Date: 1858 ca.

Description: H√∂lzlhuber received a request from the German theater director Henry B√∂rnstein in St. Louis, Missouri, to purchase his theater sets and music. Accordingly,...


Old Abe Portrait

Date: 1870 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of a stuffed bald eagle, purportedly, Old Abe. There is a flag at the left and at the bottom is written "The Eagel[sic] of The Ei...

Date: 1894 

Description: Carte-de-visite of a three-quarter length portrait of Hugh Claiborne Adams, age 18, dressed in coattails with his arm on the back of an elaborately carved...

Date: 1862 

Description: The USS "Benton" was an "ironclad" ship which served as Capt. Andrew Hull Foote's flagship during the March 1862 assault on Island No. 10.


Morgan L. Martin

Date: 1891 

Description: Waist-up carte-de-visite portrait of Morgan L. Martin, 3rd Wisconsin Cavalry.

Date: 1893 

Description: Waist-up portrait of young Amanda McCormick Adams (later Mrs. Percy M. Tracy) dressed in white.


Kindergarten Class

Date: 1899 

Description: Students raise their hands in a kindergarten class at Crow School.

Date: 1862-10-24 

Description: First page of a list of sick and wounded Wisconsin soldiers from the First Wisconsin Cavalry found at the Fifth St. Hospital in St. Louis by Cordelia Harve...


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