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Date: 1880 

Description: This 1880 map of Clark County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, railroads, roads, rivers and lakes, dams...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Funeral wreath of Caroline Keyser Preus, the wife of Lutheran minister Herman Amberg Preus.

Date: 1879 

Description: Portrait of Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884). McCormick was a Chicago industrialist and inventor in 1831 of the first commercially successful reaper, a hor...

Photograph

Barn Raising

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Group of barn raising participants posed in front of the structure in progress.

Photograph

Vegetable Farmer

Date: 1895 

Description: A farmer stands in his vegetable field.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Elevated exterior view of buildings and grounds of the Wisconsin State Prison. Prisoners are in formation.

Photograph

Father and Children

Date: 1894-06-07 

Description: A man poses with his four children, who are lined up next to him from the tallest to the smallest, in front of a log shanty. The building is near the mouth...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: The "Clyde" after being converted to a sternwheel rafter, pushing a tow with a locomotive on board.

Drawing

John Muir Clock

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Watercolor illustration of a clock.

Photograph

Ada Bass

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Ada Bass, wife of the photographer, standing in a room showing her long hair extending down her back.

Date: 1882 

Description: Back of advertising card for the enclosed-gear mower. Included is a list of its features with the heading: "It has excellent features which are peculiar to...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: A depiction of Akra in Jerusalem on the day of Jesus' crucifixion. A busy landscape of people, animals, and shelters.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Luther College in Decorah, Iowa, with a crowd of students in front. Identified in Dahl's 1877 "Catalogue of Stereoscopic Views."

Photograph

Hampton Institute

Date: 1878 after

Description: A view of the Native American male dormitory, called "Wigwam." The structure has three floors, each with a balcony. A smaller building sits next to it o...

Date: 1850 

Description: Kakabeka Falls, with men in the foreground facing the falls.

Photograph

Fort Crawford

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Fort Crawford Hospital.

Date: 1897 

Description: Men ice skating on Lake Monona, with two young boys. Other skaters are behind them, and the far shoreline is in the background.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Auditorium at the State School for the Deaf; the stage is dressed with a 'nature' backdrop.

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: The main street of Mt. Horeb, Wisconsin.

Date: 1883 ca.

Description: Advertising lithograph depicting the first public demonstration of a mechanical reaper by Cyrus Hall McCormick at Steeles Tavern, Virginia, in 1831. The sc...

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