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Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Men in wagons posed in front of a rural post office. They brandish guns, whiskey bottles and possibly a harmonica with humorous intent.

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of William Tennant in front of same painted backdrop. He was a newspaper and magazine agent in Black River Falls, Wisconsin, who lost both...

Date: 1867 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Spencer Fullerton Baird (1823-1887), American ornithologist and ichthylogist. In 1838, Baird met John James Audubon, after whic...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: A distant view of Clinton, now Rockdale. Three men are in the middle distance, looking east across Koshonong Creek towards a mill dam, bridge and carding m...

Photograph

J.H. Smalley

Date: 1856 

Description: Waist-up oval portrait of J.H. Smalley. He was born in Hyde Park, Lamoil County, Vermont in 1816, and came to Wisconsin in 1835. He moved to Green Bay in 1...

Date: 1896-08-29 

Description: Cover of Harper's Weekly, with a pro-William McKinley Presidential cartoon depicting McKinley as a soldier in 1861 and William Jennings Bryan as an...

Photograph

Miletus Knight

Date: 1877 

Description: Portrait of Miletus Knight taken from a composite photograph of officers, clerks and employees of the Wisconsin Assembly.

Date: 1869-02-20 

Description: Engraved image of a man riding an ice velocipede, a bicycle-like vehicle with a studded front wheel and back blades. In the background is an iceboat.

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: People stand on a sidewalk and porch in front of a frame store. Farm machinery is on the side of the store.

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Dr. Bushnell B. Cary.

Date: 1898 

Description: Chippewa (Ojibwa) men with canoes at the Trans-Mississippi Exposition and Indian Congress.

Date: 1862-07-24 

Description: Poster calling for the recruitment of volunteers from Grant County for the Union Army during the Civil War.

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Waa-pa-laa, or the Playing Fox, the Prince of the Fox Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at Prairie du Chien (1825).

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: View of the J.S. Morris Carriage and Sleigh Factory, a two-story frame building on Franklin Street in Waupun. Carriages and men in work aprons are in front...

Date: 1870 

Description: A copy of Mr.and Mrs. August Krueger's wedding photograph by Alexander Krueger.

Photograph

Satterlee Clark

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Satterlee Clark. He was born in Washington, D.C., came to Wisconsin in April of 1829, and resided in Green Lake. In 1830, h...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Demolished brick building.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Two tone lithograph of a pile of Lake Superior whitefish and trout on the lakeshore with a man and boat in the background.

Photograph

P. Langlais Farm

Date: 1895-07-31 

Description: Three men standing in the cornfields at P. Langlais's farm.

In "Northern Wisconsin: A Hand-Book for the Homeseeker" (1896), this photograph is captioned...

Photograph

Dr. Bass in Parlor

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Self-portrait of Dr. Edward Bass reading in his parlor. Several prints of his own photographs decorate the room. There is a parlor organ on the right.

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