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Date: 1861 

Description: Composite of photographic portraits of the members of the Wisconsin State Assembly.

Date: 1860 after

Description: A woman wearing a red shirt and a blue blouse with seven white stars, presumably Virginia, is shooting herself with a cannon that is marked "SECESSION". Ca...

Photograph

Emil Wallber House

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Emil Wallber house with four people standing near the entrance. Wallber was the mayor of Milwaukee from 1884-1888. The location of the...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: A photographic copy of an early, full-length studio portrait of Elizabeth Farnsworth Mears (1830-1907) standing in front of a painted backdrop with column...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: In his journal H√∂lzlhuber described his departure from Milwaukee. "I spent the last night from May 3rd to 4th, 1860, upon the ocean steamer Milwaukee

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Family stands at board fence, with a horse and carriage on the road in front of a two-story frame house.

Date: 1866 

Description: Acrobatic Gymnastics Club of the Milwaukee Turners, posing in a studio wearing their gymnastic clothing.

Photograph

Couples on Porch

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Two couples on porch of frame house with two girls sitting on side of house. Side windows of house have closed shutters; carriage behind house and fence li...

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: "At the Spring," a woodcut illustration from McElroy's "Andersonville: Story of Southern Prisons."

Photograph

Gettysburg Cemetery

Date: 1863-07 

Description: Stereograph of the Evergreen Cemetery, a private cemetery in Gettysburg opened in 1855. Because of its location on Cemetery Hill, the highest point in the...

Photograph

Anna Gourley

Date: 1864-01-25 

Description: Sixth plate ferrotype/tintype portrait of Anna Gourley, born April 7, 1858, died November 24, 1864. She is seated, facing forward, wearing a short-sleeved...

Photograph

Da-Ko-Ra

Date: 1867 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite full-length studio portrait in front of a backdrop of the Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) chief. In this portrait he is past the age of seventy. He is...

Date: 1863-07 

Description: Stereograph of three Confederate soldiers captured during the Battle of Gettysburg. This photograph was taken by Mathew Brady a few days after the battle....

Photograph

Anne M. Lapham

Date: 1863 before

Description: Ninth plate ambrotype of Anne Marie Alcott Lapham (Mrs. Increase A. Lapham). Waist-up portrait, facing slightly right, hands folded in lap, wearing a dress...

Photograph

Libby Prison

Date: 1864 

Description: Exterior view of Libby Prison, a Confederate Prison. The view includes tents and three tenement (loft style) buildings. A group of men stand in the foregro...

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Stereograph of a scene near the site of the Gettysburg battlefield. Two men sit in a wagon in the center of the image.

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Tinted tintype portrait of Cyrus Hall McCormick, Jr. (1859-1936) as a child. He is wearing a jacket and necktie.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Samuel Foster Haven (1806-1881), Massachusetts anthropologist, librarian, and archaeologist. Haven is best known as t...

Date: 1869 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Robert von Schlagintweit (1833-1885), German orientalist, geographer and explorer. Along with his oldest brother Hermann, Rober...

Photograph

Abraham Lincoln

Date: 1860-06-03 

Description: Quarter-length profile portrait of Abraham Lincoln.

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