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Photograph

Lucius Fairchild

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Portrait of Lucius Fairchild.

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Stereograph of exterior of a building used as the Confederate government's Executive Mansion. This was where Jefferson Davis and his family stayed during t...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Semi-circle of group in yard with a baby carriage in the middle. A large wood frame house with carpenter's lace on its porch is behind them. The third man...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1854 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, roads, railroads, and some landowners’ names. Lake Michigan, the Milwaukee River, and the Menomonee River are labeled...

Date: 1865-04 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Old Abe, eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. Bodtker often photographed Old Abe and on this occasion attempte...

Photograph

Chippewa Falls

Date: 1890 

Description: Chippewa Falls seen through trees.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The building that housed the gallery of Van Schaick and the dental offices of Edward F. Long. Over the years, the building also accommodated a newspaper of...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of William Tennant in front of same painted backdrop. He was a newspaper and magazine agent in Black River Falls, Wisconsin, who lost both...

Photograph

Deering Mower

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: George Lincoln sitting on a Deering mower. The original caption reads: "George Lincoln on old Deering Mower about 1893."

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Team of oxen in front of a sod shanty on the Dakota plains. Two men stand behind the team on the right. The animals are hitched to a plow.

Date: 1890 

Description: Original pen and ink drawing of an illustration for a McCormick Company advertising catalog. Includes illustrations of McCormick's "first" reaper and McCor...

Photograph

Caryl Fairchild

Date: 1896-12 

Description: Portrait of Caryl Fairchild (later Caryl Fairchild Bacon), youngest daughter of former governor and Civil War hero Lucius Fairchild. This photograph is da...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Park Hotel at the intersection of Carroll and Main streets, with the Capitol Park on the right. Several carriages are hitched at the p...

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: This map includes a location map showing major railroads and waterways in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Lake Superior, Bay of Superior, and Ba of Alloues are la...

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of Mary Louise Baker Lidgerwood Browne. Daughter of Charles Minton Baker of Lake Geneva. Taken in New York before her family jour...

Date: 1886 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Ashland, on the shores of Lake Superior, with insets of The Apostle Islands Chequamagon Bay & Ashland, and Distances from Ashland.

Photograph

Simeon Mills House

Date: 1887-06-10 

Description: Simeon Mills poses with Darwin Clark in front of Mills' house at the corner of Monona Avenue and East Wilson Street.

Date: 1894-07 

Description: Titled "A Ponca Indian Squaw dance". The participants hold up flags.

Photograph

Dr. War Eagle

Date: 1898 

Description: Dr. War Eagle shoots at a target using a bow and arrow at the Trans-Mississippi Exposition and Indian Congress.

Date: 1856 

Description: Isthmus of Madison, including Lake Mendota, or Great Lake, and Lake Menona [sic].

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