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Description: Sign advertising for 15 cent tap beers at the Nitty Gritty bar in Madison, Wisconsin. Shows a cartoon of a drunk bugler, playing taps while drinking a pint...
Description: Poster advertising a set of performances by musical group Blue Funkshun. Features a hand-drawn illustration of a man with a guitar case smoking a cigarett...
Description: Locomotive with coal car and one passenger car passing through rural landscape. People wave from a log cabin and a horse-drawn vehicle in the background an...
Date: 1857 ca.
Description: Green Bay Intelligencer Newspaper Office. This was the first newspaper published in Wisconsin. The building was on Main Street. This drawing appeared in...
Description: Tracing of a petroglyph depicting an animal figure pursued by a human figure with a bow and arrow followed by a child.
Description: Front cover of "Opportunity: Journal of Negro Life" showing an illustration of a woman in an evening dress with her cheek resting on her shoulder, and peop...
Date: date unknown
Description: Illustration of three Chippewa (Ojibwa) Indians gathering wild rice into a canoe.
Description: Pencil drawing of Melancton Smith in profile.
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Illustration of Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) men. One of them may be Yellow Thunder.
Description: "Building rafts, or pontoons, upon which to mount huge mortars — for use on the river. Scene at St. Louis." Men are building on a pontoon with lumber. Ther...
Date: 1941 before
Description: Woodcut illustration of two seated figures smoking pipes.
Description: Charcoal portrait of George Baxter Burrows. A Wisconsin State Senator (1878-1882) and real estate broker, he willed his twelve-acre Lake Mendota frontage e...
Description: Hand-drawn poster for the Wisconsin State Employees Union (WSEU), Local 171 and Local 2412, announcing "People vs State on Strike". Illustration depicts a...
Description: Drawing of a soldier holding a cup, standing next to his bunk at Fort Holt. Civil War firearms are in the closet on the right. Another man is in the backgr...
Description: Illustration depicting a battle. In the foreground injured soldiers are gathered on and around the porch and yard of a house. In the background are columns...
Description: Several French fur traders negotiating with native Indians at La Baye.
Description: Hand-lettered Civil War commemorative roster of Company D, Seventh Wisconsin Infantry Regiment, known as the Stoughton Light Guard. The background is decor...
Description: A pencil drawing of men building a road with wooden planks.
Date: 1916 ca.
Description: Drawing of a wild-looking Paul Bunyan.
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Architectural drawing of the north elevation of the Chicago residence of Cyrus Hall McCormick and his family. The drawing was produced by the architectural...
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