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Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Walters Brewery with adjacent buildings.

Date: 1896 

Description: Side view of a passenger pigeon, a species of pigeon now extinct. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in the aviary of Professor C.O. Whitma...

Date: 1872 

Description: This map, which includes eastern Iowa, northern Illinois and a portion of Michigan's Upper peninsula, shows the township survey grid and identifies countie...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a fisherman with his lure, spear, and catch.

Photograph

Rumsey's Landing

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Rumsey's Landing on the Chippewa River about two miles below Caryville.

Date: 1879 

Description: Stereograph of "Old Abe", eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Regiment. Rear view of Old Abe perched on a cannon, with his head turned to the right. Include...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: View of Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane (Mendota Mental Health Institute).

Date: 1829 

Description: Cincinnati, Ohio, Ebr. Martin, engraver.

Date: 1864 after

Description: Lieutenant A.T. Lamson of Madison and Lieutenant E.E. Sill as they appeared when they reached the Union lines after escaping from Confederate prison at Col...

Date: 1885 

Description: A hand-colored map of Wisconsin that also includes eastern Minnesota and Iowa, northern Illinois, and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan showing the counties,...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Billy Shane, a Shawnee Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, drawn at the Treaty of Massinnewa (1827). Fought for the Americans and...

Date: 1882 

Description: Back cover of catalog with an illustration of two men using horse-drawn agricultural machinery in fields, while a group of Native American Indians look on....

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: View of the Ole Wettlesen barnyard. A man is in the center with a lineback cow. People, cattle, sheep, horses, a barn, haystacks and a carriage are in th...

Manuscript

"Freedom's Journal"

Date: 1827-06-22 

Description: Front page of "Freedom's Journal", Volume 1, #15.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: The Reverend Peter Andreas Rasmussen (1829-1898), his wife Ragnhild Holland Rasmussen and their eight children sit around a table in the yard of their hous...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Two men, one of whom is Halver Skavlem, and a woman, Gunil Skavlem, are posed in a yard. One man reads the "Western Rural", a newspaper dated August 14, 18...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Farmer in a vegetable field holding a box of produce, showing the productivity and diversity of his farm in northern Wisconsin. A man on the left walks wit...

Date: 1873 

Description: A print depicts activity around the three-story, wood frame Geneva Flouring Mills. Horse-drawn wagons, pedestrians, and a boy rolling a hoop create a busy...

Date: 1893 

Description: Frederick Jackson Turner with his History Seminar in an alcove of the Historical Society rooms in the third Wisconsin State Capitol, about 1893-1894. Back...

Photograph

High School

Date: 1898 ca.

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

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