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Date: 1865 

Description: Elevated view of Ceresco taken from Seward's hill.

Date: 1884-08 

Description: Sheet 2 of a Sanborn map of a portion of Mineral Point.

Photograph

Fort Winnebago

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: The commissary warehouse at Fort Winnebago.

Photograph

Leonard J. Farwell

Date: 1860 

Description: Leonard J. Farwell (1819-1889), Madison businessman-promoter and Wisconsin's only Whig governor (1852-1854). When this salted paper portrait was taken, Fa...

Date: 1889-04 

Description: Sheet 1 of a Sanborn map of a portion of Mineral Point.

Date: 1875 

Description: This map oriented with the north to the upper right is ink, mounted on cloth. The depths of the water are shown by soundings. A handwritten inscription on...

Drawing

Fort Winnebago

Date: 1834 ca.

Description: A view of Fort Winnebago.

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: State Normal School.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Three unidentified men in a mix of contemporary and Ho-Chunk clothing. The man seated on the right is wearing beads and a necklace made of large German sil...

Photograph

Purdy House

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the Purdy house.

Photograph

Louis P. Harvey

Date: 1860 

Description: Portrait of Republican Louis P. Harvey, while he was Wisconsin secretary of state (1860-1861). Harvey became governor in January, 1862, but drowned in the...

Date: 1833 

Description:  "Tallmadge, Nathaniel Pitcher (Feb. 8, 1795-Nov. 2, 1864), lawyer, politician, U.S. Senator from N.Y., territorial governor of Wisconsin, b. Chatham, N.Y....

Map or Atlas

Cedarburg, Wisconsin

Date: 1882 

Description: This map of Cedarburg is a bird's-eye map with an inset of Cedarburg Brewery. Relief is shown pictorially and the map includes an index to buildings.

Date: 1895 

Description: This map is pencil and red ink on tracing paper and shows sold lots and some names of landowners. Handwritten annotations read: "SE 1/4 of NW 1/4 of sec. 2...

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Men on shoreline are returning logs with horses, which have been stranded on a sandbar, to the main channel of the Mississippi River. Beef Slough Company w...

Date: 1896-05-12 

Description: The Charles N. Brown residence, 271 Langdon Street. This photograph was taken by Brown at 6:20 a.m. from in front of Reuben Gold Thwaites' residence at 26...

Print

Secession

Date: 1860 after

Description: A hot air balloon labeled "SECESSION" bursts and drops men and soldiers out of the gondola towards the ground below. The gondola has crossbones on it and t...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a young Ho-Chunk man posed sitting in a chair near a prop fence, wearing a suit jacket, hat, and bandolee...

Photograph

Old Falls Village

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Falls Village from the cemetery looking south.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: The Edwin and Angeline Coe Hillyer family is grouped at the corner of a large Greek Revival house with ornamental railing work on its porch roof. A man is...

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