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Date: 1895 ca.
Description: A professional studio portrait of Ada Burlingame Bass, standing in front of a painted backdrop, wife of physician and amateur photographer Dr. Edward A. Ba...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Formal studio portrait in front of a painted background of Anna Fox, who married William F. Vilas of Madison, Wisconsin. This photograph was taken in Washi...
Description: Advertising poster for Champion brand agricultural machines, manufactured by Warder, Bushnell and Glessner Company. The main illustration depicts a salesma...
Description: Minnie Oakley, assistant librarian of the Wisconsin Historical Society, seated at her desk in the South Wing of the Wisconsin State Capitol. This photogra...
Description: The official railroad map of Wisconsin showing railroad lines throughout the state.
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: Distant view of Neshotah Mission. River with boaters, two people standing on riverbank, mission on hill in background.
Description: House in West Virginia on the edge of a steep hill with a Pennsylvania/West Virginia boundary line running through the garden on the left side of the house...
Description: Two men on a rock formation in the Baraboo Bluffs. One man is holding out a hat.
Description: A hand-colored lithograph, produced by Wm. E. Hitchcock, of the adult male Garrulax perspicillatus. It was created from William Heine's drawings of...
Description: Poster addressed to "sophomore cowards" declaring "give us canes or give us death!" and signed by the Executive Committee of '97.
Date: 1892 ca.
Description: Frederick Jackson Turner in office in Historical Society quarters in the Wisconsin State Capitol.
Description: Detail of the Assembly Chamber photograph focusing on the journalists seated near the front of the room. During the 19th century, coverage of Capitol news...
Description: View of Biddle Street. The 'x' marks the home of Mr. Brigham. The road is tree-lined, with homes behind the trees. "With cross on it, just under the sou...
Description: Group portrait of German painters relaxing in the studio of the American Panorama Company, during a break from painting the Jerusalem cyclorama depicting t...
Description: A campaign notice that corrects misinformation being circulated by the candidate's opponents. The text reads, "Notice!! To the Electors of the 8th Senatori...
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: William and Clara Case Middleton sit on chairs alongside a building; their son Forest stands between them.
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Fort Crawford Hospital.
Date: 1860 after
Description: Scene of 16 figures. A slave owner raises his whip as black families race towards Fort Monroe, some remain behind picking cotton. The slave owner is saying...
Date: 1880 before
Description: Stereograph. The Plankinton House is in the near foreground across the street. A sign for Little Dry Goods, 105, is on the left, above a horse-drawn cart.
Description: The log cabin of Len Thomas.
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