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Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Thomas Meehan (1826-1902), American botanist. Meehan emigrated from England to Philadelphia in 1848. Served as editor...
Description: Albumen print of the Congressional Committee, in front of the Abraham Lincoln home for Lincoln's funeral. The Congressional Committee accompanied Lincoln's...
Description: George W. Hall, Jr., noted Evansville, Wisconsin, circus performer, as a young boy, holding a snake and wearing copper-toed boots.
Description: A dirt road passes through the battlefield, with fortifications on the sides. It is a lightly forested area. A horse and buggy are among some trees in the...
Description: Governor Lucius Fairchild of Wisconsin and an unidentified group visiting the still uncompleted national monument at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania in 1869. Fair...
Description: View towards the Allatoona Pass from behind earthworks overlooking the Etawah River. A railroad bridge crosses the river on the right.
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: Studio portrait of Byron Paine in suit.
Description: Old Abe, eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Regiment, 1865 or 1870. Popular cards sold in great quantities as benefit items ($9 per 100), so great was this...
Date: 1869 ca.
Description: A family playing croquet in the yard of a frame house with three chimneys. A baby carriage and exterior cellar doors are visible.
Description: Menu for the Newhall House hotel in Milwaukee, extensively illustrated with an engraving of the hotel and prices. The Newhall House, during its day one of...
Description: Nine men arrive at Fort William by canoe. Fort William, also called Kaministiguia, was the Hudson's Bay fur trading post.
Date: 1861 ca.
Description: Tintype portrait of Thomas H. Brown of Shullsburg, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is seated in uniform and holds an alto horn. T...
Date: 1863 ca.
Description: Watercolor of an invention by John Muir.
Date: 1867 ca.
Description: Carte-de-visite studio portrait of Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) man standing in front of a backdrop. He is wearing a long coat, trousers, and boots, and is holding...
Description: Dane County plat map of the town of Windsor.
Description: The township of Primrose, which is a detail from the plat map of Dane County.
Description: Family seated in yard with woman holding parasol and large stone house with frame addition, and a wooden porch roof. There is a barn and animals in the bac...
Description: List of Civil War draft-dodgers issued by the Provost Marshal's office, Fifth District of Wisconsin.
Date: 1865-06-28 ca.
Description: The Great Fair held at Milwaukee for the benefit of the Wisconsin Soldiers Home. The 130x130 foot building was constructed especially for the ten-day fair....
Description: Cartoon appearing in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, Page 144. During the American Civil War (1861-1865), the Copperheads nominally favored th...
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