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Third Street

Date: 1864 

Description: View looking North up Third Street near Market Square. There are five boys and a horse in the middle of the road.

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Sir Charles Lyell (1797-1875), Scottish lawyer, geologist, and advocate of uniformitarianism. Handwritten text at the bottom o...

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Édouard Desor (1811-1882), Swiss geologist and professor at Neuchâtel academy. He chiefly studied the structure of glaciers an...


Description: Family portrait of the Porters, standing in front of their log cabin with a horse.

Date: 1869 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for Younglove, Massey & Co., manufacturers of agricultural equipment. The cover features an engraved illustration of a hors...


Description: Engraving after a drawing by Winslow Homer showing a crowned Baby New Year riding a velocipede through a hoop held by a woman, as the Grim Reaper, on the r...

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Officers of the 43rd Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, with Colonel Amasa Cobb seated at the center. It is likely this picture was taken when the field and sta...

Date: 1863 

Description: Includes index to public buildings, churches, schools. Inset: Glidden & Lockwood’s addition. Gives names of some property owners.

Date: 1867 

Description: A map showing railroad land in Chippewa Valley.

Date: 1866 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite studio portrait of a Ho Chunk chief standing in front of a backdrop. He is wearing a long coat, fringed shirt, and a crown on his head. In...

Date: 1861 

Description: Shows townships and sections, landowners, and woodlands. Includes inset maps of Monroe, Brodhead, Albany, Cadiz, Decatur, Dayton, Clarence, Springfield, Tw...

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: View of Water Street looking north from the business district.


George W. Peck

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Portrait of George W. Peck, 2nd Lieutenant, Company E, 4th Wisconsin Cavalry.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Milwaukee Street looking west with small dog in foreground.


Public School

Date: 1867 ca.

Description: View across street towards the front of a public school, probably on E. Gorham Street.

Date: 1863 after

Description: A view of the gymnasium at Northwestern College. A staircase leads up the terraced hill to the brick building.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Two men cook at griddles while another leans on an open door to one of many tents at a Civil War army camp.

Date: 1862 after

Description: Elevated view of Vicksburg, with the Mississippi River in the background.

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye map of Fond du Lac, "drawn after nature," with a parade of soldiers marching down the street.

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