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Date: 1885 ca.
Description: In this photograph, copied by Van Schaick from another photographer, Wild West show promoter Tom Roddy stands on the far right with his cast of performers...
Description: Studio portrait of two Ho-Chunk women posed in front of a painted backdrop. The woman on the left, possibly Miss Starr, is standing and is wrapped in a Rac...
Description: Two tone lithograph of a pile of Lake Superior whitefish and trout on the lakeshore with a man and boat in the background.
Description: Illustration of Honorary George F. Hoar addressing a huge crowd of delegates at the National Republican Convention.
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Maria Mitchell, first woman astronomer in the United States at Vassar College.
Description: Engraved portrait of J. Wesley Carhart of Racine, Methodist minister, physician, and inventor of a steam-powered automobile in 1871. Although impractical,...
Description: Scrapbook page containing a cyanotype and albumen print of a picket fence and the caption: "First Attempt;" 1887, What's the Matter? "Light struck."
Date: 1887 ca.
Description: Members of the Wisconsin National Guard Light Horse Squadron, Troop A standing in a row. Three women and one man, visitors to Camp Douglas, stand facing th...
Description: Bird's-eye map of Washburn on Lake Superior. There is an inset of Washburn, Chequamagon and the Apostle Islands.
Description: Exterior view of Charles Pfeifer's Drugstore, founded in 1858. From left to right are Charles Pfeifer, Fred Pfeifer, Mrs. Adam Heeb, Fulda Pfeifer, Mrs. Ch...
Description: Color illustration of the horse-drawn "New McCormick Steel Mower No. 4" from an advertising folder. Printed by Gies and Company, Buffalo.
Description: Bird's-eye map of Kaukauna.
Date: 1889 ca.
Description: Stereograph from the Panorama of the Battle of Missionary Ridge, Captain R. Cobb and Retreat of 9th Kentucky Battery, painted in 1885. It was painted by Eu...
Description: A hand-colored map of Wisconsin that also includes eastern Minnesota and Iowa, northern Illinois, and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan showing the counties,...
Description: A man posing in the doorway of Julius Schadauer's tobacco shop at 101 State Street.
Description: Posed group in field of pitcher, Lewis P. Kirby; catcher, Mike Galvin; and batter, Carl Stevens.
Date: 1884 ca.
Description: Drawing by architect Stephen Vaughn Shipman of the dome for the third Wisconsin State Capitol. Wisconsin selected Shipman's design for the dome because of...
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Two men on raft putting in a twister. Rock wall in background.
Description: A pharmacist stands in front of a case of labeled medical ingredients in the Pharmacie Werner in Boulay, France. This region was part of Germany when this...
Description: View of the Chippewa Lumber and Boom Company's Big Mill beyond the Wagon Bridge over the Chippewa River.
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