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Description: Color illustration of Abraham Lincoln riding a horse behind a wagon as children look on. There is a locomotive in the background.

Date: 1864-07-16 

Description: Illustration from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper depicting Admiral Porter's fleet passing through Colonel Bailey's dam during the War on Red R...


Description: People engaged in various activities along the bank of the Mississippi River. There are both men and women and a horse next to the river edge. Trees are cu...

Date: 1941 

Description: Dimensional drawing or chassis diagram for the International K-8 and KS-8 school bus.


Description: Design for Wisconsin Centennial 3 cent postage stamp with an agriculture and industries theme.

Date: 1858 

Description: View of a Presbyterian church with a horse-drawn vehicle and multiple pedestrians in the foreground.

Date: 1886 

Description: Engraved image from a sketch by Theodore Davis showing four men bicycling.

Date: 1946-02-12 

Description: Blueprints details for Signs and Markers for Copper Falls State Park.

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: An elevated view of a man on a tractor harrowing a field on a hillside. A road and field run along the left side and a small field and trees appear on the...


Water Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of North Water Street. Supplementary text reads: "THE STREET OF BEGINNINGS. An Indian trail, leading from the tamarack swamps to LeClair' little...

Date: 1870 

Description: An ad featuring Wauwatosa, showing the First Baptist Church built in 1854 and the First Congregational Church built in 1853.

Date: 1842 

Description: This hand-colored lithograph of the second Fort Howard, with Indians canoeing on the Fox River, shows the hospital built 1834-1835 outside the stockade on...

Date: 1862-06-06 

Description: "Colonel Ellet's Rams approaching the city of Memphis, Tennessee, to demand its surrender." Sketch of a cityscape in the background, the river with numero...


Gunboat "Essex"


Description: The "Essex" (New Era) transformed into a gunboat, at anchor. Next to it is a smaller boat.

Date: 1922 

Description: View of the approach to the Wisconsin River bridge.


The Rock River

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: The Rock River.


View of Detroit

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: View of Detroit with several boats and ships in (probably) the Detroit River.

Date: 1872 

Description: Lithograph elevated view of the Alexander Mitchell home and gardens seen from the corner of Ninth and Spring Streets. Pedestrians, horse-riders and a horse...

Date: 1939-07 

Description: An architectural rendering of a proposed lakefront development plan.

Date: 1849-06-20 ca.

Description: The Black Hills sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail).

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