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Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: Elevated view toward the horizon over a bridge on a river of the widespread destruction left in the wake of a tornado. Destroyed houses litter the scene an...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of two men and three women posed sitting, in front of three men and six women posed standing in front of a painted backdrop in a photograph...

Date: 1859 

Description: Shows townships and sections, landownership, roads, railroads, rural residences, schools, churches, and topography. Relief shown by hachures. "From gover...

Date: 1897 

Description: Dirt road with a few homes on each side of the lane.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: A boy and three men are in a field in the foreground with a manual rake reaper and other harvesting tools. Various farmstead buildings, a fence and Lombar...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: James T. Elliott residence, southeast corner of Lake Avenue and 7th Street.

Date: 1899-03 

Description: Profile studio portrait of Winnebago man, Charkshepshutsker (Red Eagle), Head Chief. Part of Siouan (Sioux) and Winnebago Tribes.

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1846 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, local streets, railroads, some landowners’ names, Milwaukee River, Menomonee River, and part of Lake Michigan. The ma...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a small Ho-Chunk girl posed standing on a chair. She is wearing a traditional blouse covered completely i...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Long view of 10 members of a family in a large fenced yard. Behind them is a substantial two-story bracket style frame house with a widow's walk at the top...

Photograph

Jefferson School

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Jefferson School, built on the site of the first cemetery in Janesville.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: A hand-drawn and colored map of Wisconsin showing the railroad routs and railroad land grants La Cross and Milwaukee Railroad, St. Croix and Tomah Railroad...

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Engraved view of Kenosha harbor. A group of men fish from a pier in the foreground while several boats float through the harbor. A tug is pulling a large s...

Photograph

Doty Home

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: View of Governor James Duane Doty's home with two children standing in front. The Doty home was the first brick house in Wisconsin. The materials were tra...

Date: 1853-12-19 

Description: A Wisconsin State bank check in the amount of $12.00 written to Fredericka Lindenthald from Samuel Marshall.

Date: 1843 

Description: Portrait of Ellen Clarinda Martin Kneeland.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Grand Avenue at 4th Street looking east. An electric sign for the Alhambra Theatre is in the center. Pedestrians are crossing the road and are on the sidew...

Date: 1889 

Description: Original Chicago & North Western Railroad passenger station, 219 South Blair Street at East Wilson Street, with a few men gathered out front. Torn down in...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A group of locally important Potawatomi Indians, apparently photographed in a government or law office at Escanaba, Michigan. Left to right standing are F...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Old Abe, Wisconsin War Eagle, perched on a stars and stripes shield next to a cannon at the Wisconsin State Capitol. Old Abe has his back turned towards t...

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