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Photograph

First Ward School

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Exterior of the First Ward School.

Date: 1870 

Description: Birds eye drawing of Fort Atkinson, Jefferson County, depicts street names and street layouts, houses, trees, Rock River and Bark River. A reference key at...

Date: 1896 

Description: Profile view of a young passenger pigeon, on a cardboard box. This species of pigeon is now extinct. One of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in t...

Photograph

Fox River

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of the Fox River.

Date: 1870 after

Description: A view of an intersection of tree-lined streets in a residential area. Homes are partially visible on the right.

Date: 1896 

Description: Seven passenger pigeons (possibly other types of pigeon as well?), a species of pigeon now extinct. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in t...

Map or Atlas

Tomah, Wis.

Date: 1870 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Tomah.

Date: 1870 after

Description: A view of a tree-lined residential street with homes partially visible on the right.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Peace, Newspaper Article

Date: 1815-02-13 

Description: Newspaper article declaring peace between the United States and Great Britain at the end of the War of 1812.

Date: 1854 after

Description: A plaque declares the birthplace of the Republican Party.

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Interior view through curtained doorway of the Woodard's Victorian-era home. Elaborate rugs and wallpaper adorn the house, in addition to plants and wooden...

Date: 1886 

Description: Two maps on one page. The first page is a map of Milwaukee County with insets "Plan of Pewaukee, Waukesha Co.", "Plan of Oconomowoc, Waukesha Co.", "Plan o...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Men in a field with low hills in the background. Several men are on horseback. One man is riding a horse-drawn corn binder. All the men are wearing sombrer...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereo view of a lake scene in Madison, probably looking south on Lake Monona at a boat race in progress. From the series "The Beauties of the City of Madi...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: McCormick Self-Rake reaper in front of a fence or wall in a factory(?) yard.

Date: 1896 

Description: Several passenger pigeons, a species of pigeon now extinct, on a perch. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in the aviary of Professor C.O....

Date: 1880 

Description: Page from Eclipse Wind Engine Co. [Beloit, Wisconsin] catalog featuring an illustration of an Eclipse Wind Engine installed in a barn. A cut-away view show...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the J. Green & Co. Store, a frame building with a false front, a third-story fan window and two full windows. Men stand nearby with farm i...

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: 1878 

Description: Directions for attaching the McCormick Self-Binder to a harvester. Features an illustration of an early wire binder.

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