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Photograph

Old Abe Portrait

Date: 1870 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of a stuffed bald eagle, purportedly, Old Abe. There is a flag at the left and at the bottom is written "The Eagel[sic] of The Ei...

Book or Pamphlet

Dodge and Stevenson Catalog

Date: 1870 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for the Dodge's patent Reaper & Mower, Self-Raker. The cover features an engraved illustration of a woman leaning on a hor...

Book or Pamphlet

Naw-Kaw or Wood

Date: 1838 

Description: Naw-Kaw or Wood. Hand-colored lithograph from History of the Indian Tribes of North America.

Date: 1898 

Description: Group portrait of Emma Gillett and her children. Top row: Rufus and Sherwin. Bottom row: Helen, Fred, Emma and Ruth.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Second Sacred Heart Polish Catholic Church.

Date: 1899 

Description: Waist-up indoor portrait of Anna McConnell, sitting in three-quarter profile, looking out of a window.

Date: 1898 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Milwaukee with prominent streets and buildings identified. Taken from City Hall Tower.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Wisconsin State Capitol building.

Photograph

View of Menomonie

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of Menomonie. A group of people sit on a hill in the foreground overlooking the town.

Date: 1866 

Description: Elevated view of the ruins of the railroad roundhouse, with the city in the background. Men are posing on the train cars and engines. Plate 45

Date: 1876 

Description: Sheep and cattle are within a split-rail fence. Two men are behind the fence on the roof of a shade shelter for the cattle. Haystacks and a windmill are be...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Portrait of Mamie Sturgis, younger sister of Nina Sturgis Dousmann, wife of H. Louis Dousman.

Date: 1897 

Description: Mrs. Clark's residence.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Agricultural machinery on display in an exhibition by R. Wallut & Co. of Paris, France. Signs advertise Hornsby oil engines, cream separators and "mills of...

Photograph

Nelson R. Norton

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Nelson R. Norton. He was born in Hampton, Washington County, New York, on November 8, 1809. Norton came to Chicago on Novem...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Four women in dresses and hats riding bicycles on a race track at the Langlade County Fair Grounds. Bleachers at left are empty, but there is a man in a ca...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane designed by Stephen V. Shipman (Mendota Mental Health Institute).

Date: 1861 

Description: View of Madison from Main Hall, now Bascom Hall, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. South Hall is in the foreground, with several residences an...

Date: 1849-07-10 ca.

Description: The clay hills that were formed by the Sweetwater River in Wyoming; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland...

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...

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