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Date: 1873 

Description: This map shows lots and blocks, additions and subdivisions, and large-scale landownership. The map is oriented with north to the upper right. The map is fr...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1848 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, roads, railroads, and some landowners’ names. Lake Michigan, the Milwaukee River, and the Menomonee River are labeled...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: A split-rail fence borders a prosperous farm. The low building in the center is the kind of cattle shed settlers built as their first buildings. Circular h...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1854 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, roads, railroads, and some landowners’ names. Lake Michigan, the Milwaukee River, and the Menomonee River are labeled...

Photograph

Wisconsin Farm

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Three people are in a carriage in the foreground with a barn and house surrounded by trees in the center. A tree-lined lane and extensive fencing runs thro...

Date: 1880 

Description: This map is pen-and-ink on paper. The map shows buildings, trees, and water and gas pipes, relief is shown by contours. The back of teh map reads: "Univers...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1849 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, wards, local streets, railroads, some landowners’ names, Milwaukee River, Menomonee River, and part of Lake Michigan....

Date: 1898 

Description: Shows railway lines in Wisconsin marked in red. Scale: 1 inch = 25 miles.

Manuscript

Remember Ellsworth!

Date: 1861 

Description: Letterhead illustration of Colonel Elmer Ellsworth, the first casualty of the Civil War, under the caption "Remember Ellsworth!" Colonel Ellsworth was kill...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Oval studio portrait of Christine Gesell, the photographer's wife, and son Arnold Gesell. Caption on reverse reads "1/2 yr - 1 yr."

Date: 1862-03-15 ca.

Description: Engraved Illustration for the story titled: "The Fight at Fort Donelson". The illustration shows the Second Iowa Volunteers regiment attacking Confederate...

Date: 1895-10-12 

Description: Forty-nine hogs at feeding time on the farm of William Miller. The hogs are eleven-months old and weigh approximately 260 lbs each. A wagon and horse team...

Date: 1870 after

Description: A view of an intersection of tree-lined streets in a residential area. Homes are partially visible on the right.

Painting

Nils Otto Tank

Date: 1821 

Description: Portrait of Nils Otto Tank.

Photograph

Wills Old House

Date: 1899-12 

Description: View of the old Will homestead. The home retains the original Pommer Fachwerk.

Photograph

The Grand Regatta

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: "The Grand Regatta, at Devil's Lake, June 21st & 22nd, 1877." Spectators sit on the railroad bed at Devil's Lake.

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: An illustration of three men sitting at a table in a saloon on a steamboat.

Map or Atlas

Map of Wisconsin

Date: 1855 

Description: Map of Wisconsin, showing railway routes throughout the state as well as the names of the counties, townships, and cities in the state. The inset of the m...

Date: 1887-09 before

Description: Lunch menu from the souvenir booklet of the Complimentary Excursion to General Passenger & Ticket Agents, with an embossed knife, fork, and spoon crossed o...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Caa-taa-ke Mung-ga, or the Speckle'd Loon, Chief of the Miami Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, drawn at the Treaty of Prarie...

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