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Date: 1876 ca.
Description: Four men in front of tent in the woods. There is a man with a hatchet next to a clothesline between two trees. This is a Centennial encampment on the shore...
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: A family sits around a table in a garden path and a man stands on the porch of the frame house behind them. The porch has carpenter's lace and latticework...
Date: 1888 ca.
Description: View of Picnic Point stretching out into Lake Mendota on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
Description: This map was created to accompany a congressional report shows the then Wisconsin Territory, including present-day states of Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, an...
Date: 1897 ca.
Description: Elevated view of North Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Science Hall, Lake Mendota and the city of Madison on the isthmus are visible in...
Description: View from Library Mall across Langdon Street of Armory at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Also known as the Red Gym or Old Red.
Description: Brief letter from President Abraham Lincoln to Secretary of War Edwin Stanton asking to see the files for Carl Schurz of Wisconsin and Milo Smith Haskell (...
Description: Original wash drawing of Fort Laramie, Wyoming (actually Fort John; see note below). Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California...
Description: A pen and ink drawing of a log cabin, pork casks, and a washtub, contained in a letter written by Thomas Steel, Waukesha County farmer and physician, to hi...
Description: Illustration of the exterior of the Fuller Opera House, which is a detail from a bird's-eye view map of Madison.
Description: Trees stripped of bark. There is a fence on the right. In the far background is a building, perhaps a house, on a hill.
Description: Head and shoulders portrait drawing of Michael Troiber, co-defendant with Thomas Kidd in a conspiracy trial related to the Oshkosh woodworkers strike of 18...
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...
Description: Alice Brown in the Fred & Annie Brown house, 121 East Gilman Street.
Date: 1872 ca.
Description: The sidewheel packet, Red Wing, in the Mississippi River near Queen's Bluff below Trempealeau, Wisconsin.
Description: This map shows the shore line of Oct. 14 1864, city limits of water lots, and the elevation of water in Lake Michigan. Depths are shown by soundings.
Description: Posed three-quarter length studio portrait of Bridget (O'Keefe) Quinney. She is wearing a dress, collar pin and earrings. This image was extracted from a f...
Description: Map of the Wisconsin and the Minnesota Territory showing the status of township surveys in Wisconsin and southeastern Minnesota. The Wisconsin reservation...
Description: Bird's-eye view of Washburn, with twenty vignettes around side, water in foreground with docks and lumber corral. Thirty-three locations identified in key...
Description: This map shows the railroads in southern Wisconsin and their connections with points in Iowa and Illinois. An inset map shows rail connections between sout...
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