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Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Full-length wedding portrait of Mr. and Mrs. August Krueger.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Mississippi River, with Alma in the distance, a typical river town which flourished in the 1850s.

Map or Atlas

Iron Ridge Station

Date: 1868 

Description: This map is ink on tracing cloth and shows lot and block numbers, depot, railroads and side tracks, and streets in sections 24 and 25, T.11, R.16E. The map...

Date: 1883 

Description: Lithographed advertising card for the Oliver Chilled Plow Works commemorating the new year, 1884. The card features two color illustrations within a gold f...

Date: 1855-02 

Description: Engraved image from Harper's New Monthly Magazine showing people riding in a stagecoach pulled by two horses.


Charles Bracken

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Charles Bracken. He was born in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania on April 6, 1797, and came to Walnut Grove, La Fayette County on Ma...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: She-sheba, or the Little Duck, a celebrated Winnebgo (Ho-Chunk) Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Gre...

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: This manuscript map by Increase Lapham shows the railroads, roads, wetlands, lakes and streams, dams, prairies, and settlers in the eastern half of Waukesh...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: The Michael Johnson Engesether family is seen from across a field standing at the side of a stone house with a frame addition. The house has a small front...

Date: 1856 before

Description: A hand-colored lithograph, prepared from drawings by Bayard Taylor, depicts two highly colored fish, identified as Serranus tsirimenara, top, and


Sarah F. Conover

Date: 1856 

Description: Painted portrait of Mrs. Sarah F. Conover.

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: Section drawing of the rotunda of the third Wisconsin State Capitol (second in Madison) by Stephen V. Shipman. August Kutzbock and Samuel H. Donnel were th...

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with young girl holding a doll. She and her doll are both wearing a dress. The girl has her hair in a snood. A verse appears below, "S...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: View, from a distance, of New Glarus. A hill, trees and fences are in the foreground.


Ferris Wheel

Date: 1893 after

Description: People gathered around a Ferris wheel.


Clam Camp

Date: 1888 

Description: Elevated view of clam camp with tents, clam shell debris, and wooden buildings. A bluff rises up behind the buildings.

Date: 1894 

Description: Portrait of Ada Bass seated while holding son Cary, with daughter Everetta standing next to her. Another woman, possibly Ada's mother, Arlina Burlingame, i...

Date: 1881 

Description: Front cover of color catalog for Triumph Reapers, Seymour Mowers and the New Clipper.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Political Cartoon Comparing Platforms

Date: 1884 

Description: Political cartoon comparing the Democratic Platform with the Republican Platform. The cartoon (Democratic) on the left depicts a poor family wearing rags i...

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Stereograph from the Panorama of the Battle of Missionary Ridge, 19th Louisiana Regiment, painted in 1885. It was painted by Eugen Bracht's Berlin-based pa...

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