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Date: 1830 ca.

Description: A hand-drawn map of the township sectioning of Milwaukee, eastern Waukesha, northern Walworth, and Racine Counties. Other items shown in the map are the l...

Photograph

Erik Larsen

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Waist-up seated studio portrait of Erick Larsen [as written on Regimental and Descriptive Rolls, Volume 20 “Red Books” and in the Roster of Wisconsin Volun...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of William H. Canfield (1819-1913), a Wisconsin civil engineer and surveyor who is best known for his studies of Sauk County's nat...

Map or Atlas

Map of Gilpin County

Date: 1866 

Description: A colorful map of Gilpin County, the central gold region of Colorado, surveyed by Charles W. Morse and George Hill.

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: This map shows townships and sections, landownership and acreages, roads, railroads, cemeteries, churches, schools, mills, and stone quarries. "Engraved, p...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: View, ca. 1873-1879, of Madison looking down Wisconsin Avenue toward the third Wisconsin Capitol, a view that suggests something of the ongoing importance...

Photograph

Da-Ko-Ra

Date: 1867 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite full-length studio portrait in front of a backdrop of the Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) chief. In this portrait he is past the age of seventy. He is...

Photograph

Farm Scene

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A man wearing overalls, a man with a dog, and a man driving a team of two horses are posing among a herd of cows on a farm. Several barns, a fence, another...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Map of Wisconsin showing the populations of each county as well as the total population for the state.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: View across road towards the exterior of a brick elementary school in northern Wisconsin. A large group of children and adults pose from within the schooly...

Photograph

Fourth of July

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereographic view of New Richmond(?) during a fourth of July celebration. Identification has not been fully verified, but there was a Coombs Hotel in this...

Photograph

Interior of Home

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Interior of the Daniel Brown home in Bloomington. Brown was a retail merchant. Mr. Zimmerman was a prominent lawyer, and one-time law partner of R.M La Fol...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of a raftsman holding a rope as a second man runs towards the edge of the raft.

Photograph

Ada Bass

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Ada Bass, the photographer's wife, posing in costume indoors.

Photograph

Young Old Abe

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite of Old Abe, the Wisconsin war eagle on a perch. The adolescent bird still has partially brown head feathers. The card appears to have a s...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Helen Gilbert Van Vechten. In 1897 Helen co-founded the Philosopher Press in Wausau, and became an expert in all matters rel...

Date: 1881 

Description: Front of advertising card featuring a color illustration of a man and young boy outside during winter. The man is using a Lightning Hay knife to cut the ha...

Date: 1896-05-12 

Description: Charles N. Brown residence, southeast corner of the intersection of Frances and Langdon Streets. On the left is 263 Langdon Street. Both structures were de...

Date: 1867 

Description: Directions for putting together and operating McCormick's Reaping and Mowing Machine. Features labeled drawings of the machine set up as a reaper and as a...

Date: 1888-11-15 before

Description: Interior pages from the twenty-fifth anniversary of the accession to the throne of King Christian IX and Queen Louise of Denmark. A pair of columns frames...

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