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Date: 1871-07-13 before
Description: Menu printed on taupe silk for a banquet given to the Northwestern Amateur Boating Association by the Milwaukee Boat Club at Newhall House. At the top is a...
Description: Two-story home with sloping roof. One man is whipping a team of eight cattle while another man drives the plow behind them. To the left stands a man near a...
Description: Holiday card with ribbons, flowers and fruit. On the ribbon are the words "A Merry Christmas!". Chromolithograph.
Description: Portrait of O-hay-wa-nim-ce-kee (Yellow Thunder) a Chippeway (Ojibwa) chief painted by J.O. Lewis at the Treaty of Fond du Lac (1826).
Description: Embossed invitation to the fourth masquerade ball of the Madison Fire Engine Company #2. The invitation depicts a fire fighter on a ladder carrying a woman...
Description: A promotional card displaying a man in overalls standing by his large rye crops, near the road.
The caption reads, "This view made from a photograph take...
Description: Souvenir Booklet made for the opening night of August 19, 1889. Half of the image is the opera house, and the other half is a brief summary and descriptio...
Date: 1884 ca.
Description: Panorama bird's-eye view of the town of Ashland, on Lake Superior, and the Apostle Islands.
Description: Ticket for the inauguration of President Benjamin Harrison. This ticket belonged to William Freeman Vilas of Wisconsin, the Secretary of the Interior. The...
Description: Front of card for the Bucher & Gibbs Plow Co., Canton, Ohio. Features a color illustration of a man wearing a spike helmet and military uniform decorated w...
Description: Letterhead from the office of J. Vandervort, Practicle Apiarist and Manufacturer of Comb Foundation Machines. Laceyville, PA., July 28 1884.
Date: 1835 ca.
Description: Mauck-coo-maun, a celebrated Ioway Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Pririe du Chien (1825).
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: Soldier-farmer, "Jeffy" (Jefferson) Davis, in full uniform with a straw hat is giving feed (bonds) to a sow (the Confederacy). The sow is in turn feeding i...
Date: 1832 ca.
Description: A Blackfoot Indian on horseback.
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: An engraving from a daguerreotype of Ulysses S. Grant.
Description: The residence of John Crapser Coleman. As remodeled in 1870; copy of photograph taken in 1894. House is in right middle ground, with a yard and trees. A...
Date: 1860 after
Description: A Zouave fireman spraying a person in bed clothes in the face with a fire hose. Smoke is billowing in the background. Caption below reads, "A Fireman Zouav...
Description: Engraved view of Rood's Glen. A boy plays with a toy boat at bottom left while two men and a woman talk at bottom right. Two other figures can be seen in t...
Date: 1859 ca.
Description: An illustration of the Capital House, from the 1858-1859 Madison City Directory. The first-class hotel opened in 1853, was later bought by L.B. Vilas and c...
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: An engraving from a photograph of Samuel Tilden.
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