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Description: Reproduction of a carte-de-visite portrait of Manning Ferguson Force (1824-1899), U.S. Army Commander. Force led the 20th Ohio Volunteer Infantry in the Un...
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...
Description: Full-length carte-de-visite of Robert Kennicott (1835-1866), American Naturalist. After 1853 he worked for Spencer Fullerton Baird at the Smithsonian Insti...
Description: A map of Illinois showing all railroads, stations, and towns.
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: View of the exterior. The building has a cross-shaped projection at the top.
Description: This 1861 map of Columbia County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, railroads, roads, property owners and...
Description: Floor plan and seating chart for the Assembly for their first meeting in the East Wing of new Wisconsin State Capitol building. After the completion of th...
Date: 1860 after
Description: On a desk with an inkwell, a long scroll hangs down, with the terms Compromise, Southern Rights, Crittenden, Vallandingham and Saulsbury on it. Refers to t...
Description: Notes include: Sketch of Battle of Island #10. Sketch of Fort Pillow Tennessee. Gen. Pope had command of the land troops.
Date: 1864-12-15 ca.
Description: A notification of the President's thanks and certificate of honorable service to the 160th Regiment of Ohio Volunteers. Document is signed by President Lin...
Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Peter Engelmann (1823-1874), Wisconsin educator and naturalist. Engelman founded the German-English Academy in Milwau...
Description: Waist-up carte-de-visite of "Aunt Betsy Chamberlain." She is wearing a dark dress and a white cap tied under her chin.
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: Milwaukee Street looking west with small dog in foreground.
Description: Lady Liberty holds a Union flag in her left hand and a sword, point down, in her right. To the right the text reads, "THE WAR FOR THE UNION". The letters i...
Description: Embossed invitation to the fourth masquerade ball of the Madison Fire Engine Company #2. The invitation depicts a fire fighter on a ladder carrying a woman...
Description: Pen and watercolor on paper. From the I.A. Lapham Collection. Shows profile and geological formation of Blue Mound and location of Arnold’s Hotel and Brigh...
Date: 1869 ca.
Description: A lithograph of the Coliseum for the Grand National Peace Jubilee in Boston, Massachusetts on June 15-19.
Description: A composite photograph of the members of the Wisconsin State Assembly.
Description: Seated carte-de-visite portrait of Josiah T. Hayden, Company F, 16th Wisconsin Infantry. Josiah was wounded at Atlanta on March 8, 1865.
Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite of Dr. Jared Potter Kirtland (1793-1877), American scientist. Kirtland, among many other exploits, worked on the 1837 Ohio geolog...
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