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Date: 1888 

Description: Cyanotype image with the caption "An old historical landmark" -- 1888 -- "The last log house in Frankfort" -- Burned June 1889.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Men in a Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul railroad station.

Photograph

Circus Group

Date: 1892 

Description: A large group of circus performers and personnel, including a clown and band members, pose in front of a tent.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View across road towards the house where General Reynolds' body was taken after he was killed on the first day of the Battle of Gettysburg.

Photograph

Round Barn

Date: 1895 

Description: Exterior view of the round, large frame barn of Chas. Tisch. A man in a carriage and a team of horses wearing fly-nets poses in front. On the right a man a...

Photograph

Diamond Grotto

Date: 1881-03-21 ca.

Description: Four women gather in the Diamond Grotto, a notable land form in the Wisconsin Dells. There is a rustic bridge in the foreground.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Stereograph of exterior of Main Hall (now Bascom Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1890 

Description: "For prices, terms and all particulars regarding these lands, apply to Charles E. Simmons, Land Commissioner, Chicago & North-Western Railway, Chicago, Ill...

Date: 1881-07-17 

Description: First page of a letter written by Walt Whitman regarding the publication of a book he was writing.

Date: 1844 

Description: Indians on foot and horseback hunting buffaloes (Plate 7). "The buffalo is a harmless and timid animal until severely wounded, or closely pursued, when it...

Date: 1883 

Description: Menu for a reception and banquet for "Hon. Alexander Mitchell by the Citizens of Milwaukee on his return from his European Trip." At the top is a silk ribb...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Extended family of fourteen posed in their best clothes outside a home. Older woman seated in rocking chair, with men, women, girls, boy and baby.

Date: 1899 

Description: Two women sitting in the "rest room" at the McCormick Reaper Works. A piano sits in the background.

Date: 1860 after

Description: An American Eagle holding a banner that says "PLURIBUS UNUM" hovers over a globe of the Earth showing the United States. The bottom half of the globe is hi...

Date: 1894 

Description: Frederick King Conover residence at 309 North Pinckney Street "as seen from Judge (Harlo S.) Orton's corner," at the intersection of East Johnson Street....

Date: 1874 

Description: This map shows townships and sections, land ownership and acreages, churches, schools, cemeteries, roads, railroads, and projected railroads. The map inclu...

Date: 1883 before

Description: Engraved letterhead of the firm of Smith, Mendel & Co., a wholesale grocery merchant. William E. Smith was a prominent Milwaukee businessman, partner in th...

Date: 1831-02 

Description: Printed invitation addressed to Mr. I.A. Lapham for a ball at C. McCoy's hotel to be held on February 17, 1831.

Photograph

The Iron Brigade

Date: 1862 

Description: Company I, 7th Regiment Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, at Upton's Hill near Germantown, Virginia. The 7th was one of three Wisconsin regiments that was par...

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: The main deck of The Tuisco, showing groups of immigrant men, women, and a child in brightly colored clothing, conversing while standing below a ful...

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