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Photograph

River and Bridge

Date: 1899-06-12 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a town with a railroad bridge crossing over a river. Several individuals are visible crossing the bridge. Sign near bridge says: "Willow R...

Date: 1899-06-12 ca.

Description: View of debris, perhaps from tornado damage in the business district of New Richmond. A group of onlookers investigate the damage. Caption on stereoview re...

Photograph

Log Loading

Date: 1886 

Description: Men loading logs at D.J. Arpin's Crooked Reef camp.

Date: 1876-08-12 

Description: A cartoon depicting General M.C. Butler holding a top hat, standing next to dead African Americans. There are slogans behind the bodies, including "Niggers...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Portrait of James Garland Sturgis in his West Point(?) cadet uniform. Born January 24, 1854; son of Samuel Davis Sturgis I and younger brother of Nina Stu...

Photograph

Ebenezer Brigham

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Ebenezer Brigham, founder of the first major community in the Blue Mounds of Wisconsin, which included a mine, frontier inn...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Allen E. Adsit is standing on a grassy hillside in the foreground. In the distance is the Allen E. Adsit farm which includes a three-story frame house wit...

Photograph

George H. Preble

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Captain George Henry Preble. Starting in 1861 Preble commanded the gunboat Katahdin, serving with Rear Admiral...

Book or Pamphlet

Ball Play on the Prairie

Date: 1884 

Description: Native Americans playing a lacrosse-like game of ball.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A man steers a horse and carriage down a winding country road near Clarendon Pond. Village dwellings are visible across the pond.

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: In his journal H√∂lzlhuber described his departure from Milwaukee. "I spent the last night from May 3rd to 4th, 1860, upon the ocean steamer Milwaukee

Date: 1894 

Description: Seven members of the canoe association are posed around an eighth member, who is lying face down on a padded cot, covered with ferns. Ferns have been strat...

Drawing

Chief Oshkosh

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Waist-up pen and ink drawing of Chief Oshkosh. He is wearing a top hat wrapped with a ribbon. He wears a suitcoat, bowtie, beaded neckpouch and a blanket w...

Date: 1844 

Description: Indians on horseback hunting buffaloes (Plate 6). "In this Plate, representing a numerous group in motion, and closely pursued by a party of Indians, wi...

Book or Pamphlet

Wisconsin State Capitol

Date: 1874 before

Description: Wisconsin State Capitol.

Date: 1852-06-24 

Description: Illustration of the Washington, D.C. Delegation of Indians. Five Indians pose with a man in a beard and suit. From Benjamin Armstrong, "Early Life Among Th...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Stereograph; corner of Broad and Wisconsin Avenues. Built in 1870. E.T. Mix, architect. Victorian details decorate the six story building. A small pile of...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A farmer operates a horse-drawn McCormick grain binder in a field. Many of the gear mechanisms in the rear of the binder are clearly visible in the image.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railroad engine pulling a pay car. Identified employees include: (left to right) brakeman E.W. Sweet and fireman C...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: "Professor R. B. Anderson, his Family & Visitors." Seated outdoors left to right around a table are Mrs. R.B. Anderson, H. Herlofson, Professor Rasmus B. A...

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