, near Phi...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1845 

Description: This map hows lot and block numbers, local streets, railroads, some landowners’ names, Milwaukee River, Menomonee River, and part of Lake Michigan. The map...

Date: 1867 

Description: Directions for putting together and operating McCormick's Reaping and Mowing Machine. Features labeled drawings of the machine set up as a reaper and as a...

Date: 1868 

Description: This map shows land ownership by name, lots, roads, railroads, and part of the Fox River. The map includes an explanation and table of witnesses to the cor...

Print

Ferry Street

Date: 1856 

Description: View from bridge on river. Storefronts and homes line the road that stretches to the horizon.

Date: 1858 

Description: This 1858 map of Racine County, Wisconsin, shows land ownership and acreages, the township and range grid, towns, cities and villages, roads, railroads, sc...

Photograph

Wisconsin Avenue

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph view over Wisconsin Avenue looking northwest.

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View down Main Street, looking south from Third Street. Pedestrians gather near parked streetcars, horse-drawn carriages, and storefronts. Signs read, "P...

Date: 1876 

Description: Drawing of a ship being loaded by Elmore & Kelly's Elevator on Fort Howard River looking north. A town and a train are in the background.

Photograph

Ingram Block

Date: 1896 

Description: Corner view of the Ingram block, which contained the public library.

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