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Date: 1878 

Description: The dome of the third Wisconsin State Capitol, which was constructed entirely of iron and glass, as it appeared in 1878. The dome was painted white which s...

Photograph

Robert Aiken

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Robert Aiken. He was born in Alleghany County, Pennsylvania, on December 25, 1816. Aiken came to Grant County, Wisconsin in...

Photograph

George S. Willis

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of George S. Willis. He was born in Winfield, Herkimer County, New York. Willis came to Wisconsin in January of 1836 and res...

Date: 1871 

Description: Weather map depicting the great cyclonic storm that prevailed the day of the Peshtigo and Chicago fires.

Photograph

Haying Crew

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Haying crew posing in a field among the haystacks. One man in the middle is holding a very young foal, and another man sits on a horse-drawn hay rake. A fa...

Date: 1864-08 

Description: Soldiers relax around the Army Post Office at the quarters of the Chief Ambulance Officer, Ninth Army Corps.

Photograph

Grace Hayman Fowle

Date: 1893-02 

Description: Three-quarter length portrait of Grace Hayman Fowle. She is wearing gloves, and a fur-trimmed cloak over a flower printed and ruffled dress. Grace was the...

Date: 1861-10-31 

Description: Commemorative roster of Company G of the 12th regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry.

Date: 1880 

Description: Illustration of the arrival in a train station of the Maine and New Hampshire delegations to the National Republican Convention.

Date: 1898 

Description: Chippewa (Ojibwa) men with canoes at the Trans-Mississippi Exposition and Indian Congress.

Date: 1886 

Description: Letterhead for the Pfister & Vogel Leather Co., with an engraving of a bird's-eye view of the city (signed Ma-- Richards, Mil Wis) advertising the "Nationa...

Date: 1875-06-02 before

Description: Front cover and interior of menu for the banquet of the twenty-ninth annual session of the Wisconsin State Medical Society at the Park Hotel. On the cover...

Date: 1898-08 

Description: A Moqui [Hopi] Indian group of adults and children.

Photograph

Weighing Guests

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Group of people on the front porch, weighing the guests. A visit was considered successful if the guests weighed more when they left.

Date: 1855 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, buildings, some landownership, roads, railroads, cemeteries, the Milwaukee River, and Lake Michigan. The map includes...

Date: 1869 

Description: This geological map shows the township grid, counties, cities and villages, rivers, lakes, railroads, and roads. Barron County is still labeled Dallas Coun...

Date: 1883 

Description: Tonyawatha Spring Hotel from a descriptive brochure. The hotel opened in 1879 and was destroyed by fire on July 31, 1895.

Photograph

Aztalan Church

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Aztalan church, built in 1852.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Old Abe, eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Regiment. Popular cards sold in great quantities as benefit items ($9 per 100), so great was this bird's fame. ...

Date: 1876 

Description: View of a farmstead with fences, haystacks and a wooden building. A man is in the background on top of McCord Rock, also called Devil's Chimney, Preacher'...

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