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Description: Illustrated map of Crawford County. On the bottom right is an inset of a group of people near a train on a railroad track.
Description: Map of Wisconsin and portions of Minnesota, Michigan, Illinois and Iowa show the major railway tracks and their connections in red and blue ink. Lakes, riv...
Date: 1873 ca.
Description: A family of five stands in front of a very plain upright-and-wing frame house. The long shadows of trees emphasize the sparseness of this scene which is re...
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Lithographed advertising poster showing a McCormick grain binder at the Civil War battle of Gettysburg. The poster was based on a cyclorama by French artis...
Date: 1871 ca.
Description: A map of Wisconsin which shows the counties, county seats, those cities with over 3,000 inhabitants. The map also depicts the rivers, lakes, completed and...
Description: A map of Portland and Jefferson in Monroe County.
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: A family stands near a small and neat rural frame house. The women wear hats, and one man leans against the house with one foot on a chair. The frame house...
Description: A series of four hand-colored, geological maps of Wisconsin. Starting from the top of the page, the first map is of a section along the line of the 4th pri...
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...
Description: Map of Portland in Monroe County.
Description: Bird's-eye map of Berlin, with insets of West Side Public School and High School.
Date: 1877 ca.
Description: An unusual long and low frame house with a small central second story. The porch wraps around two sides and has no railing. There are some Gothic Revival d...
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Stereograph view of Menomonie. A group of people sit on a hill in the foreground overlooking the town.
Description: A promotional card displaying a group of thirteen people outside their new home in Northern Wisconsin.
The caption bellow the photograph reads, "These pe...
Date: 1872 ca.
Description: A map of Wisconsin which shows the counties, county seats, those cities with over 3,000 inhabitants. The map also displays the rivers, lakes, completed an...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Old Abe, eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. Old Abe is perched on a plank of wood with the American flag painted on it. The portrait is...
Date: 1860 after
Description: The Lady Liberty, seated on a platform, is holding a banner with stars and the text, "WISCONSIN LOYAL TO THE UNION". Behind her are an American eagle and f...
Date: 1872 date unknown
Description: A group of loggers poses for a photograph amongst cut logs in a snow-covered wooded area. The men to the middle of the image have their axes in hand, whil...
Description: Thomas B. Jeffery, founder of the Thomas B. Jeffery Company of Kenosha in 1902. Before that Jeffery produced several experimental automobiles, including th...
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