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Date: 1821-07-03 

Description: Two pages of a letter written by Thomas Forsyth.

Date: 1868 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Fielding B. Meek (1817-1876), American paleontologist. Meek became the Smithsonian Institution's first full-time paleontologist...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: An early type of sidewheel passenger and freight steamboat The Milwaukie, also known as The Milwaukee. It was used on Lake Erie and upper lak...

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Woodpile in right foreground, with family near board fence. There is a man holding an accordion, and a frame house in background. Two children are standing...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Mr. Edward Schildhauer sits in a rocking chair at an angled architect desk. The desk is covered with papers and various drafting tools such as a protractor...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: A group of campers at McBride's Point at Maple Bluff on Lake Mendota. They are equipped with German exercise equipment (exercise pins, "kegels"), a horn (l...

Photograph

Farm of Alex Smith

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: View from a distance of a farm in a valley owned by Alex(ander?) Smith. There is a wooden fence in the foreground surrounding the farm.

Photograph

View of Superior

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: View of Superior, with a large group of men in the foreground and various buildings behind them.

Date: 1896 

Description: This 1896 map of Washburn County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, sections, schools, wagon roads, cities and villages, settlers, railroads, a...

Date: 1860 

Description: Waist-up oval portrait of Charles Hammarquist, Representative in the Wisconsin Assembly from Fort Atkinson.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the J.N. Hegeman Drugstore at 60 Fulton Avenue. Left to right: a clerk, J.W. Ferris, an errand boy, William O'Bry, and a porter.

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Buildings along Wisconsin River.

Date: 1890 

Description: Catalog cover featuring an illustration of three women walking with their arms around each other down a path between fields One of the women holds a hand s...

Date: 1872 

Description: Map of the Chippewa River, from the head of navigation at the city of Chippewa Falls, covering a distance of 16 miles above : showing the established impro...

Book or Pamphlet

The Buckeye Catalog Cover

Date: 1884 

Description: C. Aultman & Co. catalog cover. Features a chromolithograph of a woman holding flowers in her skirt. She stands next to a buck wearing a garland of those s...

Photograph

Abraham Lincoln

Date: 1860-06-03 

Description: Quarter-length profile portrait of Abraham Lincoln.

Date: 1870 

Description: Front cover of a mower and reaper catalog. Features a color illustration of a man using a mower in field, with the caption: "Mower Finger Bar Lifter Over a...

Date: 1886 

Description: Elevated view taken from the Miller Building, which is the original site of the old Milwaukee House. In the center of the foreground is what used to be ca...

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: The Institution for the Education of the Blind where Louisa May Alcott attended school. Writing on the photo reads "Institution for the Education of the Bl...

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...

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