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Ashland County Jail

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of the jail which reads "Jail for Ashland County, Ashland, Wis. Conover & Porter, Architects."

Date: 1859 

Description: This plat map is pen on paper and shows numbered blocks and lots, local streets, and section lines. Also included is text on survey certifications.

Date: 1880 

Description: Cover of a McCormick Harvesting Machine Company fair circular (catalog). The cover is illustrated with a lake and mountain scene and includes the text "Man...

Date: 1852 

Description: Circular and catalogue advertising Dr. Chandler B. Chapman's "Practical School for Anatomy and Surgery." Madison, 1852.


Science Hall

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: View across Park Street towards the northwest of the new Science Hall, shortly after its completion on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Part of...

Date: 1873 

Description: A map of the township of Primrose from the "Atlas of Dane County."

Date: 1882 

Description: This map is ink on cardboard and shows the location of military forts over the course of years. Also shown are points of interest, streets, the Mississippi...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Sam Fifield's home, known as Evergreen Cottage. He was the editor and proprietor of the Ashland Press.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Friedrich Wilhelm Heine at work in his studio. An unidentified woman paints at an easel. Many paintings and sketches surround them. Heine was the Superviso...


Abraham Lincoln

Date: 1860-08-13 

Description: Portrait of Abraham Lincoln before he grew a beard, taken from an ambrotype.

Date: 1887 

Description: Color illustration of a "McCormick Steel Harvester and Binder" from an advertising folder. Printed by Gies and Company, Buffalo.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: An interior view of a sitting room with a high ceiling, most likely Dankoler's. Books are stacked neatly on shelves and tables. Through an curtained archwa...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Laundry room at the State Public School, with large range equipment featured.

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Etching depicting the Battle of Shiloh, Tenn.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Advertising card produced by William Deering and Company, manufacturers of agricultural machinery. Features an illustration of a woman spanking a young boy...


High School

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the high school, built in 1897.

Date: 1892 

Description: Cover of a Swedish advertising catalog for William Deering and Company farm machinery. Features an illustration of a wizard(?) surrounded by male and femal...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of a man on a lumber raft steering the raft through the rapids in the Wisconsin Dells.

Map or Atlas

Sanborn Map of Verona

Date: 1894 

Description: Sanborn map of Verona, Wisconsin.


The Ministers

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: "The Ministers" gathered at "The Norwegian Lutheran Synod held at Minneapolis, Minn., 1875," as described in Dahl's 1877 "Catalogue of Stereoscopic Views."

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