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Date: 1893 

Description: Supply room of the Northern Hospital for the Insane. Canned and bottled goods, kitchenware, clothing, and blankets are visible on the shelves.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Charlie Greengrass (HoeHumpCheeKayRayHeKah), left, and David Bow Littlesoldier (MauJchayMauNeeKah) stand behind Will Stohega Carriman (WonkShiekStoHeGah)....


E.G. Kheeland

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Tintype portrait of E.G. Kheeland of Monroe, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is seated in uniform and holds a B-flat horn. The but...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A railroad section crew poses with a handcar on the trestle spanning the Buffalo River, north of Alma, Wisconsin.


F. A. Knickerbocker

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Tintype portrait of F.A. Knickerbocker of Shullsburg, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is standing in uniform and holds an alto hor...

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Emma Seipp, third from left in second row, poses with eight other young women against a carved studio prop and painted backdrop. Two of the other women, Em...

Date: 1876 

Description: Color chromolithograph illustration advertising poster for the Marsh Harvester, produced by Gammon and Deering Company. Printed by Charles Shober & Co., Ch...

Date: 1896-05 

Description: The office of Historical Society Librarian Minnie Oakley in the third Wisconsin State Capitol. From 1866 to 1883 the Historical Society occupied the entire...

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Advertising card for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring an illustration of a little girl holding a small bouquet of wildflowers.

Date: 1883 

Description: Advertising card produced by William Deering (later known as William Deering and Company), manufacturer of agricultural machinery. Features at the top an i...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Portrait of reunion banquet of the Army of the Potomac in New York City.

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Mauck-coo-maun, a celebrated Ioway Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Pririe du Chien (1825).

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Everetta and Cary Bass on sleigh in front of the Bass family home, 207 Clay Street.


William Mason

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Tintype portrait of William Mason of Magnolia, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is seated in uniform and holds a tuba. The buttons...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Waist-up studio portrait of a young woman in Norwegian costume.


Hemlock Bark

Date: 1895 

Description: The front (top) and back (bottom) of a promotional card advertising the large amounts of hemlock bark in Northern Wisconsin. The image shows three men sitt...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Reproduction of a carte-de-visite portrait of Theodatus Garlick (1805-1884), American surgeon and sculptor. Based in Cleveland, Ohio, Garlick was one of th...


Carrie Lane

Date: 1883 ca.

Description: Head and shoulders studio portrait of Carrie Lane Chapman Catt when she was still single and a teacher in Mason City, Iowa.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Chromolithographed card issued by the Woolson Spice Co. to present Christmas greetings to its customers. The card depicts children around a Christmas tree...

Date: 1892 

Description: Men posed in front of a livery barn and horse sales stable.

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