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Date: 1855 ca.

Description: A portrait of Franklin Pierce, 14th President of the United States, 1853-1857. Pierce was born on November 23, 1804 in Hillsboro, New Hampshire and died O...

Date: 1889 

Description: Stereograph from the Chicago Panorama of the Battle of Gettysburg Representing Pickett's Charge at 4 P.M., July 3rd, 1863: Death of Lieutenant A.H. Cushing...

Date: 1879-06 

Description: Tracing of a petroglyph depicting an animal figure pursued by a human figure with a bow and arrow followed by a child.

Photograph

Da-Ko-Ra

Date: 1867 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite studio portrait of Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) chief. In this portrait he is past the age of seventy. He stands erect, though walking with the aid...

Photograph

Brown House

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Pedestrian walking on the snowy street in front of Daniel Fitch Brown's house.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the busy streets of Court and Milwaukee. Three prominent buildings in view are: Court Street Methodist Church on the far left (b. 1868), w...

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Three men standing at entrance of residence used as headquarters when S.G. Swain, (on left), was in charge of fortifications at Fort McPherson. All three m...

Date: 1893 

Description: Front cover of a brochure for Champion Mowers and Binders. Features a color illustration of the office building of the Warder, Bushnell and Glessner Compan...

Drawing

Fort Crawford

Date: 1817 

Description: Forth Crawford (1816-1831).

Date: 1877 

Description: Portrait of Benjamin Butts as part of a composite portrait of Officers, Clerks and Employees of the Wisconsin Assembly. He worked as a washroom attendant.

Map or Atlas

Map of Wisconsin

Date: 1868 

Description: Prepared for the State Board of Emigration in 1868, this map shows county boundaries, some cities, and completed and projected railroads.

Photograph

Ashland County Jail

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of the jail which reads "Jail for Ashland County, Ashland, Wis. Conover & Porter, Architects."

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a group of men from India in "native" Indian costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations,"...

Date: 1886 

Description: Men and boys participate in the Western Rifle Association Tournament. Many of the participants are sitting under umbrellas and holding their guns. Severa...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Portrait of Oshkosh native Helen Farnsworth Mears, age 20, at the time of the unveiling of her sculpture, "Genius of Wisconsin", on display at the southwes...

Date: 1865 

Description: This map of Forest Hill Cemetery is ink and watercolor on cloth. The upper right hand margin contains an index by name and lot. The bottom left corner read...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: A family sits around a table with a cloth, vases and other objects on it. The man on the left is wearing a top hat and a flower in his lapel. The two women...

Photograph

Crowd at Carnival

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Crowd scene and circus barker in front of “The Electric Era Shows” tent, probably at a fair or carnival. A smaller tent in the background on the left has a...

Date: 1883-01-09 

Description: A large crowd is on the street surrounding the burning building. Fire fighters are struggling with horses pulling the fire engine, and on the left a group...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: View of a bridge, dam and mill. Moscow was platted in 1850 by an Englishman, Chauncy Smith, who dammed the Bluemound branch of the Pecatonica River to run...

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