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Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Four people stand in the yard of a frame house which has a porch with pediment, and a flanking lean-to addition. A stove pipe is sticking out of the lean-t...

Date: 1879 

Description: Stereograph portrait of Robert M. La Follette, Sr., taken during his senior year at the University of Wisconsin.

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: Full-length, carte-de-visite portrait of John H. Lathrop (1799-1866), first chancellor of the University of Wisconsin. Lathrop's tenure was marked by contr...

Map or Atlas

Onalaska Sanborn Map

Date: 1894-05 

Description: Sheet 1 of an Onalaska Sanborn map, which includes an index and key.

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Shows sections and acreages. Covers portions of the area now occupied by Marinette and the Town of Peshtigo, Marinette County. "RecÂ’d Sept. 24 with Sur. Ge...

Date: 1884 after

Description: Subheading states the center building to be the oldest house in Milwaukee, and built by Matthias Stein in January 1838. The home is only two stories tall,...

Date: 1866 

Description: A fence or battlement, with battered trees overlooking a valley. Kenesaw Mountain is in the distance.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Unidentified woman posed sitting in front of a dressing table with a tall mirror. She is wearing eyeglasses, a hat with feathers, and a long coat with what...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Topographical map of the Brule River, with white print on blue paper. There is a portion of text on the map that reads "I hereby certify that the above map...

Photograph

Capitol Fence

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Winter scene with the snow-covered pathway and trees around the Capitol Park. A wooden fence ran along the inside of the path and a hitching rail for hors...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of two Ho-Chunk girls posed in front of a painted backdrop. A small Ho-Chunk girl is posed sitting in a tasseled arm chair on the left wear...

Date: 1884 

Description: This composite portrait of David G. Farragut, William T. Sherman, George H. Thomas, Abraham Lincoln, George G. Meade, Ulysses S. Grant, Joseph Hooker, Phil...

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: "The Soldier's Dream of Home", a Currier and Ives lithograph, handcolored.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Unidentified family sitting at a table in front of what was probably their first home after arriving in Wisconsin.

Date: 1893 

Description: Terminal station at Jackson Park; Administration Building in background.

Date: 1897 

Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr., with his arms spread wide, speaking from the back of a wagon. It was in part due to his vigorous speaking style that La Follett...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: This map shows the Wisconsin Central Railroad land grant lands owned and for sale by the Soo Line in Ashland County, Wisconsin, as well as in portions of B...

Date: 1844 

Description: An ink on paper, hand-drawn map of Milwaukee County that shows the sectioning of townships, the boundary of the canal grant, roads, streams, lakes, includi...

Date: 1874 

Description: Map shows townships and sections, landownership and acreages, railroads, and roads. The map was compiled by the civil engineer and city surveyor agent H.I....

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Home of Timothy Brown II and Elizabeth Barnard Brown, 116 East Gorham Street. The house was built in 1863.

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