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Photograph

A Lancaster Home

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Stereograph of a home in Lancaster.

Date: 1862-07-24 

Description: Poster calling for the recruitment of volunteers from Grant County for the Union Army during the Civil War.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Aerial view of a residential part of Janesville.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Lancaster from behind a wooden fence.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Two pirates, one armed with two pistols and the other with a rifle, are bringing a shackled soldier labeled "U.S." to Jefferson Davis. Davis is relaxing in...

Date: 1864 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Sir William Jackson Hooker (1785-1865), English botanist. Preceded his son, Joseph Dalton Hooker, as director of Kew Gardens....

Photograph

Racine College

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: View of individuals standing on the front lawn of Taylor Hall on the campus of Racine College.

Date: 1867 

Description: Bird's-eye map of La Crosse with nine insets of residences, schools, and the Court House and Jail.

Map or Atlas

Map of Wisconsin

Date: 1867 

Description: Map of the entire state indicates county boundaries outlined in red, cities of over 3000 inhabitants and county seats. It also marks rivers and lakes.

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: This map has relief shown by hachures and shows roads, railroads, proposed railroads, creeks, Half Moon Lake, Mount Adin, Mount Tom, Mount Sumeon, and part...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Piece of rope with one end tied in the form of a noose, depicting a skull. Caption below reads, "End of Secession". Blue ink, image on right side of envelo...

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: This map shows the population by county, the basic geology, climate, and the distribution of timber within the state of Wisconsin. It shows mean seasonal t...

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Civil War portrait of Ulysses S. Grant seated wearing a military uniform.

Photograph

Farwell Hotel

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the three-story Farwell Hotel in Lancaster.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Lady Liberty is holding a wreath in her left hand and a Union flag in her right hand. A federal (bald) eagle and a cannon appear behind her. A verse that a...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Frank Lloyd Wright as a young child. The photograph was made in McGregor, Iowa, where Wright's father briefly served a Baptist congregation as minister af...

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: This map is one of the earliest weather maps of the United States, which traced an 1859 storm across the continent. Manuscript annotations in red ink show...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Jefferson Davis (J.D.) and General Beauregard (Gen. B) are carried by two running devils, the "Imps of Old Nick". Below is the caption and verse, "JEFF A...

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Automatic Corn Reaper, most likely on display at the London Exhibition of 1862. A sign above the reaper suggests that the reaper may be "Russell's."

Date: 1860 

Description: Image drawn by Franz H√∂lzlhuber of early Milwaukee settlement with a horse-drawn carriage, as well as industry and a railroad. The text on the image reads:...

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