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Date: 1847 ca.

Description: This hand-colored map shows area north and west of Wisconsin River and south and east of Saint Louis and upper Mississippi Rivers.

Photograph

Ruins of a Home

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Men clear the ruins of a home after the Battle Above the Clouds.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: First Episcopal Church of the Intercession, erected in 1853.

Date: 1860 after

Description: A giant goblet being hovered over by a skeleton. Inside the goblet is a dead soldier with a Confederate flag in his hand. The caption below reads, "SECESSI...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view down East Water Street from Wisconsin Avenue, with buildings, people, and street traffic including horse-drawn vehicles and a horse-drawn str...

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: View across water towards the Tonyawatha Spring Hotel on Lake Monona. The hotel, on the east shore of the lake, is located in Blooming Grove Township, just...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Second Long Tail Point lighthouse, built in 1859.

Photograph

E.G. Kheeland

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Tintype portrait of E.G. Kheeland of Monroe, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is seated in uniform and holds a B-flat horn. The but...

Photograph

Anna M. Fox

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Formal studio portrait in front of a painted background of Anna Fox, who married William F. Vilas of Madison, Wisconsin. This photograph was taken in Washi...

Photograph

Octagon House

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Richards' Octagon House with a horse and carriage and various people posed in front of it.

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Full-length cabinet card of two young children in front of a painted backdrop of the ocean. They are attired in coats, dresses and hats, and are holding ha...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: The State Institute for the Blind. A school free for blind children of Wisconsin and attended by Louisa May Alcott.

Date: 1889 

Description: Holiday card depicting a family; mother, father, daughter, son and their dog. The mother is standing with a tea tray, the father is seated and the children...

Date: 1883 

Description: Cabinet card of John (1836-1904) and Ethelinda (1856-1947) Johnston sitting on a decorative wall in front of a painted backdrop of trees. John, a successf...

Photograph

Water Street

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: View of Water Street featuring a group of patrons standing in the entrance of A. Becker's Saloon.

Date: 1860 after

Description: A cavalry soldier on a horse appears on left, a military camp is seen in the background. To the right in fancy type: "Head Quarters, 2D REGT. WIS. CAVAL...

Date: 1839 

Description: This map shows the geological makeup of the valley in red, yellow, and green, the Mississippi River, and the location of Fort Crawford. The geology on the...

Date: 1877 after

Description: Monument to John Brown and the men killed during the Battle of Osawatomie. Those slin in the battle are buried underneath the monument. Chain link fence...

Photograph

Sioux Tepees

Date: 1898 

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

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: A cyanotype print of the Benjamin Walker Castle, 1862-1893 in the 900 block East Gorham Street, and the surrounding estate.

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