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Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Ptihn-Tak-Ochatä, or dance of the Mandan women.

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of the Chicago fire of October 8, 1871. The hand-colored lithograph was published by Currier and Ives.

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Two dog-sledges hauling supplies, with one also carrying a Mandan.


Seymour Wilcox

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Seymour Wilcox. He was born in Madrid, St. Lawrence county, New York, on November 22, 1805. Wilcox came to Wisconsin in Jul...


Blair House

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of the Blair House.


Alfred P. Edgerton

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Formal portrait of Alfred P. Edgerton seated at a small table.

Date: 1889 

Description: Front cover of catalog for "Plows and Plow Making as shown by the Oliver Chilled Plow Works."

Date: 1891 

Description: Sanborn-Perris fire insurance maps for city of Menasha.

Date: 1898 

Description: This map shows city wards, block numbers, parks, cemeteries, roads, railroads, Lake Michigan, and selected buildings. Also included are indexes "Milwaukee...

Map or Atlas

Lake Geneva

Date: 1891 

Description: Foldout map of Lake Geneva.

Date: 1867 

Description: Engraving of portraits of Generals in the Union Army during the Civil War. U.S. Grant is in the center, with H.W. Halleck on his left, and clockwise from t...

Date: 1881 

Description: Advertising card with the heading: "To make hens lay, use Sheridan's condition powder." Features a color illustration of a man in a hen house on the left h...

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Frank Winneshiek (WaConChaHoNoKah), left, and Henry Winneshiek (WaConChaRooNayKah). Both wear traditional beaded shirts, garters, and Ho-Chunk-style moccas...

Date: 1863 

Description: This map shows drainage, vegetation, roads, railroads, fences, dwellings with names of inhabitants, and land owned by the United States. Union and Confeder...


Gilbert Street

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of Gilbert Street, looking north.

Date: 1864-01-02 

Description: George W. Noble's discharge letter from the Union Army during the Civil War.

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: View of Manitowoc from the North side.

Book or Pamphlet

A Catalog of Plants & Shells

Date: 1836 

Description: Title page of Increase Lapham's A catalog of Plants & Shells, Found in the vicinity of Milwaukee on the West Side of Lake Michigan,

Date: 1889 

Description: Front cover of booklet advertising the Oliver Chilled Plow Works.

Date: 1890 

Description: Letterhead for Moulton, Moran & Co. The logo shows North America and depicts Superior as the center of a hub with spokes going to Russia, to China and Japa...

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