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Drawing

Milton Academy

Date: 1865 

Description: A drawing of Milton Academy.

Photograph

William P. Ruggles

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of William P. Ruggles. He was born in Barre, Massachusetts, in February of 1807. Ruggles came to Wisconsin on July 3, 1836,...

Photograph

Church

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Church with snow on the roof.

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Poster with decorative border and text of the Emancipation Proclamation by Abraham Lincoln.

Date: 1893 

Description: Columbian Exposition; on board the caravel "Santa Maria", looking aft.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Forked dirt road with a split rail fence in between.

Date: 1862-05 

Description: Topeka, Kansas, when the 12th Wisconsin Volunteers came marching through the town on their way to Fort Riley, May 1863. Watercolor by John Gaddis of E Com...

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of two young Ho-Chunk women posed sitting on either side of a prop stone wall and prop wood fence. They are...

Map or Atlas

State of Wisconsin

Date: 1853 

Description: Railroad map outlines mid and southern Wisconsin county boundaries in red, and city/town lines are provided. Other marks include lead mines, copper mines,...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Knut Knudesen family in yard of large brick house with shuttered windows, stone foundation and trellis at porch.

Map or Atlas

Wisconsin City

Date: 1836 ca.

Description: This is a cadastral map and shows proposed lot and block numbers for a paper city on the banks of the Rock River. Also shown are two public squares and som...

Photograph

Model Gun

Date: 1862-02 

Description: Tintype of a model gun intended to accompany a patent application. The five-barreled gun, invented by William Bradford, is mounted on wheels.

Photograph

A.S. Bennett

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of A.S. Bennett. He was born in Vermont on March 23, 1818, and came to Wisconsin on May 4, 1834.

Date: 1889 

Description: Stereograph from the Chicago Panorama of the Battle of Gettysburg Representing Pickett's Charge at 4 P.M., July 3rd, 1863: Brooks' Brigade Moving to the Fr...

Photograph

Carl Schurz

Date: 1871 

Description: Studio portrait of Carl Schurz wearing suit and spectacles.

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Drawing of an early locomotive that the Milwaukee and Mississippi Railroad rebuilt to run on the M.& M. R.R. line (which was later absorbed into the Chicag...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane (Mendota Mental Health Institute).

Date: 1890 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for Excelsior harvesting machinery manufactured by Hoover and Gamble. Features a color illustration of a boy and girl in a...

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Drawn around 1855, this map shows the placement of railroad tracks in southern Wisconsin and northern Illinois connecting Milwaukee, Prairie du Chien, Gale...

Photograph

Frank A. Haskell

Date: 1864 

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Frank A. Haskell, who was a Colonel in the 36th Regiment of Wisconsin's Volunteer Infantry.

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