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Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Samuel Foster Haven (1806-1881), Massachusetts anthropologist, librarian, and archaeologist. Haven is best known as t...

Photograph

Family in Yard

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Family and tree stump in yard of brick house with latticework at foundation in background. There are drain pipes on side of house.

Date: 1860 after

Description: "Cain" standing in foreground of battlefield attracting the smoke of secession, as the Union smoke goes into the air. "Cain" refers to the Marshall of Poli...

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of William Augustus Prentiss. He was born in Northfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts on March 24, 1799. He came to Wiscon...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: View across wooden platform of a brick high school on a hill surrounded by a fence. The school has a mansard roof and what appears to be a bell tower above...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: A depiction of Jerusalem on the day of Jesus' crucifixion. Mount Mizpeh and Emmaus are in the distance.

Date: 1846-11-26 

Description: A drawing by Thomas Steel of his farm property contained in a letter Steel wrote to his father James Steel.

Date: 1887 

Description: Sanborn-Perris fire insurance maps for city of Menasha.

Photograph

School and Church

Date: 1851 ca.

Description: School and church, from a drawing by Johann B. Wengler, an Austrian traveller in this country.

Date: 1860 after

Description: An intricate design. A blue line frames a background of red horizontal stripes. Inside an ornate border, two figures stand on the left and right. The left...

Date: 1878-06-24 

Description: Stereograph of three men at the top of Stand Rock. One man stands holding his rifle while the two others sit.

Photograph

Samuel Brown

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Samuel Brown. He was born in Massachusetts on January 8, 1804, and came to Wisconsin in November of 1834. In late 1835, B...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: A family is posed in front of a wood frame house. A boy and dog are on the porch roof and a man holds an accordion.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Elevated view of multiple homes and buildings.

Painting

Lyman C. Draper

Date: 1854 

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Lyman C. Draper. This portrait of Draper shows him at the time he assumed the position of Historical Society superintendent, at...

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: 1884 

Description: Portrait of Mathilde Franziska Anneke seated, surrounded by flowers and plants.

Date: 1897 

Description: Back cover of catalog with red background, text and decorative frames in gold ink, and an illustration in black ink of a man riding a Janesville Rotary Dis...

Date: 1828 ca.

Description: Increase Lapham drawings of Poa pratensis, Festuca duriuscula, Lolium prenne, Alopecurus pratensis, Anthoxanthum odoratum

Date: 1897-08 

Description: View looking east on West Mifflin Street from its intersection with North Carroll Street on the Capitol Square. Businesses from RIGHT TO LEFT: City Hall;...

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