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Date: 1867 ca.

Description: Peter, "the Interpreter," a studio portrait of a Potawatomie Indian in western attired taken by W. Snell in Washington, D.C., possibly on the occasion of...

Book or Pamphlet

The 'Champion' Self-Raker

Date: 1873 

Description: Inside spread featuring a color illustration of a man using a self-raker in a field with a team of two horses.

Date: 1894-05-09 

Description: Reuben Gold Thwaites rowing the skiff the "Pilgrim" on the Ohio River.

Photograph

Chief Oshkosh

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Drawing of Chief Oshkosh rendered from a daguerreotype by J.F. Harrison. He is wearing a top hat wrapped with a ribbon. Also a suitcoat, bowtie, beaded nec...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a young Ho-Chunk man, possibly Gilman Lincoln according to the Lincoln family, posing sitting on a stone...

Photograph

State Street

Date: 1870 

Description: Elevated view from rooftops of what was known as Watertown Plank road, looking west from about North 35th Street. Several homes, and many open fields occup...

Photograph

Ferdinand Hotz

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Quarter-length portrait of the photographer Ferdinand Hotz (March 14, 1868 - December 28, 1946) as a young man. He wears a fine suit and a single pearl stu...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View over Camp Randall Stadium towards University Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Bascom Hall is visible in the distance.

Painting

James Robertson

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of a painting of James Robertson. Robertson was a contemporary of Daniel Boone and was active in the exploration of the State of...

Date: 1830 

Description: A color map of the Michigan and Wisconsin territories with an inset showing the Ste. Marie River.

Photograph

Sioux

Date: 1898 

Description: A Sioux man at the Trans-Mississippi Exposition and Indian Congress.

Date: 1856 

Description: This map of shows the township survey grid and identifies counties, named towns, cities and villages, rivers, lakes, railroads, roads, and the Menomonee an...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Union General George McClellan seated on a rearing horse. His saber is drawn and held over his head. A military camp appears in the background. Black ink o...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of a mission house, erected between 1862 and 1873.

Date: 1891 

Description: Back cover of catalog featuring a color illustration of children riding on a harvesting machine pulled by three boys. The caption reads: "It is as simple a...

Date: 1866 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite of local merchant Thaddeus Dean's residence, located at the intersection of Wisconsin Avenue and Gorham Street.

Date: 1889-08-02 

Description: View looking east down 100 block of East Gilman Street, from the intersection of East Gilman and North Pinckney Streets. The Mears House, 116 East Gilman,...

Date: 1873 

Description: This 1874 map of Washington and Ozaukee counties, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, rural landownership a...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Prairie du Chien (vicinity) about 1895-1900. Shell buyers with their launches and barges docked at shoreline. Freshwater clam shells were used in the pearl...

Date: 1898 

Description: Rear exterior view of St. Francis seminary.

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