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Photograph

Elsa Seipp Madlener

Date: 1898-01-04 

Description: Waist-up standing portrait of Elsa Seipp Madlener on her wedding day. She is wearing a long sleeved dress with a high collar, lace bodice and a lace veil w...

Date: 1849-05 ca.

Description: A farm in Missouri with one wagon visible. Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the...

Date: 1881 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Peshtigo.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Herman Amberg Preus, his wife Caroline Keyser Preus and their visitors are seated in a large semicircle with baby in carriage in center; frame house with c...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: The Mazomanie School, later the high school. A large group of students and teachers stand in front of the two-story brick building with octagonal cupola a...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: The third (second in Madison), Wisconsin State Capitol that stood from 1857-1913, from a stereograph original.

Photograph

Brick Paving

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Paving Watertown's main street with bricks, with almost as many men who are watching as construction workers.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Side view of two men using a McCormick twine self-binding harvester lead by three horses. The original photograph caption reads, "This machine represents t...

Photograph

Savanah, GA No. 2

Date: 1866 

Description: Elevated view over storefronts and the river. Plate 50

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: 40 H.P. experimental tractor. Original caption reads, "40 H.P., Built in 1896."

Date: 1866 

Description: Trees with Spanish moss along the Savannah River. Plate 47

Date: 1886 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee from Bay View.

Book or Pamphlet

"The Soldier Bird"

Date: 1865 

Description: Title page of "The Soldier Bird!" — History of "Old Abe" the live war eagle.

Date: 1862 

Description: This map of the southeastern United States shows cities and towns, rail lines, and geographic features such as rivers, mountains, lakes, and swamps.

Photograph

Daniel Wells

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Daniel L. Wells.

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: A view of the interior of the Wisconsin State Capitol dome, from the series "The Beauties of Madison and Surroundings."

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of three men standing, one of whom is a little person, standing in front of a painted backdrop. All are wearing hats and the man on the lef...

Date: 1891 

Description: Back cover illustration of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Shows children and adults, some of them circus performers, inside a large tent...

Photograph

Main Hall

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Exterior of front entrance of Main Hall (now Bascom Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The Flom Hotel or American House, located at 323 East Main Street at the corner of South Hancock Street, existed from 1865 to 1925. Attached to the buildin...

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