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Date: 1875 ca.

Description: A wooden sidewalk runs adjacent to an elaborate fenced yard, behind which women stand near the front porch of a frame house with shuttered windows. Hangin...

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: A Wisconsin map showing the Wisconsin Superior and St. Croix Railroad.

Date: 1881 

Description: Lyman Copeland Draper, portrait.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Political Cartoon Comparing Platforms

Date: 1884 

Description: Political cartoon comparing the Democratic Platform with the Republican Platform. The cartoon (Democratic) on the left depicts a poor family wearing rags i...

Date: 1825 

Description: Portion of a map showing a survey of Lake Superior including the River St. Louis.

Date: 1874 

Description: This 1873 map covers the northern halves (Towns 11 and 12) of Washington and Ozaukee counties. Shown are the township and range grid, towns, sections, citi...

Date: 1871-11-25 

Description: Engraved view of Peshtigo Fire showing people trying to escape the flames by boat and on horseback. A team of cattle also seek refuge and several birds tak...

Photograph

Octagonal Structure

Date: 1897 

Description: One-story octagonal building with a chimney and windows in a rural area.

Date: 1849-07-03 

Description: The Black Hills sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail).

Date: 1866 

Description: Bennett in uniform, showing his crippled right hand, taken when he was 23-years-old after he was ministered out of the Army. The hand wound was caused by...

Photograph

View of Town

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Body of water body in foreground with boaters, buildings on shore in background.

Book or Pamphlet

"The Aesthetic Monkey"

Date: 1882-01 

Description: Cover image of "Harper's Weekly" captioned "The Aesthetic Monkey" and shows a monkey dressed in fine clothing, seated at a table. He is gazing at a sunflo...

Date: 1896-04-03 

Description: View down dirt road towards Madison from Elmside. There is a horse and buggy on the side of the road near the shoreline, with a woman wearing a veil sittin...

Date: 1892 

Description: Sixth page of calendar for November and December, 1892. Features two illustrations: the top one of a group of boys in a tug of war using twine from a roll...

Date: 1849-07-12 ca.

Description: Wilkins' first sighting of the Rocky Mountains; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of an Italian woman in "native" costume from Ancona with a baby, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All N...

Date: 1881 ca.

Description: Colorful patterned wool fabric in an Appleton Woolen Mills sample book.

Date: 1887 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for William Deering and Company, manufacturers of harvesting machinery. Features illustrations of sheep and chickens on the...

Date: 1863-07 

Description: Stereograph of three Confederate soldiers captured during the Battle of Gettysburg. This photograph was taken by Mathew Brady a few days after the battle....

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Aerial view of downtown Green Bay with old Court House and the surrounding buildings.

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