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Date: 1875 

Description: Colored print containing two images advertising the delivery of mail. The main image is of the large Michigan and Southern train labeled "The Fast Mail" de...

Date: 1853 

Description: Farwell's Mill on the Yahara River at Lake Mendota.

Map or Atlas

Lower Prairie du Chien

Date: 1856 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, streets, depot building, and the Milwaukee & Mississippi Rail Road.

Date: 1855-05-21 

Description: This plat map shows lots, the Kickapoo River, and the Wisconsin River.

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of business district of Oshkosh, "drawn after nature" by the artist.

Date: 1825-09 

Description: Hand-colored lithograph depicting the 1825 Treaty at Prairie du Chien, with Fort Crawford seen in the background. This treaty negotiated between Governor W...

Photograph

John Johnston

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of John Johnston (1836-1904) as a young man. John was born in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. He came to Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1856 and became a...

Photograph

Leonard J. Farwell

Date: 1853 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of Leonard J. Farwell, Governor of Wisconsin 1852-54. Quarter length facing left, wearing full beard, coat, vest, tie, and white...

Date: 1898-11-26 before

Description: Menu for a "Banquet tendered by the Union Iron Works to the Delegation from the Badger State" given at the Palace Hotel, with an etching of the Battleship...

Date: 1866 

Description: A road runs up the side of Mission Ridge with several trees. Trees and shrubs are in the foreground, overlooking a valley. Mountains are in the distance. ...

Date: 1883 

Description: Outside of 6-panel brochure featuring three color illustrations of men using the rear cut mower, light reaper and platform twine binder.

Date: 1874 

Description: Engaved view depicting a dramatic sunset through clouds over Lake Michigan. Several sailing ships are in the foreground.

Photograph

Malvern Hill

Date: 1862-07-01 

Description: "Malvern Hill." The site of the battle in a half-toned photograph from a book.

Date: 1865-05 

Description: Albumen print of the Congressional Committee, in front of the Abraham Lincoln home for Lincoln's funeral. The Congressional Committee accompanied Lincoln's...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the upper Mississippi River. The text on the photograph reads, "From Whitney's Gallery, St. Paul, Minn."

Print

Union Rally

Date: 1864-09-10 

Description: Civil War handbill promoting Union recruitment.

Photograph

Waterworks

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the Waterworks looking northwest.

Date: 1848 ca.

Description: Redbird, a Winnebago Indian, following his surrender after an attack on Prairie du Chien in 1827. .

Photograph

Frederic K. Conover

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Frederic King Conover (d. 1919), of Madison, Wisconsin, as a member of the class of 1878 of the University of Wisconsin.

Date: 1888-11-15 before

Description: Front and back covers from the twenty-fifth anniversary of the accession to the throne of King Christian IX and Queen Louise of Denmark. On the cover are t...

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