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Date: 1893 ca.

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

Date: 1895 

Description: Michael Baltus family posing in front of their log cabin two miles east of Auburndale Station, Wood County, with a new frame house under construction nearb...

Date: 1886 

Description: Outdoor group portrait of the Gogebic Range iron miners.

Date: 1898 

Description: Two men attempt to move a buggy that has tipped over in the mud on a rutted, dirt road with steep embankments on both sides. One man is steadying the horse...

Date: 1876-03 

Description: The first locomotive for the Pine River & Stevens Point ralroad, which was purchased in 1875, being hauled overland from Lone Rock to Richland Center while...

Photograph

Laura Smith

Date: 1854 ca.

Description: Ninth plate daguerreotype of Laura Smith. Miss. Smith was the sister of Rosellah Bowman; she died of consumption in Athol, MA. The portrait is a half figur...

Date: 1838 ca.

Description: Ox-drawn cart in which Mr. and Mrs. Salmon Upson traveled from Connecticut in 1838.

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Shounk-Chunk the Black Wolf, a Chief of the Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Gre...

Date: 1881 

Description: Composite photograph of the Wisconsin Senate Clerks around a photograph of the Wisconsin State Capitol.

Date: 1896-11-01 

Description: One of many promotional cards created to attract farmers to the agricultural land in northern Wisconsin. This card shows a family outside their home in the...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Three men and two women sit around a table in a yard. Behind them is a picket fence and a wood frame house. One woman holds a fan, another a book, while th...

Date: 1883-10-10 

Description: Portrait of Mary Virginia McCormick (1861-1941). Mary Virginia was the daughter of Chicago industrialist and inventor, Cyrus Hall McCormick.

Photograph

Colonel C.A. Wood

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Colonel C.A. Wood posing for a full-length studio carte-de-visite portrait in his Union uniform. His right hand is resting on a plinth, and he is holding h...

Date: 1887-10-09 

Description: Posed group portrait outdoors of members of the Rex Magnus Club and representatives of the “Press of the United States” whom they are entertaining.

Date: 1844 

Description: A young woman looks out her arched window with a bird cage hanging outdoors.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Color lithograph on paper. "James A. Herne in his Great Play" upper left, title and director upper right. Scene from play with Martin and Nathaniel Berry c...

Photograph

Masonic Hall

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Text: "Masonic Hall at the corner of College Avenue and Oneida Street; built in 1855 by Theodore Conkey, it burned in 1874. The Zuehlke Building was built...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Full-length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a Ho-Chunk woman posing sitting on a prop stone wall. She is wearing full regalia, including...

Photograph

Alfred P. Edgerton

Date: 1865 ca.

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

Photograph

Abraham Lincoln

Date: 1858-08-26 

Description: Copy of ambrotype made by W.H. Pearson in Macomb, Illinois. Taken five days after the first debate with Senator Stephen A. Douglas at Ottawa, Illinois. Lin...

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