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Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Young woman on a driftwood stump, standing at the shoreline with what is probably Lake Michigan behind her. She is wearing a long skirt and a blouse, with...
Description: A view of Madison from a lake shoreline. Unknown location.
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of John Messersmith. He was born in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, in 1790. Messersmith came to Wisconsin in May of 1827, and r...
Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. From left to right: Ladies Hall, South Dormitory, Bascom Hall, and North Dormitory. Trees are on the hill, and a f...
Description: The football team from Platteville Normal School.
Description: Buffalo wounded by spear or arrow in the snow (Plate 16)."The reader has here, a striking illustration of the deadly effects of the Indian's arrow, and als...
Description: The Ferry at Green River in Wyoming; a single wagon is crossing the river. Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Ov...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the Fountain Spring House.
Description: Railroad employees pose with locomotive engine no. 925 of the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway. The engine has a long pilot, a large oil headlight, sm...
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: Two men cook at griddles while another leans on an open door to one of many tents at a Civil War army camp.
Date: 1835 ca.
Description: Tshu-gue-ga, a celebrated Chief, half Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) and half French. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of...
Date: 1855 before
Description: Portrait of Madame Thérèse Schindler (1774-1855), an early resident of Mackinac Island.
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Left to right, standing: Hans A. Bringager and Erik Sviggum; Seated: C. Gulson, Annie Pedersen, Mary Gulson Brager and her mother Thora Gulson; all gathere...
Description: The interior of a barbershop with customers in chairs and barbers at work. Numerous mirrors, pictures, and lamps hang from the walls and ceiling.
Description: An artist's depiction of the first State Fish Hatchery (aka Nevin Fish Hatchery, 3911 Fish Hatchery Rd).
Date: 1880 before
Description: View from river of malt house. In the background is the south side brewery of the same company. There are two steamboats, one large, one small. Behind th...
Date: 1871 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the Park Hotel. Among its fine features are black walnut trim, Brussels carpet, marble-topped furniture, and spring beds. The hotel was on...
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: The Ceylon Building and its pier as seen from Lake Geneva. Originally built for the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago, the building was later purchas...
Description: A portion of a page from the Madison Daily Democrat which gives an account of the Peshtigo fire.
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