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Date: 1896-05 

Description: The office of Historical Society Librarian Isaac Bradley in the South Wing of the third Wisconsin State Capitol. Bradley, who joined the Society staff in 1...

Photograph

Man Papering Barn

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: A man papers a barn with posters for the "Black River Falls Fair, September 7, 8, 9 & 10."

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Stereoview of Henry Hamilton Bennett working on a camera in a private car. This is the private car the Wisconsin Central Railroad provided for Bennett and...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Reuben Gold Thwaites, secretary of the State Historical Society, at his desk in the South Wing of the third Wisconsin State Capitol. Thwaites succeeded Lym...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of Ho-Chunk couple, Annie Waukon (HumpMeNuKah) and Luke (Duke) Snowball (NySaGaShiskKah). Annie Waukon, left, is wearing a traditional blou...

Photograph

Ashland County Jail

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of the Ashland jail, reading "Ashland County Jail, Ashland, Wis. Conover & Porter, Architects."

Date: 1880 

Description: Illustration of a scientist in his lab gazing at a test tube, with a caption in German that translates to "Eureka! I have found it!".

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Large group of cranberry harvesters posing with implements. Many of the individuals are wearing boutonnières and corsages made from cranberry sprigs. Many...

Date: 1895-09-23 

Description: A man wearing a suit and hat stands near a herd of Jersey dairy cattle grazing in the barnyard of W.H. Bradley.

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Tintype portrait of Lyman Draper (1815-1891), an American historical collector and librarian.

Book or Pamphlet

D.S. Morgan & Co. Brochure

Date: 1888 

Description: Color illustration, across 4 panels of the brochure, titled "Triumph Wins." A group of jockeys are racing horses on a racetrack, with a group of people wat...

Date: 1896 

Description: Two men, one wearing an apron, sit in a wanigan tied to the shore of the Chippewa River near Chippewa Falls. The inside of the boat appears to have a pile...

Date: 1892-04 

Description: Daniel Steele Durrie, librarian of the Wisconsin Historical Society, seated at his desk in the South Wing of the Wisconsin State Capitol. This photograph...

Date: 1898-07-04 ca.

Description: A man sits and a woman rests against a tree near a rustic bridge. Several bicycles are parked nearby as well.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Looking west on W. National Avenue from about S. 6th Street, a parade marches down National Avenue with a crowd of people watching, and signs and flags on...

Date: 1882 

Description: Composite photograph of the Wisconsin chief clerk's assembly.

Date: 1894-05 

Description: Cartoon drawing of Walter Sanger running with his racing bicycle and holding a broken pedal. The caption reads, "Sanger at Herne Hill — Milwaukeeans expect...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Group portrait of the Northern Hospital for the Insane's institutional fire fighting department posed outside the building. Horse-drawn transport cart and...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Horse-drawn fire wagon in front of several brick buildings, including the Capitol Publishing building, near the water tower. The man driving the wagon may...

Date: 1867 

Description: Directions for putting together and operating McCormick's Reaping and Mowing Machine. Features labeled drawings of the machine set up as a reaper and as a...

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