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Date: 1886 

Description: Original pen and ink drawing of an illustration used in a McCormick Company advertising catalog. Includes illustrations of a horse-drawn hay rake and a hay...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: These hand-colored maps show the sections, lakes, swamps, streams, and state, vacant, entered, and withdrawn lands in ten survey townships in Oneida, Vilas...

Photograph

Lone Rock

Date: 1897 

Description: A view of Lone Rock from below, with a canoe on the left-hand side of the image.

Date: 1882 

Description: A handbill produced by B.F. Cheatham describes the results of a binder trial which took place in Bellemeade, Tennessee.

Date: 1865 

Description: "The Southern Prisons of U.S. Officers: Scenes from life as a prisoner of war, with explanations--sketched by Lieut. & Top Eng'r O.R. Dahl, 15th Wisconsin...

Date: 1899-05 

Description: A student studies in his dorm room.

Date: 1832-06-23 

Description: Document written by Ebenezer Brigham listing events at Fort Blue Mounds.

Book or Pamphlet

Buckeye Catalog Cover

Date: 1897 

Description: Catalog cover featuring an illustration of a man fixing a bicycle while a woman and two children look on. The woman's outfit sports "leg o' mutton" (or gig...

Photograph

Lucius Fairchild

Date: 1862 before

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Lucius Fairchild in his uniform as lieutenant colonel of the 2nd Wisconsin Infantry by the Brady studio.

Photograph

Cole-Burrows House

Date: 1878 

Description: The Cole-Burrows house at 406 North Pinckney Street, built by Judge Orsamis Cole. He lived in it for several years before selling it to George B. Burrows.

Photograph

Neely Gray

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Neely Gray. He was born in Brook County, Virginia, on February 25, 1810, and came to Wisconsin on April 4, 1835.

Photograph

Lumber Camp Group

Date: 1881 ca.

Description: Archie Young and crew at Yellow River camp.

Date: 1898 

Description: Farmers with their loads waiting to ship on train number 40 at Colfax, Wisconsin. "An everyday occurrence at 3:50 pm during September and October."

Book or Pamphlet

D.M. Osborne Catalog Cover

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for Osborne agricultural machinery showing a woman and two young girls mixing ingredients for a recipe from an Osborne cata...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A cartoon of General Scott helping Jefferson Davis try on a shoe. Scott says, "Well, does that Union Shoe fit you?" And Davis replies, "Mr. Scott, this Uni...

Print

"Salve" Menu

Date: 1895-06-08 before

Description: One-page card menu, possibly from the restaurant in the Hotel Pfister. At the top left is an embossed crest with the Latin greeting "Salve" ("Welcome") sur...

Photograph

Bascom Hill

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A wintery view of Bascom Hill and surrounding neighborhoods.

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Virginia City was the first capitol of Montana. A group of men stand near a building reading "L.H. Hershe(obscured) & Co.," which appears to be a bank and...

Date: 1878 

Description: Directions for attaching the McCormick Self-Binder to a harvester. Features an illustration of an early wire binder.

Date: 1893-04 

Description: Captain Abe McDougall's whaleback boat, docked at the American Steel Barge Company.

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