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Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Prairie du Chien (vicinity) about 1895-1900. Shell buyers with their launches and barges docked at shoreline. Freshwater clam shells were used in the pearl...

Photograph

Railroad Office

Date: 1887 

Description: General office of the Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railway Company in the Mitchell Building in Milwaukee. Left to right: the individual seated in left...

Photograph

Libby Prison

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the main building, a tenement (loft style) building, at Libby Prison.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Drawing of Thomas I. Kidd

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Three-quarter-length drawing of Thomas Kidd speaking and gesturing.

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: 1882-02-21 

Description: Chromolithograph poster advertising a Milwaukee Mardi Gras celebration, arranged by the Turnverein and Milwaukee Musical Societies, and held at the Exposit...

Photograph

Clam Camp

Date: 1888 

Description: Elevated view of clam camp with tents, clam shell debris, and wooden buildings. A bluff rises up behind the buildings.

Date: 1899-07 

Description: People stand among the rubble of Ward S. Williams Co.'s stone block building after a tornado.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Three-quarter length drawing of Clarence Darrow speaking at the People's Party Convention held at Uhlrich's Hall in Chicago.

Photograph

John C. Freemont

Date: 1885-01 

Description: Illustration of John C. Freemont, the first presidential candidate of the Republican party.

Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: A firetruck with its hose hanging into the water is surrounded by debris and other wreckage left from a tornado.

Date: 1879-09-10 

Description: The Madison Brass Band performing at the Wisconsin State Fair at Camp Randall. The view is facing east toward the Wisconsin State Capitol.

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Travellers setting up camp along the Missouri River.

Date: 1880 

Description: Charcoal portrait of George Baxter Burrows. A Wisconsin State Senator (1878-1882) and real estate broker, he willed his twelve-acre Lake Mendota frontage e...

Photograph

Church Choir

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A woman plays the organ, while two women, wearing hats, and three men, gather behind her, holding song books. They are enclosed by a low, circular railing;...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A large group of Brewery workers posing outside of Gund's Brewery in La Crosse. In the front of the group two men are seated at a table with a large stein...

Date: 1874-01 ca.

Description: Interior of a coach on an emigration train to the west.

Photograph

Tzi-Kal-Tza

Date: 1866 ca.

Description: Tzi-Kal-Tza, Nez Perce, seated with a rifle across his lap. The original photo is attributed to the William Henry Jackson collection (PH 252 (3)), in th...

Drawing

Henry Dodge

Date: 1834 

Description: Full-length illustration of Henry Dodge in frontiersman attire. He is holding a hat, a gun, and has a sword on his belt.

Photograph

Miletus Knight

Date: 1877 

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Miletus Knight, taken from a composite photograph of officers, clerks and employees of the Wisconsin Assembly.

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