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Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Boardwalk leading to St. Joseph's Catholic Church in La Pointe.

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Men loading rock from Saddle Mound quarry onto a St. Paul Railroad flat car.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Jefferson Davis, dressed as a woman, floating in a washtub labeled "Lady Davis" which flies the Confederate flag. He holds a bottle in his left hand and st...

Date: 1869 

Description: Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway locomotive no. 40, called the L.B. Rock, at the Chestnut Street yards. The mast of a ship is visible in the background, and...

Photograph

Portage Railroad

Date: 1884 

Description: A group of men and boys posed around Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway locomotive # 313, a switch engine. The Fox House is in the background.

Photograph

Fred D. Grant

Date: 1865 

Description: Full-length studio portrait of Fred D. Grant, son of Ulysses S. Grant, at 15 years of age, standing near a chair in front of a painted backdrop dressed in...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Thomas I. Kidd

Date: 1898 

Description: Head and shoulders portrait drawing of Thomas Kidd, defendant in a conspiracy case related to the Oshkosh lumber strike.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Stereograph of a Native American man and woman, both Ute Indians, on horseback.

Date: 1861 

Description: Thomas Bigford (in cap, on left) and another official swearing-in two Native American Civil War recruits. Thomas Bigford (1815-1890) of Taycheedah, Wiscons...

Date: 1898-07-04 ca.

Description: A man sits and a woman rests against a tree near a rustic bridge. Several bicycles are parked nearby as well.

Photograph

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: 1897 

Description: Finnish language catalog, featuring an illustration of an enlarged three leafed clover which is surrounded by clover flowers, wheat and a dragonfly. Small...

Date: 1898 

Description: Chippewa (Ojibwa) men with canoes at the Trans-Mississippi Exposition and Indian Congress.

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Portrait of Increase Allen Lapham.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Original pen and ink drawing of an illustration for a McCormick Company advertising catalog. Includes an illustration of a well-dressed farmer operating a...

Painting

Randall Wilcox

Date: 1856 

Description: Waist-up portrait of Randall Wilcox sitting.

Photograph

Walter B. Gage

Date: 1856 

Description: A quarter-length oval sepia-toned portrait of Walter B. Gage.

Date: 1893 

Description: Frederick Jackson Turner with his History Seminar in an alcove of the Historical Society rooms in the third Wisconsin State Capitol, about 1893-1894. Back...

Date: 1858 

Description: A fire fighter stands over a fire as he trains his hose on the flames. This depicts the close proximity to the fire fire fighters were required to work be...

Book or Pamphlet

C.B. Reynold's Tent

Date: 1886 

Description: Illustration of C.B. Reynold's tent, in which he offered liberal lectures free of charge. A lectern and chairs are set up inside the tent. The sign on the...

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