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Jacob Brant

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Tintype portrait of Jacob Brant of Brodhead, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is seated in uniform next to a bass drum and holds a...

Date: 1860 

Description: Image drawn by Franz H√∂lzlhuber of early Milwaukee settlement with a horse-drawn carriage, as well as industry and a railroad. The text on the image reads:...


John P. Arndt

Date: 1856 

Description: Painted portrait of John Arndt resting his hands on a cane.


Pruecius Putnam

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Pruecius Putnam. He was born in Andover, Windsor County, Vermont, on September 25, 1813. Putnam came to Wisconsin on Novemb...

Date: 1877 

Description: Detail of Franz Anton Neuhauser from a composite photograph of the Wisconsin Assembly.

Date: 1860 after

Description: A soldier stands on the left with his gun and bayonet. A sailor stands on the right holding a banner that reads, "THE UNION MUST & SHALL BE PRESERVED". In...

Date: 1882-02-21 

Description: Chromolithograph poster advertising a Milwaukee Mardi Gras celebration, arranged by the Turnverein and Milwaukee Musical Societies, and held at the Exposit...


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...


Adna Wooster

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Adna Wooster of Racine.

Date: 1883 

Description: Lithographed advertising card for the Oliver Chilled Plow Works commemorating the new year, 1884. The card features two color illustrations within a gold f...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Kee-me-one, or Rain, a Chippeway (Ojibwa) Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at Fond du Lac (1827).

Date: 1879-09-10 

Description: The Madison Brass Band performing at the Wisconsin State Fair at Camp Randall. The view is facing east toward the Wisconsin State Capitol.

Date: 1862 

Description: Officers of Company I, 7th Wisconsin Infantry: (left to right) Lt. Joseph N.P. Bird, Captain George H. Walther, and Lt. Christopher Lefler. Their Black ser...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Three men sitting in front of log building at Big Bay Beach on Madeline Island.

Date: 1894 

Description: Catalog cover featuring illustrations along with the text: "The Foreign Commisioners Visit the Northwest, and Learn Why Bonanza Farming Pays." At the top i...

Date: 1894-05-12 

Description: A log house built on rocky terrain, opposite Grape Island.


Robert Wilson

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Robert Wilson. He was born in Greenupsburg, Kentucky, on July 16, 1814. Wilson came to Wisconsin in May of 1833, and reside...

Date: 1896 

Description: Exterior view of St. Norberts Society along with four clergy portraits.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of photographer Henry Hamilton Bennett pulling an oar on a Wisconsin raft.


Frederick W. Horn

Date: 1860 

Description: Waist-up oval portrait of Frederick W. Horn (1815-1893). A Democrat, he was a Representative in the Wisconsin Assembly from Cedarburg. He was a lawyer and...

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