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Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Máto-Tópe, a Mandan chief.

Date: 1869-10 ca.

Description: Wisconsin State Capitol dome under construction, showing the workmen and the equipment they used to hoist construction materials into place. After the cons...

Date: 1882 

Description: Front of advertising card for the enclosed-gear mower, featuring a color illustration of the enclosed-gear mower on a black background.

Date: 1898 

Description: Group portrait of Emma Gillett and her children. Top row: Rufus and Sherwin. Bottom row: Helen, Fred, Emma and Ruth.

Photograph

George H. Preble

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Captain George Henry Preble. Starting in 1861 Preble commanded the gunboat Katahdin, serving with Rear Admiral...

Date: 1863-07-04 

Description: Vicksburg Daily Citizen of July 2, 1864. This copy bears handwritten notes about the surrender of Vicksburg and the acquisition of the paper by Lewi...

Date: 1887 

Description: This map of Tomahawk shows the Wisconsin River, numbered lots, and labeled streets. The back of the map reads: "Henry C. Payne, 424 Broadway, - - Milwaukee...

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Josiah D. Whitney (1819-1896), professor of Geology at Harvard University (1865-96), and chief of the Californa Geological Surv...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View of Berlin High School.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: First floor plan of the Chicago residence of Cyrus Hall McCormick and his family. The drawing was produced by the architectural firm of Cudell and Blumenth...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Map of the lands in the vicinity of the West Wisconsin Railway route between St. Paul and Chicago, extending from St. Paul, Minnesota southeast to the Wisc...

Date: 1844 

Description: Indians with ball-playing equipment, believed to be used in the game of Lacrosse. (Plate 21) "In devoting a few of the last pages of this work to some of...

Date: 1856-01 

Description: This map shows lots, lots appropriated for churches and schools, streets, parks, court house, and land to be appropriated for railroad depots. An inset map...

Date: 1899-05-01 

Description: Map showing the Schuylkill River with roads, ferries, and points of interest from Valley Forge to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania as it appeared during the Revo...

Date: 1848 ca.

Description: Redbird, a Winnebago Indian, following his surrender after an attack on Prairie du Chien in 1827. .

Date: 1890-09-23 

Description: First page of a letter from Governor William Dempster Hoard to Henry C. Payne rejecting a $1000 donation Payne sent from Philip Armour.

Date: 1894 

Description: Advertising card for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a chromolithograph illustration of a woman holding a tree branch.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: "Top view of Suspension Bridge," from the series "Niagara Falls and Suspension Bridge" as noted in his 1877 "Catalogue of Stereoscopic Views."

Book or Pamphlet

Artesian Stock Farm

Date: 1884 

Description: Bird's-eye view drawing of the grounds of Villa Louis, the estate of the fur trading Dousman family. After the death of H. Louis Dousman's mother in 1882,...

Date: 1870 

Description: Stereograph of John Lawler's pile-pontoon railway bridge over the Mississippi River.

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