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Date: 1861 

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

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...

Photograph

Raft Construction

Date: 1865 

Description: Raft construction on the water.

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: 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: 1866 

Description: Barren and battered trees on the Resacca battlefield. There is a house in a valley in the distance. Plate 21

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...

Date: 1863 after

Description: A view of the gymnasium at Northwestern College. A staircase leads up the terraced hill to the brick building.

Date: 1862-07-18 

Description: Officers of the Second Wisconsin Infantry posed in front of a tent. They are, from left to right, Quartermaster J.D. Ruggles, Dr. A.J. Ward, Major J.S. All...

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...

Date: 1866 

Description: Broken trees in front of a field with a fence. There is a small building on a hill in the background. Plate 20

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...

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Mineral Point from a carte-de-visite by the "practical photographer."

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: 1862 

Description: Large group of Union soldiers in formation by a barracks at Camp Douglas in Chicago, Illinois.

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: View of the west side of Water Street, looking south.

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