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Date: 1899-04-24 

Description: Partial view of a boathouse designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and built for the city of Madison. The University of Wisconsin-Madison campus is seen in the dis...

Date: 1886 

Description: Outdoor group portrait of the Gogebic Range iron miners.

Photograph

Oil City

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Farm fields and houses.

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: One of the eight female figures purchased from the Chicago firm Gould Brothers and Dribblee to be used on the gate posts of the Wisconsin State Capitol fen...

Photograph

Sign on Fence Post

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Fence and sign that says, "Dusty Roads and Weary Willies are Strictly Forbidden."

Photograph

Farmer's Harvest

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Farmer standing in a field between two large piles of root vegetables. Possibly on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus experimental farm.

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: Wisconsin State Fish Hatchery (aka Nevin Fish Hatchery, 3911 Fish Hatchery Rd). There is a frame board and batten building, and an open-frame gazebo-like...

Photograph

John Slothower

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of John Slothower. He was born in Pennsylvania and came to Wisconsin in 1836. He resided in Stevens Point, and was 45 years...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: "View of the Capitol, with all the Flags" one of four "Different Views of Parades in the Streets" identified in Dahl's 1877 "Catalogue of Stereoscopic View...

Date: 1844 

Description: Ceremonial Indian dance (Plate 8). "All tribes have their medicine songs particular for the hunting of each animal they choose to go in pursuit of, and by...

Book or Pamphlet

Deering Advertising Catalog

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Back cover of an advertising catalog for William Deering and Company, manufacturers of agricultural machinery. Features a color illustration of a young boy...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: "View of the Dining Table" from the "Dedication of Blue Mounds Church" section of Dahl's 1877 "Catalogue of Stereoscopic Views," showing a long banquet tab...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Two men in the foreground are pointing across a harvested field to a farmstead in the distance.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A card depicting two men posed near a stringer holding the many fish they caught. The caption reads, "Result of a day's fishing on Elk River, Price Co."

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Old Abe, Wisconsin War Eagle, perched on a stars and stripe shield near a cannon at the Wisconsin State Capitol. There is a flag in the background.

Photograph

Abraham Lincoln

Date: 1864-02-09 

Description: Abraham Lincoln in one of the famous portraits known as the Brady Profiles.

Date: 1891-10 

Description: The wreckage of a head-on collision of two Chicago, St. Paul Minneapolis & Omaha Railroad trains at Tramway. Men stand near and on top of the railroad cars...

Date: 1864-02-04 

Description: Embossed invitation to the fourth masquerade ball of the Madison Fire Engine Company #2. The invitation depicts a fire fighter on a ladder carrying a woman...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Eliza Catherine Scidmore seated in an ornate chair with a small dog curled up on her lap. Next to her stands a Japanese woman.

Photograph

Samuel Brown

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Samuel Brown. He was born in Massachusetts on January 8, 1804, and came to Wisconsin in November of 1834. In late 1835, B...

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