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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: 1894 ca.

Description: Students surround a partially-dissected cadaver at the Chicago College of Dental Surgery.

Date: 1804-05-03 

Description: A certificate, signed by Joseph Wilson, that officially declares Matthias Varina a citizen of the United States of America.

Map or Atlas

Portland Map

Date: 1877 

Description: Map of Portland in Monroe County.

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Family in yard around table with coffee cups and plants. The frame house in the background has a sewing machine on the porch, wood trim at top of front and...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Reception headquarters of the George H. Thomas Post No. 2 of the Grand Army of the Republic at the 20th National Encampment, Alcazar Theatre.

Photograph

Briggs Residence

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the Briggs residence, also known as the Kendall house.

Magazine or Periodical

The Old Oaken Bucket

Date: 1849 

Description: Masthead of Racine, Wisconsin temperance publication The Old Oaken Bucket and Sons of Temperance Organ. The masthead features a bucolic scene at the...

Photograph

Jeremiah Curtin

Date: 1871 

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Jeremiah Curtin with a full beard.

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Seated studio portrait of Margaret (Mitchell) Johnston (1805-1861) and her husband George Johnston (1803-1893) of Aberdeenshire, Scotland. They were the pa...

Photograph

Edward Schildhauer

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Mr. Edward Schildhauer sitting at a desk and writing in a book.

Date: 1886 

Description: The Killbourne residence, the home of E. B. Kilbourne, 927 Superior Avenue.

Date: 1866 ca.

Description: Portrait of Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884). This portrait was reportedly a favorite of his wife Nettie Fowler McCormick (1835-1923). McCormick was a Chic...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: The home of the Reverend Carl Christian Aas (1843-1898) and family. There is a rocking horse and baby carriage in the view. The stone house was the first p...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Siri Rustebakke, center, sits in front of a house with her daughters and daughter-in-law and four spinning wheels. Original negative c109. Compare with D31...

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...

Date: 1895 

Description: Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railroad train at the old station, 640 West Washington Ave., with snowplow at the old depot. Engineer James F. Mills is i...

Date: 1897 

Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr., campaigning in Cumberland. La Follette led the reform faction in Wisconsin's Republican party and in 1900, he was elected gover...

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A sketch of mechanical parts for an invention.

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of an Spanish couple from Barcelona in "native" Barcelonian costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of A...

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