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Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Four men in front of tent in the woods. There is a man with a hatchet next to a clothesline between two trees. This is a Centennial encampment on the shore...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: A family sits around a table in a garden path and a man stands on the porch of the frame house behind them. The porch has carpenter's lace and latticework...

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: View of Picnic Point stretching out into Lake Mendota on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1836 

Description: This map was created to accompany a congressional report shows the then Wisconsin Territory, including present-day states of Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, an...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Elevated view of North Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Science Hall, Lake Mendota and the city of Madison on the isthmus are visible in...

Date: 1898 

Description: View from Library Mall across Langdon Street of Armory at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Also known as the Red Gym or Old Red.

Date: 1862-03-25 

Description: Brief letter from President Abraham Lincoln to Secretary of War Edwin Stanton asking to see the files for Carl Schurz of Wisconsin and Milo Smith Haskell (...

Date: 1849-06-24 

Description: Original wash drawing of Fort Laramie, Wyoming (actually Fort John; see note below). Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California...

Date: 1844-01-12 

Description: A pen and ink drawing of a log cabin, pork casks, and a washtub, contained in a letter written by Thomas Steel, Waukesha County farmer and physician, to hi...

Map or Atlas

Fuller Opera House

Date: 1889 

Description: Illustration of the exterior of the Fuller Opera House, which is a detail from a bird's-eye view map of Madison.

Date: 1866 

Description: Trees stripped of bark. There is a fence on the right. In the far background is a building, perhaps a house, on a hill. Plate 19

Newspaper Article/Clipping

MIchael Troiber

Date: 1898 

Description: Head and shoulders portrait drawing of Michael Troiber, co-defendant with Thomas Kidd in a conspiracy trial related to the Oshkosh woodworkers strike of 18...

Date: 1881 

Description: Front of advertising card featuring a color illustration of a man and young boy outside during winter. The man is using a Lightning Hay knife to cut the ha...

Photograph

Alice Brown

Date: 1899 

Description: Alice Brown in the Fred & Annie Brown house, 121 East Gilman Street.

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: The sidewheel packet, Red Wing, in the Mississippi River near Queen's Bluff below Trempealeau, Wisconsin.

Date: 1864-10-13 

Description: This map shows the shore line of Oct. 14 1864, city limits of water lots, and the elevation of water in Lake Michigan. Depths are shown by soundings.

Date: 1895 

Description: Posed three-quarter length studio portrait of Bridget (O'Keefe) Quinney. She is wearing a dress, collar pin and earrings. This image was extracted from a f...

Date: 1855-10-21 

Description: Map of the Wisconsin and the Minnesota Territory showing the status of township surveys in Wisconsin and southeastern Minnesota. The Wisconsin reservation...

Date: 1896 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Washburn, with twenty vignettes around side, water in foreground with docks and lumber corral. Thirty-three locations identified in key...

Date: 1858 

Description: This map shows the railroads in southern Wisconsin and their connections with points in Iowa and Illinois. An inset map shows rail connections between sout...

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