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Date: 1865-05-01 

Description: Albumen print of Abraham Lincoln's funeral procession. Thirty-six maidens in white surround the Lincoln's hearse as it passes through the funeral arch pro...

Date: 1865 ca.

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: 1865-05-01 

Description: Albumen print of the funeral procession of Abraham Lincoln entering Chicago's City Hall. The building is decorated with mourning ribbons for the funeral.

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: A couple and two girls stand among small trees in front of an upright and wing frame house with latticework above porch.

Photograph

The Wade House

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: The oldest known image of the Wade House (taken from Ambrotype) with the Sheboygan/Fond du Lac Plank Road in the foreground.

Photograph

Van Slyke Residence

Date: 1867-05 

Description: The residence of Napoleon B. Van Slyke at 510 North Carroll Street. The image reads, "Maie on piazza with doll. Jonnie in baby carriage."

Photograph

U.S. Capitol

Date: 1863-07-11 

Description: View of the east front of the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C. A small group of people stand near a fence on the lawn in front of the building. A...

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: House of Timothy Brown II and Elizabeth Barnard Brown, 116 East Gorham Street. The house was built in 1863.

Date: 1867 

Description: Bird's-eye map of La Crosse with nine insets of residences, schools, and the Court House and Jail.

Date: 1864 

Description: General John H. King's headquarters while troops under his command occupied the site in 1864-1865. General King did not participate in the Battle of Lookou...

Photograph

Durkee House

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: The Durkee House built by Charles Durkee in 1843.

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Family around table in yard with birch trees, and brick house with addition and shutters in background; porch has plants and two bird cages hanging from it...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: On the left a woman sits side saddle on a horse, and on the right two men are on a wagon hitched to two horses. Between them are a group of men in front of...

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: 1865-06-28 ca.

Description: The Great Fair held at Milwaukee for the benefit of the Wisconsin Soldiers Home. The 130x130 foot building was constructed especially for the ten-day fair....

Date: 1860 after

Description: Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis in a boxing ring. Text at top reads, "CHAMPION PRIZE ENVELOPE - LINCOLN & DAVIS IN 5 ROUNDS", underneath reads "2ND ROU...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane designed by Stephen V. Shipman (Mendota Mental Health Institute).

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Stereographic view of a chapel on the campus of Racine College with a man standing in front of it.

Date: 1861 

Description: Shows townships and sections, landowners, and woodlands. Includes inset maps of Monroe, Brodhead, Albany, Cadiz, Decatur, Dayton, Clarence, Springfield, Tw...

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: The third Wisconsin State Capitol (the second in Madison), from Governor Farwell's Octagon House, probably early in 1862. Also visible in the downtown are...

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