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Date: 1865 ca.
Description: First block of West Main Street. A portion of South Hamilton Street is at the right of the image. The original railroad causeway is at the upper right.
Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of John Torrey (1796-1863), American botanist. Worked as New York state botanist from 1836. Handwritten inscription at...
Description: Original plan of Camp Randall, to accompany a report by N.B. Van Slyke, Captain and Assistant Quartermaster.
Description: Backside of a fund-raising certificate of the U.S. Sanitary Commission appointing Emily Grouch a sergeant in the Army of the American Eagle. The Commissio...
Description: Studio portrait of David G. James holding a large, over the shoulder horn, and a hat.
Description: Large crowd gathered for Lincoln's second inauguration.
Description: Harvey Hospital, or the Soldiers' Orphans Home. The main octagon section was the home of Governor Farwell, and the wing of wood was added in 1862 and used...
Description: Plan of Camp Randall.
Description: The Institution for the Education of the Blind where Louisa May Alcott attended school. Writing on the photo reads "Institution for the Education of the Bl...
Date: 1865-01-30 before
Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Chester Dewey (1784-1867), American Congregational minister, educator, and scientist. Served as Rochester University's first p...
Description: Banner from newspaper from the day after Abraham Lincoln was assassinated.
Description: Stereograph of the three-story Farwell Hotel in Lancaster.
Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison campus showing the first three buildings on campus, South Hall (left), University Hall [Bascom Hall] (center), and North Ha...
Description: View of the Congregational church and surrounding buildings.
Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Old Abe, eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. Bodtker often photographed Old Abe and on this occasion attempte...
Description: This is a map of Wisconsin's county boundaries (outlined in red) during the last year of the Civil War in 1865. Each county's population is handwritten in...
Description: Old Abe, eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Regiment. Popular cards sold in great quantities as benefit items ($9 per 100), so great was this bird's fame.
Description: Composite photograph of the Wisconsin Assembly.
Description: A letter written by Wisconsin Governor James T. Lewis to E.G. Ayer of Harvard, Illinois, thanking him for his special care of and attention to sick and wou...
Description: Exterior view of the Gates Gallery, location for the first H.H. Bennett studio.
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