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Date: 1899-11-14 before

Description: Interior of the menu for the first dinner of the Six O'Clock Club, with the menu ("The Material Spread") and the program ("The Feast of Reason") in teal bo...

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Men and women ascend a staircase toward a shoe store as horses and carriages travel along the street below. The sign on the store reads, "Victor LaFrance R...

Photograph

Smith Family

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Portrait of the Smith family taken at Goodman Studio. Left to Right: Sarah Tallmadge, Frank Tallmadge, Uncle Edgar (Smith), Uncle Howard (Smith), Grandmoth...

Date: 1895-09-28 ca.

Description: Five-acre cabbage field of Martin Anderson near Grantsburg, with several frame houses in the background. Mr. Anderson is holding a prize-winning head of ca...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the residence of Chauncey Hall.

Date: 1876 

Description: Detailed topographic map of the Gettysburg battlefield created thirteen years after the battle. This map shows day three of the battle. The map shows drain...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the Dalles and the Saint Croix River with one man in the center foreground sitting posing on a rock and looking to the left. On the far left...

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Mineral Point from a carte-de-visite by the "practical photographer."

Date: 1860 after

Description: A chicken with most of its feathers missing is wearing a hat and a sword. Below is the caption, "A Confederated Chicken after the Cock of the Walk, (Uncle...

Manuscript

Election Results

Date: 1852 

Description: Canvass of the results for various village offices, April 6, 1852.

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Family seated around table in yard with stone house and frame addition in back; wood fence along side of house.

Book or Pamphlet

U.S. Capitol after the Fire

Date: 1814 

Description: Exterior view of the U.S. Capitol building after the fire in August. The Federal building was burned by British forces during the War of 1812. In the foreg...

Map or Atlas

Governors of Wisconsin

Date: 1878 

Description: This print shows eight former Governors of Wisconsin. In date order: "Louis P. Harvey, 1862 til April 20"; "Edward Salomon, April 20 1862-1864"; "James T....

Photograph

Van Niel Shrine

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A shrine put up by J.H. Van Niel, who came over with Fr. Van den Broek. Destroyed about 1895.

Date: 1878 

Description: Front and back of advertising card for the New Gale Chilled Plow. On the front is a color illustration of a man sitting at the base of a tree pulling the t...

Photograph

Krueger Siblings

Date: 1899-07 

Description: Portrait of six Krueger brothers and sisters.

Date: 1844-01-12 

Description: Letter from Thomas Steel, Waukesha County physician and farmer, to his father, James Steel, in London, England. It includes a hand-drawn map of Milwaukee C...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Everetta Bass sitting in horse-drawn buggy holding a doll. A girl identified as Loura is standing beside the buggy.

Date: 1883 

Description: The third Wisconsin State Capitol after the unfinished South Wing collapsed on November 8, 1883. Defective workmanship and shoddy construction materials ca...

Photograph

Manistee Ship

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: The screw passenger and freight vessel, Manistee. Faint typing on picture describes the loss of the Manistee on November 16, 1883. The ship <...

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