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Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Portrait of six young men who were boarders at Nancy Smith's. A 14-year-old Robert M. La Follette stands in the center.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of four men sitting by and lying in wooden a-frame shaped "bunks" on the Cook Float. Mike Lane , the Cook, nearest man is just crawling out of...

Date: 1844 

Description: An ink on paper, hand-drawn map of Milwaukee County that shows the sectioning of townships, the boundary of the canal grant, roads, streams, lakes, such as...

Date: 1898 

Description: People on a boat dock watch a boat landing as part of the Ojibwa-Pillager Battle at Sugar Point on Bear Island.

Date: 1844 ca.

Description: Group portrait of North American Indians. Portraits of the O-Jib-Be-Ways, and individual portraits, one smoking a pipe. Symbols corresponding to individual...

Date: 1895 

Description: A promotional card displaying a group of thirteen people outside their new home in Northern Wisconsin.

The caption bellow the photograph reads, "These pe...

Date: 1893 

Description: Inside 2-page spread featuring the Western Reversible.

Date: 1883 

Description: Advertising card produced by William Deering (later known as William Deering and Company), manufacturer of agricultural machinery. Features at the top an i...

Photograph

Stuffed Old Abe

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: "Old Abe", eagle mascot of the 8th Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. After his death in 1881 he was stuffed, mounted, and put in the Capitol museum....

Photograph

William S. Hamilton

Date: 1880 

Description: Photograph from an original painting of Colonel William (Billy) Stephen Hamilton, M. Smith Photography in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. Son of Revolutionary War hero...

Photograph

Bay State House

Date: 1895 

Description: View down road with three houses and a barbershop lining the street. A lamp post is on the left of the image.

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: This map shows townships and sections, landownership and acreages, roads, railroads, cemeteries, churches, schools, mills, and stone quarries. "Engraved, p...

Date: 1883 

Description: Handbill advertising an upcoming field trial of the Osborne twine binder in Salisbury, Mo. Includes the text "To all whom it may concern and especially to...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Three children stand at the corner of the home of the Reverend Abraham Jacobson (1836-1910) and his wife Nicoline Hegg Jacobson. Adults stand in a treeles...

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: Formal studio portrait of Elizabeth Therese Baird wearing a long, black dress.

Date: 1896 

Description: Norwegian language Board of Immigration publication promoting Wisconsin.

Date: 1860 after

Description: The Lady Liberty, holding a Union flag with a liberty cap on the pole is leaning on the Wisconsin state seal, with a Confederate flag under her foot. The...

Date: 1895-09-05 ca.

Description: A promotional card advertising the prosperous life of Chas Kohlman, a Northern Wisconsin farmer. The image at the center of the card shows the Kohlman fami...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Workers during the construction of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin building.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Two women playing croquet in yard with large Victorian brick house in background that has brackets, two round windows at top and bay window at bottom; latt...

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