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Date: 1857 

Description: Lithograph of the Wisconsin State Capitol, surrounded by portraits of Wisconsin Statesmen. Governor Bashford hired the Madison architectural firm Kutzbock...

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the first high school.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: This blueprint map shows proposed railroad tracks between Carroll Street and Wisconsin Avenue along Lake Monona.


Nelson R. Norton

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Nelson R. Norton. He was born in Hampton, Washington County, New York, on November 8, 1809. Norton came to Chicago on Novem...

Date: 1870 

Description: This 1870 map of Waupaca County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, cities and villages, and lakes and streams.

Date: 1898 

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

Date: 1827 

Description: Lithographic portrait of Key-Way-No-Wut or Going Cloud, the war chief of the Lac du Flambeau band of Chippewa smoking a pipe.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Crude parody of a coat of arms for the Confederacy. The border on the right, bottom and left is a rattlesnake. The top is a ribbon with the text "OH! "LET...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Geared Rotary Honey Extractor Advertisement

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Advertisement for the Improved Geared Rotary Honey Extractor for 1872. Manufactured by Gray and Winder of Cincinnati, OH. Illustrations of two different mo...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Seifert's watercolor is fairly large, measuring 27" wide by 21" high, and provides a detailed depiction of a nineteenth century Wisconsin farm. The small s...


Henry Roblin

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Henry Roblin. He was born in England, County of Cromwell, Parish of Comburn on August 7, 1814. He came to Wisconsin in Ju...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Four women in yard, one holding a doll with a woman sitting on the porch behind frame house. There is a man holding a shovel and two children are standing...

Book or Pamphlet

Buckeye Calendar — June

Date: 1893 

Description: Calendar with the month of June, 1893. Features an illustration of a Buckeye Frameless Binder in a field. A man stands with a team of horses in the foregro...

Date: 1890 

Description: "For prices, terms and all particulars regarding these lands, apply to Charles E. Simmons, Land Commissioner, Chicago & North-Western Railway, Chicago, Ill...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Pachtüwa-Chtä, an Arrikkara Warrior.

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: "View of Springfield, MO. Frmonts [sic] Army in Possesion [sic]." Several people and a horse are in the foreground, and city buildings are in the backgroun...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Studio portrait in front of a scenic backdrop of four Ho-Chunk men and four Ho-Chunk women posed sitting and standing. From left to right in the back are C...

Date: 1885 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Medford, before the great fire of May 28, 1885.

Date: 1870 after

Description: A view of tombstones and a housing structure at Hillside Cemetery and Park. A pond surrounded by vegetation stands in the foreground.

Date: 1893 

Description: Elevated view of Columbian Exposition; from the midway looking east from the Ferris wheel.

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