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Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Quarter plate ferrotype/tintype of Mary La Follette and her four children, left to right, Robert M. La Follette, Sr., Josephine, William, and (standing) El...

Date: 1849 

Description: Portrait of wife and daughter of Austin E. Quinney, chief of the Stockbridge nation.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Chester A. Arthur, the 21st President of the United States. Arthur was born on October 5, 1829 in Fairfield, Vermont, and di...

Date: 1897 

Description: A view of Madison from a lake shoreline. Unknown location.

Photograph

Layton House

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: 2504 Forest Home Avenue. This hotel was situated on what was originally a plank road between Milwaukee and Muskego. It was designed after the Federal style...

Date: 1897 

Description: Interior of the kitchen at 12 North Broom Street, the residence of James and Mary Ellen Nevin, showing Mrs. Nevin and her sister cooking. James Nevin was...

Photograph

Chippewa Chief

Date: 1898 

Description: A Chippewa (Ojibwa) Chief at the Trans-Mississippi Exposition and Indian Congress.

Date: 1898-08-28 

Description: Syl playing with toy boats at a small pond at Reservoir Park. Other children and adults are around the pond which is on a hill. In the background below the...

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Quarter-length portrait of James T. Lewis. Lewis was Wisconsin's 9th governor and one of the four governors of Wisconsin during the war.

Date: 1898 

Description: Armory (Red Gym or Old Red) on Langdon Street on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. A boathouse is behind the Armory on Lake Mendota.

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of Mary Virginia (1861-1941) and Anita McCormick (1866-1954) as children. They wear dresses and have ribbons in their hair.

Date: 1895 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a color illustration of a derailed train carrying circus animals and a man op...

Photograph

Forest Middleton

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Forest Middleton poses for his portrait in a kilt, holding a toy horse. He is standing on a chair which is draped with a cloth.

Date: 1856 

Description: Page from catalog for Atkins' Automaton, or self-raking reaper and mower. Features an illustration of a man using a team of two horses to pull the machiner...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Boys in field with shocks of grain, foreground, with log buildings and farmstead in background.

Photograph

Fudge Party

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: College students at the University of Wisconsin having a fudge-making party around a small gas burner.

Date: 1862-06-19 

Description: Illustration depicting crowd attending the presentation of a sword to General Burnside.

Photograph

CMSP Locomotive

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View looking down railroad tracks towards the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railroad locomotive #240, a type 4-4-0. On the right is a steep, rocky bank,...

Date: 1898-08-28 

Description: Syl playing with other children at reservoir park near a small waterfall. Toy boats are in the pond.

Date: 1897 

Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr., with his arms spread wide, speaking from the back of a wagon. It was in part due to his vigorous speaking style that La Follett...

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