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Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Portrait of Nettie Fowler McCormick as a young woman, wearing a lace collar.

Date: 1899-06-12 ca.

Description: A crowd gathers amid debris left from the aftermath of a tornado. Trees have been stripped of their limbs and bark, and houses have been flattened by the n...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Five men sit on the ground in the grass playing various horned musical instruments. The corresponding caption reads, "Picnic at Winnequah." They are readin...

Date: 1899-11-30 

Description: Exterior view of the William Wills homestead. The family, including a dog, stands around the front porch. One young girl is standing inside the house looki...

Date: 1891 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of a farmer working in a field with a grain binder. A young man holds a par...

Date: 1891 

Description: Catalog cover with an illustration of a framed portrait of a red headed woman wearing an off-white hat and pink dress, surrounded by foliage and flowers.

Date: 1857 

Description: An actor in an Indian headdress and jewelry for performance of "Black Hawk, or Lily of the Prairie," a drama written by Mary Elizabeth Mears and presented...

Date: 1887-09 

Description: Outdoor group portrait of six men sitting around a table in military uniform in an open field. On the table are pens, an inkwell, two cigar boxes and paper...

Date: 1881 

Description: Advertising card with the heading: "To make hens lay, use Sheridan's condition powder." Features a color illustration of a man in a hen house on the left h...

Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: A woman and her young daughter stand in a yard examining a house in the aftermath of a tornado. The house has one entire side missing, a tree leans over on...

Photograph

Mrs. Roseline Peck

Date: 1874 before

Description: Waist-up portrait of Mrs. Roseline Peck, born 1808 - died 1898, the first white woman in Madison, Wisconsin. She was the wife of the first tavern keeper, E...

Photograph

Stephen Nicholas

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Stephen Nicholas (1840-1901) of Chilton, Wisconsin. Stephen was a member of the Narragansett tribe. He served with Co. D, 1st...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the "Dell Queen" entering the Narrows via Devil's Elbow as Hattie and Nellie Bennett look on from an overlook on the shoreline.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Large group at Syttende Mai (May Celebrations), possibly at Winnequah. Norwegian ladies are playing croquet and there is a Norwegian Flag on the side. Wome...

Date: 1880 

Description: Front and back cover with gold and blue ink. On the front cover a woman representing Europa is giving a coin to another woman representing America. Other i...

Date: 1886 

Description: Stereograph of a group of men standing and sitting on raft, watching Dick Stevenson in the center dancing. Zack Dugas is at left clapping time and Jack War...

Date: 1861-04-13 

Description: Etching from a photograph of Mrs. General Gaines.

Photograph

John Johnston

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of John Johnston (1836-1904) as a young man. John was born in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. He came to Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1856 and became a...

Date: 1897 

Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr., with his fist in the air, speaking from the back of a wagon. He is wearing a hat and a suit without the coat. It was in part du...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The building that housed the gallery of Van Schaick and the dental offices of Edward F. Long. Over the years, the building also accommodated a newspaper of...

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