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Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Portrait of Jerusha Sturgis, wife of Samuel Davis Sturgis I and mother of Nina Dousman. Born December 1, 1827; Died July 4, 1915.

Date: 1862-06 ca.

Description: The 7th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry Regiment camp outside of Fredericksburg on the east side of the Rappahannock. Fredericksburg and a pontoon bridge lea...

Date: 1889-08-27 

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a group of women from Stockholm on their first American Tour.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: An A.L. Dahl photograph, one of "Two different views of the Falls from Canada side," from the series "Niagara Falls and Suspension Bridge" as mentioned in...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Two men on raft putting in a twister. Rock wall in background.

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: Family seated in yard around set table drinking coffee. Behind them is an upright and wing stone house with a frame addition and latticework and board fenc...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Bucolic scene in Wisconsin illustrates agricultural prosperity after the depression.

Date: 1844 

Description: Ceremonial Indian dance (Plate 8). "All tribes have their medicine songs particular for the hunting of each animal they choose to go in pursuit of, and by...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: A family is seated in chairs randomly spread in the yard of a frame house with shutters, a stone foundation, carpenter's lace brackets and two front doorwa...

Photograph

Woman in a Window

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View from outdoors of a woman, Mrs. Zimmerman, standing indoors at an open window tending to plants that grow in a window box.

Map or Atlas

Dane County Courthouse

Date: 1889 

Description: Dane County Courthouse, begun in the fall of 1883 and finished in the spring of 1886. The cost, including equipment, was a little over $180,000.

Photograph

Waupun Stone Mills

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: View of Waupun Stone Mills, established in 1849, in the background. Construction of an addition is underway. People are in the foreground in front of a br...

Photograph

Hawks Tavern

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: Hawks Tavern, with men on the porch and with trees in the yard.

Photograph

Downtown Lodi

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the main street in downtown Lodi, Wisconsin.

Date: 1863-07 

Description: Stereograph of the farmhouse of Abram Bryant, a free black man who lived near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. An African American man is standing near the porch...

Date: 1889 ca.

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

Date: 1860-11-08 

Description: Receipt for a package delivered to Brees' Express via Morris & Essex Railroad. There is an engraving of a train traveling through a rural landscape near th...

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: Portrait, head and shoulders of Frederick Jackson Turner, historian, scholar, and writer. As a freshman at the University of Wisconsin.

Print

The Pet Bird

Date: 1852-01 

Description: A colored engraving depicting a bird under a glass dome with flowers and plants on a decorative shelf.

Photograph

Huge Log Jam

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Elevated view from steep shoreline of a log jam of about 150 million feet of logs, stopped at the piers of Pound, Halbert, and Co., which stood in about 40...

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