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Description: Lithography of C. Van Benthuysen.
Description: Handbill issued by E.B. McCagg, President of the N.W. Sanitary Commission, urging citizens to plant potatoes and onions to be divided, and to put up dried...
Description: Harriet Douglas Whetten (b.1822). Whetten was a volunteer nurse during the Civil War. She served on hospital ships out of New York and Philadelphia from 18...
Description: Destruction of Columbia after General Sherman's men burned the town near the end of the Civil War.
Date: 1869 ca.
Description: Cover of Billed-Magazin. featuring an engraved view of The Jefferson Liberal Institute.
Date: 1863 ca.
Description: Three-quarter length studio portrait of L.R. Hare in full dress uniform in front of a painted backdrop. He was a First Lieutenant in the U.S. 7th Calvary....
Description: The document, signed by Wisconsin State Governor Alexander Randall, appointing Hans C. Heg colonel of the 15th Regiment of Wisconsin Volunteers.
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: Stereoview of the Townsend House boathouse across a lake.
Description: Photograph of a printed broadside, Public Order No. 1., issued by The Committee of Safety. The first order appears to be addressing some kind of dangerous...
Date: 1866 before
Description: Stereograph. This building, which was destroyed by fire in 1866, was located in the commercial district known as Market Square. The Square was actually a t...
Description: View of multiple buildings in Cross Plains from Lutheran Church Hill. Many roads and fences cross the fields. Wooded hills are in the background. In the lo...
Description: Composite photograph of the Wisconsin Senate by Whiting of the Madison studio, Robert's & Whitings Temple of Art, printed as a carte-de-visite.
Description: Carte-de-visite featuring a bust of Samuel C.F. Hahnemann (1755-1843), German physician. Hahnemann is credited as the founder of homeopathic medicine, as w...
Date: 1867 ca.
Description: Carte-de-visite studio portrait of Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) man standing in front of a backdrop. He is wearing a blanket over a shirt and trousers.
Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Joseph D. Hooker (1817-1911), English botanist, plant collector and traveller. Son of Sir William Hooker. A close friend of C...
Description: The first page of a letter written by E.G. Ayer of Harvard, Illinois, to Wisconsin Governor James T. Lewis, in gratitude for the governor's thanks for cari...
Description: Carte-de-visite of William H. McIntosh, Company F, 22nd Wisconsin Infantry, at the age of 26.
Date: 1866 ca.
Description: Portrait of Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884). This portrait was reportedly a favorite of his wife Nettie Fowler McCormick (1835-1923). McCormick was a Chic...
Description: Andrew Gallup's commission in the 6th Wisconsin Infantry during the Civil War. A certificate printed in black ink with a red seal of Wisconsin attached, ha...
Description: This map, traced from John Farmer's 1860 Map of the states of Michigan and Wisconsin, shows the boundary between Michigan's Upper Peninsula and northern Wi...
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