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Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Alexander Kerr (1828-1919), Scottish-born Professor of Greek at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Appointed to his...
Description: Exterior of Fort Sumter. There are several men and a boat on the shoreline in the foreground.
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: Kane's Hotel, built in about 1839 by Ezekiel Tainter, and then called the Phoenix Hotel, on Main Street. It passed through many hands but retained the orig...
Description: Elevated view of the first Milwaukee railroad depot, which was used by the Milwaukee & Waukesha and the Milwaukee & Mississippi railroads. The Milwaukee &...
Description: Courthouse built in 1836, then torn down in 1871 to make way for a new structure. Tall central building with two wings coming off the sides. Path in fron...
Date: 1865-04 ca.
Description: Shrouded Lincoln funeral car stopped along the way to Springfield, Illinois.
Description: Drawn the last year of the Civil War, this thematic 1865 map of Wisconsin shows the effects that Lake Michigan has had on Wisconsin temperatures in January...
Date: 1865 after
Description: Tintype/ferrotype oval waist-up portrait of an African American woman in a striped shirtwaist with white collar and waistband, wearing earrings and a cameo...
Description: Formal portrait of Alfred P. Edgerton seated at a small table.
Description: Original plan of Camp Randall, to accompany a report by N.B. Van Slyke, Captain and Assistant Quartermaster.
Description: Aerial view of a residential part of Janesville.
Description: Waist-up carte-de-visite portrait of General George A. Custer.
Description: This map shows a proposed extension and the shore line of Sept. ’65. Lake Michigan is labeled. Depths are shown by soundings.
Description: Tintype/ferrotype waist-up oval portrait of an African American man wearing a suit jacket, shirt, and partially buttoned vest.
Description: Carte-de-visite seated portrait of Mrs. Gerhard Inbusch. She is wearing a large brooch with a lace collar.
Description: The first Eau Claire House built in 1856. It burned down in 1875.
Description: Plan of Camp Randall.
Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Colonel Cassius Fairchild, F & S, 16th Wisconsin Infantry.
Description: The second page of a letter written by E.G. Ayer of Harvard, Illinois, to Wisconsin Governor James T. Lewis, in gratitude for the governor's thanks for car...
Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Benjamin Silliman (1779-1864), notable American professor of science. He served for many years as a professor of Chemistry and...
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