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Description: Panoramic view of Madison from Main Hall, now Bascom Hall, on the University of Wisconsin campus. North Hall, South Hall, and a portion of the grass in fro...
Date: 1869 ca.
Description: View of the Berlin high school with children playing and people walking in the foreground.
Description: A view of the interior of the Wisconsin State Capitol dome, from the series "The Beauties of Madison and Surroundings."
Date: 1861 ca.
Description: Portrait of Elmer E. Ellsworth, the first northern hero of the Civil War and the popularizer of the Zouaves style of military drill.
Description: The second page of a letter written by Hans Heg to his wife.
Date: 1860 after
Description: A bull, labeled "NORTH", is chasing Jefferson Davis towards a fence and bushes. The bull is saying, "Come and take a Horn, Jeff" and Davis is saying, "You...
Description: Front side of a letter written and sent by Robert E. Lee from Washington College in Lexington, Kentucky to Cyrus McCormick. Lee acted as president of Washi...
Description: This map shows the shore line of Oct. 14 1864, city limits of water lots, and the elevation of water in Lake Michigan. Depths are shown by soundings.
Description: The Lady Liberty, holding a Union flag with a liberty cap on the pole is leaning on the Illinois state seal, with a Confederate flag under her foot. The t...
Description: Reverse side of a letter written and sent by Robert E. Lee from Washington College in Lexington, Kentucky to Cyrus McCormick. Lee acted as president of Was...
Date: 1863 ca.
Description: Muir's illustration of a means to record time by use of a star. He titled the drawing "The star hand rising and setting with the sun all the year".
Date: 1864 ca.
Description: This map shows pictorially a section of bracketdam, section of tree dam, and crib of stone. This map was prepared by order of General Joseph Bailey and is...
Description: Composite photograph of the Wisconsin State Assembly.
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: Ninth plate ferrotype/tintype. Three-quarter length portrait of a woman sitting in front of a painted backdrop. She is holding a straw hat in her lap. Hand...
Description: The Lady Liberty, holding a Union flag with a liberty cap on the pole is leaning on the Wisconsin state seal, with a Confederate flag under her foot. The...
Description: Elevated view over storefronts and the river.
Description: Large knife presented to John F. Potter by the Republicans of Missouri, 1860.
Description: From left to right, head and shoulder portraits of Major Clarke, General George McClellan, Major Van Vliet, and General Barry. Each man has his name below....
Date: 1865 before
Description: Ferrotype/tintype of Franklin B. Howard. Waist-up portrait, facing forward, with hands folded in his lap, and wearing a uniform coat. Hand-coloring on chee...
Description: Family around table in yard with birch trees, and brick house with addition and shutters in background; porch has plants and two bird cages hanging from it...
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