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Date: 1854 ca.

Description: This map shows portions of present-day Iron and Vilas counties north of the Manitowish River as part of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The Wisconsin coun...

Map or Atlas

Wisconsin City

Date: 1836 ca.

Description: This is a cadastral map and shows proposed lot and block numbers for a paper city on the banks of the Rock River. Also shown are two public squares and som...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: An interior view of the Eugene Eigheny home at 241 Langdon Street. Decorative glass with painted birds is visible in the fireplace opening. There is a larg...

Date: 1825-08-19 

Description: Third page of the Treaty between the United States and the Chippewa, Sauk, Fox, Menominee, Iowa, Sioux, Winnebago and a portion of the Ottawa, Chippewa, an...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A man operates a McCormick grain binder pulled by two horses. The original caption reads, "This machine represents the modern harvester by which grain is a...

Date: 1887 

Description: This map shows block numbers, roads, railroads, wards, and selected buildings. The map includes a "Milwaukee city street guide" and index to public buildin...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: View across Capitol Park lawn towards the corner of West Main and South Carroll Streets with businesses and horse-drawn wagons. The building at the corner...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Shows what is currently Lincoln County and portions of Vilas, Oneida, Iron, and Langlade counties. Includes manuscript annotations of marked land tracts.

Date: 1855 

Description: This map shows the locations of ancient works in the state of Wisconsin. Lake Superior and Michigan are labeled. Counties, towns, and rivers are also label...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior of building, with arched main entrance. The road in front is crowded with pedestrians, trolleys, and horse-drawn vehicles. On the left is a boat...

Photograph

Bicycle Racers

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Three men (Charles Crane, unidentified man, and Stuart Harbridge) in racing gear on a triplet tandem bike in front of racer Al Bauman on the Racine Athleti...

Date: 1863-12-05 

Description: Engraving of the dedication ceremony for the Soldiers' National Cemetery, November 19,1863, that appeared in "Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper." It was...

Date: 1851 ca.

Description: Advertising handbill for reapers designed by A.J. Cook and manufactured by Hatch and Whitely of Springfield in Clark County, Ohio.

Date: 1899-02-15 

Description: Detail of the 1899 Assembly Chamber photograph, showing a row of legislators at their desks. Until well into the 20th century, individual legislators had n...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of two women from Japan in "native" costume, posing near a Singer sewing machine.

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Elevated view of nine rafters wintering at Reed's Landing. At left is Hiram Price, with L.W. Crane beside her. Third is Annie Girdon w...

Photograph

William H. Metcalf

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Waist-up studio portrait of William Metcalf seated sideways in a chair.

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...

Date: 1860-10-06 

Description: Minutes from a meeting of the Farmers Home League of Monroe, Wisconsin. The page contains a partial list of settled claims against the League and the amoun...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Lithographed advertising poster showing a McCormick grain binder at the Civil War battle of Gettysburg. The poster was based on a cyclorama by French artis...

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