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Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Ferrotype portrait of Robert M. La Follette, Sr., at age 9 when he was attending the district school at Argyle, Wisconsin.

Drawing

A Muir Clock

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A sketch of a clock design by John Muir.

Date: 1864-07-02 

Description: First edition of the July 2, 1864 edition of The Daily Citizen as set by James M. Swords.

Drawing

John Muir Clock

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Watercolor illustration of a clock.

Date: 1865 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Alexander Kerr (1828-1919), Scottish-born Professor of Greek at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Appointed to his...

Date: 1861 

Description: A drawing of Mayville.

Photograph

Fort Sumpter

Date: 1865 

Description: Exterior of Fort Sumter. There are several men and a boat on the shoreline in the foreground. Plate 56

Photograph

Jeremiah Rusk

Date: 1862 

Description: Engraved portrait of Jeremiah Rusk, governor of Wisconsin and the first U.S. Secretary of Agriculture.

Photograph

Kane's Hotel

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Kane's Hotel, built in about 1839 by Ezekiel Tainter, and then called the Phoenix Hotel, on Main Street. It passed through many hands but retained the orig...

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the first Milwaukee railroad depot, which was used by the Milwaukee & Waukesha and the Milwaukee & Mississippi railroads. The Milwaukee &...

Drawing

Barometer

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Watercolor illustration of a barometer designed by John Muir in his boyhood.

Date: 1869 

Description: Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway locomotive no. 40, called the L.B. Rock, at the Chestnut Street yards. The mast of a ship is visible in the background, and...

Photograph

Landing Supplies

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Supplies being landed from ships at City Point.

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: View of the intersection of Main and Carroll Streets in Madison, showing the home of Nathaniel Dean (where the Inn on the Park Hotel is now located), and S...

Date: 1864 after

Description: A view of North Campus at St. Mary Academy taken from a brick walkway. A few structures are visible in the background, and a bench stands near the path.

Date: 1862-06 ca.

Description: The island is situated on the English Channel, not far from Hampshire. Its shape resembles that of a pear and it has an area of 75 English miles. The royal...

Date: 1863-09 ca.

Description: Proclamation made by the Episcopal Clergy of Philadelphia protesting the statement made by John Henry Hopkins, Bishop of the Diocese of Vermont, supporting...

Date: 1861 

Description: Portion of a map showing Wisconsin villages including Cambria, Fall River, Columbus, Otsego, and Dekorra.

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A sketch of an invention by John Muir.

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Stereographic view of a chapel on the campus of Racine College with a man standing in front of it.

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