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Date: 1832 ca.
Description: Ptihn-Tak-Ochatä, or dance of the Mandan women.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: The home of Adolph Piening on Hancock Street (near Eight Street). The house was next door to the German Lutheran School and this site now is used by the sc...
Date: 1897 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the Wisconsin State Fish Hatchery (aka Nevin Fish Hatchery, 3911 Fish Hatchery Rd). A salt-box house with an additional wing stands next t...
Date: 1871 ca.
Description: Bird's-eye view of the Chicago fire of October 8, 1871. The hand-colored lithograph was published by Currier and Ives.
Description: Two dog-sledges hauling supplies, with one also carrying a Mandan.
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: Formal portrait of Alfred P. Edgerton seated at a small table.
Description: Front cover of catalog for "Plows and Plow Making as shown by the Oliver Chilled Plow Works."
Description: Sanborn-Perris fire insurance maps for city of Menasha.
Description: Man driving a cream wagon pulled by a team of horses and loaded with dairy products.
Description: This map shows city wards, block numbers, parks, cemeteries, roads, railroads, Lake Michigan, and selected buildings. Also included are indexes "Milwaukee...
Description: A notice published In Memory of President Wm. H. Harrison, 9th President of the United States, upon his death, April 4, 1841, at the age of 68. The tribut...
Description: Engraving of portraits of Generals in the Union Army during the Civil War. U.S. Grant is in the center, with H.W. Halleck on his left, and clockwise from t...
Description: Advertising card with the heading: "To make hens lay, use Sheridan's condition powder." Features a color illustration of a man in a hen house on the left h...
Description: This colored map of the Battle of Chattanooga depicts the positions of the Union and Confederate troops before the battle and on each day of the battle. Al...
Description: View of the Central Wisconsin Telephone Company exchange building from the street.
Description: Title page of Increase Lapham's A catalog of Plants & Shells, Found in the vicinity of Milwaukee on the West Side of Lake Michigan,
Description: Front cover of booklet advertising the Oliver Chilled Plow Works.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Attorney Albert G. Zimmerman took this photograph of Monona Avenue, with Lake Monona beyond, from the roof of the Madison Capitol about 1895. Across Main...
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Seymour Wilcox. He was born in Madrid, St. Lawrence county, New York, on November 22, 1805. Wilcox came to Wisconsin in Jul...
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