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Date: 1868 ca.
Description: House of Timothy Brown II and Elizabeth Barnard Brown, 116 East Gorham Street. The house was built in 1863.
Date: 1862-06 ca.
Description: The 7th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry Regiment camp outside of Fredericksburg on the east side of the Rappahannock. Fredericksburg and a pontoon bridge lea...
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."
Description: This color lithograph shows Giuseppe Garibaldi and his red shirts entering Naples, Italy, on horseback as women shower them with flowers. This is a romanti...
Description: Panoramic view of Madison from Main Hall, now Bascom Hall, on the University of Wisconsin campus. North Hall, South Hall, and a portion of the grass in fro...
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane designed by Stephen V. Shipman
(Mendota Mental Health Institute).
Description: View of the exterior. The building has a cross-shaped projection at the top.
Date: 1869 ca.
Description: A family poses in a yard with one elegantly dressed young woman on horseback. The frame house has an unusually shaped attic story fan window. The porch is...
Date: 1860 after
Description: An owl labeled "SCOTT" seizes a vulture labeled "JEFF DAVIS" by the wing. Feathers litter the ground beneath them. The owl is saying "LET YOU ALONE AND YOU...
Description: Lady Liberty is standing on the body of a fallen soldier. She has a sword in her right hand and is holding the Union flag in her left hand. The words "THE...
Description: Diploma awarded to fire fighter James Richard Cummings for his service to Madison in 1869. The diploma is illustrated with scenes of fire fighting heroics,...
Date: 1867 after
Description: A man walks down a sidewalk beside a row of buildings at Ripon College.
Date: 1862-04 before
Description: Hand-tinted stationery showing the Capitol in Washington, D.C. in 1862. The blue tint on the dome may have been intended to represent the unfinished natur...
Description: West Water Street south from Spring Street.
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: View of the Congregational church and surrounding buildings.
Description: The first ladder wagon of Capitol Hook and Ladder Company #1 posed at the corner of Pinckney and Main streets to show off the length of the wagon and the 4...
Description: View down capitol building steps, where cannons sit on a landing, and statues decorate two lampposts. The city spreads out far below.
Description: The Durkee House built by Charles Durkee in 1843.
Description: A family stands behind a picket fence in the yard of a frame Greek Revival house with latticework on its porch. There are two wood trellises in the yard.
Description: Shows townships and sections, landownership and acreage, roads, railroads, churches, schools, and cemeteries. Inset maps: Plat of Hingham -- Plat of Casca...
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