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Photograph

Jeremiah Curtin

Date: 1871 

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Jeremiah Curtin with a full beard.

Photograph

Leonard J. Farwell

Date: 1853 ca.

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Leonard J. Farwell, Governor of Wisconsin 1852-54.

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the Axtell House building, with a storefront next to it advertising "Clothing Hats Caps Sailors Outfits". A bridge is on the left and a man...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Three or four-story brick building, with a "Drug Book Store" sign at the front, and a winding stair at the side. A man stands on the front sidewalk, and t...

Date: 1881-03-04 

Description: View from the corner of 7th Street after the "big snow" of 1881.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Two men pose on a boat docked at the Askew Steamboat Landing on Lake Monona off South Carroll Street. The old Governor Harvey residence is in the backgroun...

Date: 1875-03-24 ca.

Description: The Grand and Majestic Snowbanks on the Madison and Portage Railroad, listed as one of four views of "15 to 30 ft. high snow-banks" in Dahl's 1877 "Catalog...

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Four boats shown. One is a repair boat and the other two the gunboats "Cincinnatti" [sic] and "Lexington". There is a steamboat marked "Marie Denin" on the...

Date: 1865-07-12 

Description: A letter written by Wisconsin Governor James T. Lewis to E.G. Ayer of Harvard, Illinois, thanking him for his special care of and attention to sick and wou...

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A diagram of a table saw, designed and drawn by John Muir.

Print

Little Falls

Date: 1853 

Description: Engraved image of a boat being towed through a canal at Little Falls by a team of horses. A small town is in the background.

Date: 1871 

Description: Photographic print of a wood engraving of a schoolhouse and children in Peshtigo. From the book "Sketch of the Great Fire In Peshtigo".

Date: 1896-10-01 

Description: A number of farmers bringing large bales of cotton to market on horse-drawn carts. A building in the back has the words "Bailey, Barksdale & Co." painted o...

Date: 1899 before

Description: Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha train cars loading onto car ferry Pere Marquette.

Date: 1899 

Description: Elevated view of Bascom Hill and lower campus vicinity from the roof of the Wisconsin Historical Society, which was then under construction. A large group...

Photograph

P. Langlais Farm

Date: 1895-07-31 

Description: Three men standing in the cornfields at P. Langlais's farm.

In "Northern Wisconsin: A Hand-Book for the Homeseeker" (1896), this photograph is captioned...

Date: 1889 

Description: This 1889 map of Douglas County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, roads, existing and proposed railroads...

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of six men posed standing, two men and four women posed sitting. Probably the Black River Falls High School...

Date: 1880 

Description: View from the Wisconsin Avenue entrance of the Capitol Park to Madison City Hall. The City Hall building has a clock tower on the roof. The stone gateways...

Date: 1899 

Description: View through trees towards a cabin. One man holding a rifle stands in the center at the left front side of the cabin, and a group of four men sit on the ri...

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