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Date: 1874 

Description: Illustration of a man operating a McCormick mower pulled by a team horses, under the headline "To-Hjulet Mower."

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of the young Andreas Larsen Dahl taken in Christiania (now Oslo), Norway, before he immigrated to the United States in 1869. Dahl was born...


High School

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: The first high school erected in Palmyra, built about 1860.

Date: 1851 

Description: Map exhaustively marks the townships, County Towns and villages of Wisconsin. It also shows rivers, canals, railroads, and plank roads. Each county's popul...

Date: 1864-12-15 ca.

Description: A notification of the President's thanks and certificate of honorable service to the 160th Regiment of Ohio Volunteers. Document is signed by President Lin...


Doty Home

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Doty home with trees in the yard.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: View of the Methodist Church and parsonage, with Reverend Elvardo Cyrus Potter standing outside with his daughter, Grace.

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: Illustration of an early design for the 3rd Wisconsin State Capitol, the second in Madison.

Date: 1882 

Description: This map is ink on cardboard and shows the location of military forts over the course of years. Also shown are points of interest, streets, the Mississippi...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a Ho-Chunk woman posed standing on the left wearing rings and file bracelets, and wrapped in a plaid shaw...

Date: 1888-10-01 ca.

Description: A certificate from the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States announcing that (Chaplin) J.W. Oakley became a Companion of the first Class...

Date: 1898-07-23 

Description: Syl stands in front of a pavilion with a well or water pump in a park. A group of adults dressed fashionably stand in the pavilion while drinking water fro...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Thought to be the first soldier's monuments erected in the United States.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Studio portrait, carte-de-visite, of Judith Kilburn, later wife of Moses Farnum.

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Wisconsin National Guardsmen standing in two rows for inspection. There are trees and bluffs in the background.

Date: 1897 

Description: Finnish language catalog, featuring an illustration of an enlarged three leafed clover which is surrounded by clover flowers, wheat and a dragonfly. Small...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: People seated in a small steamboat tied at a pier on a lake. A flag flies from the bow and there is a two-story frame house on the shore. This photograph m...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Illustration showing the sites of International expositions at which McCormick machines won awards between 1851 and 1893. Includes the text: "McCormick won...


Edgewood Villa Fire

Date: 1893 

Description: Group of people standing near two buildings which burned in 1893. In the center background is Edgewood Villa, a home purchased by Governor C.C. (Cadwallade...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View across street towards the buildings on South Pinckney Street. The fence surrounding Capitol Park is on the left. The businesses have signs in their wi...

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