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Date: 1859 ca.

Description: A page from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper with two sketches and a narrative of the sinking of the sidewheeler passenger, Lady Elgin, i...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Side view of Benjamin Walker Castle, 1862-1893 in the 900 block of East Gorham Street, and its surrounding area.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Quite possibly this is the "View of Capt. L.M. Lange's Company" listed in the "Centennial Views of the City of Madison, July 4th, 1876. Views of Chicago Li...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: A Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) Squaw, wife of O'-check-ka (Four Legs). Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Green Bay (...

Date: 1877-10-27 

Description: The arrival of the first train in Waukon, on the Wisconsin & Michigan Railroad line. There is a large crowd gathered near the tracks, and one man stands on...

Photograph

Horace L. Palmer

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Portrait of Horace Palmer with moustache and suit. A portion of his hair appears to be drawn onto the photograph.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Group of men outside tent with "The Boss" sign above door and labels on some of the fellows' shirts saying, "CTC," an abbreviation for the Chicago Travelin...

Photograph

Stake Driving Crew

Date: 1898-05-31 ca.

Description: The stake driving crew for the Sells Bros. & Forepaugh Circus. A group of men drive several stakes into the ground.

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: A Celebrated Ottawa Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Fort Wayne (1827).

Date: 1899-03 

Description: Studio portrait of Chief Charkshepshutsker (Red Eagle), also known as Henry French, in partial native dress with ornaments. Part of Siouan (Sioux) and Winn...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: A family is seated around a table in their yard, with two of the women dressed in white. Behind them is a substantial two-story bracket style frame house w...

Photograph

Louis Erikson

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: A head and shoulders studio portrait of Louis Erickson, a private in Company B, 15th Wisconsin Infantry. The following information was obtained from the R...

Date: 1851 

Description: Handbill or Broadsheet advertising McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper. Includes an illustration of the reaper in use. One man is driving the horses, anothe...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Members of the Chicago Traveling Club are encamped on the shores of Lake Mendota and are posed with their tents, guns, cooking equipment, boat, paddles, sh...

Date: 1860 after

Description: An aunt, Mary, finds two boys, Johnny and Joe, fighting. One boy is an obvious loser. The text below reads: "Mary. Why, Johnny, what have you been doing?...

Date: 1875 

Description: Exterior of the front and east side of the Bennett Studio when it was new, showing the skylight and the revolving print house. There is a large windmill be...

Date: 1844 

Description: Indians with ball-playing equipment, believed to be used in the game of Lacrosse. (Plate 21) "In devoting a few of the last pages of this work to some of...

Book or Pamphlet

Deering Advertsing Catalog

Date: 1889 

Description: Advertising catalog for grain cutting (harvesting) machinery manufactured by William Deering and Company. Features an illustration of children sitting with...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: O-wan-ich-koh (also phoneticized Hoowanneka) or the Little Elk, a chief of the Ho-Chunk. This portrait depicts Little Elk as he appeared at the Treaty of P...

Date: 1899-02 

Description: Profile studio portrait of Gegwejiwebinung or Gaygwachewaybinanung (Trying To Throw) or Gayshiqonnayyash (Swift Feather), Called Red Blanket, with Headdres...

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