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Date: 1836-07-01 

Description: Original plat map of the town of Madison on the four lakes.

Photograph

State Normal School

Date: 1881 ca.

Description: State Normal School in Whitewater.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: View from Main Hall (later Bascom Hall) on the University of Wisconsin campus. North Hall is in the foreground. Behind it is Langdon Street and, in the d...

Photograph

Charles Fairchild

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Waist-up studio portrait of Charles Fairchild in uniform. He was a paymaster in the U.S. Navy.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: View of the Waukesha Woolen Mills buildings with text.

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Waist-up studio portrait of a European American woman posed sitting with her hands in her lap. She is wearing a dark-colored wrap with darker-colored feath...

Date: 1851 

Description: Map exhaustively marks the townships, County Towns and villages of Wisconsin. It also shows rivers, canals, railroads, and plank roads. Each county's popul...

Historical Object

Girl's Homespun Cotton Dress

Date: 1862 

Description: View of a long-sleeve, brown and white checked dress worn by Cora Cundiff.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Exterior of building on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus at 600 N. Park Street.

Date: 1893 

Description: Valley view of town buildings and hillside.

Date: 1899 

Description: Edgar and Jennie Krueger lying in a chair wearing long gowns. Bottles of milk sit on a side table. Portrait taken by Alexander Krueger.

Date: 1893-07-04 

Description: Lucius Fairchild (standing, left), Mary Fairchild (standing, center) and a group of unidentified men and women outdoors in formal attire. Lucius Fairchild...

Photograph

Logger

Date: 1894-06-04 

Description: A logger poses next to a team of horses pulling a load of logs.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Elevated stereoview of the William H. Metcalf residence at the corner of Cass Street and Juneau Avenue. Trees line the street and sidewalk along the perime...

Date: 1844 

Description: Indian dance on snowshoes. (Plate 14)."In the northern latitudes of America, where the winters are long and very severe, from the heavy falls of snow which...

Date: 1879 

Description: Lithograph of voyageurs making a portage from an article on "The Honorable Hudson Bay Company" from Harpers Monthly in 1879.

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: Color portrait of inventor and industrialist Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884), possibly by Lawton S. Parker.

Date: 1882-08-24 before

Description: Front cover and menu page from Kaye's Park House, with a lakeside view of the hotel, a paddlewheel steamboat, people in rowboats or standing by a Kaye's Pa...

Date: 1849 

Description: Directions for putting together and operating McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper. Features a woodcut illustration with labeled parts.

Date: 1898 

Description: This 1896 map of the Chain-O-Lakes region of Waupaca County, Wisconsin, shows the lakes and streams, some topography, archaeological sites, roads, railroad...

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