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Date: 1862-03-13 

Description: View down railroad tracks of the gunboat "Cinncinati" guarding Union approaches to Cairo on the Ohio River.

Date: 1886 

Description: This map has relief shown by hachures and includes a list of plats in order of date of record, laws which vacate plats, plats not shown as upon the county...


Assembly Employees

Date: 1882 

Description: Composite photograph of the Wisconsin Assembly Employees-Sergeant's Force.


Satterlee Clark

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Satterlee Clark. He was born in Washington, D.C., came to Wisconsin in April of 1829, and resided in Green Lake. In 1830, h...

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Stereograph from the Panorama of the Battle of Missionary Ridge, Grosse's and Whittaker's Brigades, Cruft's Division, painted in 1885. It was painted by Eu...

Date: 1892-02-22 before

Description: Back cover, front cover, and menu page for the Old Settlers' Club of Milwaukee County annual banquet. The back page includes an illustration of a monument...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Looking down University of Wisconsin Drive (present-day Lakeshore Path). Large trees grows along the shoreline on the left, and on the right is a thick woo...


Wisconsin Senate

Date: 1893 

Description: Composite photograph of the Wisonsin Senate.


Levi P. Drake

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Levi P. Drake. He was born in Herkimer County, New York on September 17, 1812, and emigrated to Wisconsin on May 25, 1826.

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with a flower and large leaf. A verse is printed on the leaf. It reads "Vainly shall we list for voices, made by absence doubly dear,...

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Stereograph from the Panorama of the Battle of Missionary Ridge, Capture of the Confederate Gun, "Lady Buckner," painted in 1885. It was painted by Eugen B...

Date: 1882 ca.

Description: Advertising brochure for the Minneapolis Twine Binder. Features a 2-panel inside spread with a color illustration titled: "Minnie looks after the sheaves."...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Mrs. Elsie Stevens poses on a path by a lake while riding a horse. Possibly on the University of Wisconsin-Madison drive (present-day Lakeshore path).


Lucius Fairchild

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Waist-up portrait of Lucius Fairchild during his tenure as Secretary of State of Wisconsin. Fairchild's arm was amputated after he was injured at the Battl...


Oat Plant

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Two men demonstrating the height of oat plants grown in northern Wisconsin, near Antigo. The man on the right may be W.A. Henry.

Date: 1862 

Description: This detailed plan of Fort Jackson, in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, indicates the damage inflicted by the April, 1862, bombardment of the fort by Union f...

Date: 1867-09-21 

Description: Illustration of four men shooting at a thick flock of wild pigeons. Hunting dogs are gathered around them in the field, which has a number of dead birds.

Map or Atlas

Town of Milwaukee

Date: 1830 ca.

Description: An ink on paper, hand-drawn map of the town of Milwaukee, showing the divisions and landownership within the town by private individuals as well as those l...

Date: 1869 

Description: The Chicago & Northwestern Railroad depot. Included in the photograph is an omnibus operated by Major Throup.


Frederick Layton

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Vignetted quarter-length portrait of Frederick Layton, at about age 50. Layton was the son of a Milwaukee butcher and ran the business until his retirement...

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