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Date: 1873 ca.

Description: A boy and three men are in a field in the foreground with a manual rake reaper and other harvesting tools. Various farmstead buildings, a fence and Lombar...

Date: 1865-01-30 

Description: John E. Davie's commission as 2nd lieutenant in the 21st Wisconsin Infantry, Company K.

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Elevated view over rooftops looking towards Lake Michigan shoreline. Seaman's Furniture and Rooms building is surrounded by other commercial buildings. The...

Photograph

Barn Raising

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A large group of men pose on the wooden framework of a barn that they are building.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A farmer operates a horse-drawn mower as it makes its way down a dirt road between split-rail fences towards a barn.

Print

Ever Thine

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with flowers and gold and white flourishes. Text at bottom reads "Ever Thine". It has been mounted to a piece of paper and a silhouett...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a young Ho-Chunk man posed sitting in a chair near a prop fence, wearing a suit jacket, hat, and bandolee...

Date: 1851 after

Description: A view of the chapel. Made of brick, the arched windows and flying buttresses lend the building a Gothic Revival look. All windows that are visible are sta...

Date: 1893-12-14 

Description: The first page of an essay entitled: "The Significance of the Frontier in American History."

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A farmer harvests grain using a McCormick grain binder pulled by two horses in a field. The platform of the binder holds a sheaf of grain along with unboun...

Print

School House

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Promotional card advertising the school house in Rib Lake. The caption reads, "SCHOOL HOUSE, RIB LAKE, TAYLOR COUNTY, WIS. -In all the towns of Price and T...

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Color lithograph poster. Top caption "Hoyt's 'A Black Sheep'/Hoyt & McKee, Proprietors." Image shows women trying to keep Buffalo Bill-type cowboy from tak...

Date: 1865 

Description: A general map of eastern Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, southern Pennsylvania, and northern North Carolina.

Photograph

Village of Glidden

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: View of buildings in an industrial area with forests in the background.

Photograph

Mrs. Harry Adams

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Portrait of Mrs. Harry Adams seated in a residential interior. She is holding a flower in her lap.

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the first high school.

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: View from the cupola of the old Jefferson School. The large building in the upper left is the Hyatt House, which burned in 1867.

Date: 1891-09-20 ca.

Description: Political cartoon from the Washington Post. It refers to the role of Jeremiah M. Rusk, the Secretary of Agriculture from Wisconsin, in negotiating i...

Date: 1866 

Description: Trees stripped of bark. There is a fence on the right. In the far background is a building, perhaps a house, on a hill. Plate 19

Date: 1864 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Sir William Jackson Hooker (1785-1865), English botanist. Preceded his son, Joseph Dalton Hooker, as director of Kew Gardens....

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