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Date: 1910 

Description: Two hunters stand around a pile of giant rabbits that they have killed in a Wisconsin forest. It is winter; there is snow on the ground. One of the hunte...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Window display in Bort, Bailey & Co. store on the occasion of a Civil War Veterans' reunion. In the window is a display of images of President Lincoln, Gen...

Date: 1887-10-14 before

Description: One-page menu for the visit of President Grover Cleveland to Memphis, with a man in a powdered wig wearing a waistcoat with wide, decorated cuffs, ruffled...

Date: 1965-12 

Description: Anti-aircraft crew that was said to have downed 14 American planes during four days in December, 1965. This propaganda photograph was released by a Hanoi...

Date: 1936 

Description: Member of the anti-Castro group Commandos L spray painting a homemade explosive device with a camouflage pattern under a covered porch. Parked cars and tre...

Photograph

William A. Greene

Date:  date unknown

Description: Full-length oval-framed studio portrait of William Greene, in uniform and holding his sword in front of him.

Date: 1942 

Description: A patrol from the 14th Infantry canoeing in the rain in Panama. Three men in fatigues holding sub-machine guns sit in a canoe.

Photograph

Marine Artillery

Date: 1945 

Description: Private First Class Anthony R. Buzzelli opens an ammunition box with an axe for Marines battling on Iwo Jima. Another man on the right appears to be openin...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Soldiers Home with cannon and wagon in the foreground.

Date: 1655 

Description: Battle during the Vespucci Expedition, 1499.

Photograph

Lewis S. Burton

Date: 1862 

Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of Captain Lewis S. Burton, Company B, 30th Wisconsin Infantry, standing in full uniform with his sword on his left si...

Historical Essay

War of 1812 Cannonball

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Fragment of six-pound cannonball fired in battle between American and British forces on July 1814 at Prairie du Chien, Illinois Territory (now Wisconsin).

Photograph

Arrest at Gresham

Date: 1975-01-27 

Description: Members of the Wisconsin National Guard arrest a group of Native Americans during the takeover of the Alexian Brother Novitiate near Gresham. The arrest wa...

Print

Crow Indians

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Crow Indians.

Date:  

Description: A stereograph view of a cyclorama of the Battle of Shiloh. Caption on stereograph reads, "Gen's Prentis and Hurlbuts troops in the 'Hornets Nest.'"

Photograph

Tree-Top Sentry

Date: 1942 

Description: A sentry wearing fatigues sits in a tree-top lookout post posing for a photograph in Panama. His sub-machine gun rests on a section of the lookout structur...

Date:  

Description: An engraving after the painting by James Walker of the Battle of Gettysburg.

Date: 1863 

Description: Stereograph of three U.S. Army soldiers in front of tents in camp under a framework of branches.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Forest Middleton offers a treat to a squirrel, who is sitting on his knee. They are in Capitol Park; Grace Episcopal Church is in the background on the le...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a painting entitled, "Pilgrims and Indian Meeting." The piece features pilgrims arriving on the shore and encountering a Native American.

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