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Date: 1867 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Oshkosh, "drawn from nature."

Date: 1860 after

Description: Confederate soldier wearing a whiskey barrel with a cork helmet. On the barrel appears the text, "RGG", "C.S.A. WHISKEY", "J.X.D." Caption below reads, "A...

Date: 1864 

Description: This map of the area of the First Battle of Bull Run shows military positions and troop movements as well as the names of landowners, vegetation and land u...

Photograph

Model Gun

Date: 1862-02 

Description: Tintype of a model gun intended to accompany a patent application. The five-barreled gun, invented by William Bradford, is mounted on wheels.

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Frank Lloyd Wright as a young child. The photograph was made in McGregor, Iowa, where Wright's father briefly served a Baptist congregation as minister af...

Date: 1866 

Description: Barren and battered trees on the Resacca battlefield. There is a house in a valley in the distance. Plate 21

Date: 1864 

Description: View down to valley of Union soldiers posing on the roof of a log building. A log bridge crosses a stream, and many trees are on the hillsides. Plate 05

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait photograph of Alexander Winchell (1824-1891), former state geologist of Michigan and professor of Geology and Paleontology at the...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Illustrated view of the plan for University of Wisconsin of University Hill, Bascom Hill, area.

Date: 1864 

Description: Early drawing of the Gates of Heaven Synagogue (on the left) and the Congregational Church (on the right), located on the 200 block of West Washington Aven...

Photograph

Chris Early

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Waist-up carte-de-visite portrait of Corporal Chris Early, Company K, 13th Wisconsin Infantry. Died on May 18, 1865 of a disease.

Date: 1860 after

Description: A gold star with the federal shield in the center has two Union flags behind it. The verse below reads, There's a Star in the skies that shall never go do...

Photograph

McPherson Farm

Date: 1863-07-15 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the McPherson farm buildings near the site of the Gettysburg battlefield. Two figures appear on the right side: Mathew Brady standing and hi...

Date: 1861 

Description: A hand-drawn poster, produced by S.W. Martin's Writing Academy of Madison, listing the officers and men of the 1st Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry,...

Date: 1867 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Ripon, with insets of points of interest.

Date: 1862 

Description: Cover of an advertising booklet for John H. Manny's Single Mower. It features an illustration of men using the mower, surrounded by informative text.

Photograph

State Prison

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Wisconsin State Prison.

Photograph

John Rugee

Date: 1861 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of John Rugee, member of the Wisconsin State Assembly.

Date: 1861 

Description: A general map of Pennsylvania, Virginia, New Jersey and Delaware. Insets include maps of New Orleans, Baltimore, St. Louis, Charleston, Savannah, Washingto...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Soldier-farmer, "Jeffy" (Jefferson) Davis, in full uniform with a straw hat is giving feed (bonds) to a sow (the Confederacy). The sow is in turn feeding i...

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