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Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Formal oval-framed group portrait of Vida James, Ada James and Beulah James. Ada James (center back) later became active in the Wisconsin Women's Suffrage...
Description: "....At Grand Chute stood the young settlement of Appleton. Although only a few years old, it already boasted a college, named, as was the village itself,...
Description: Letter from Napoleon Bonaparte Van Slyke to Mayor Jairus Fairchild, from the Astor House, New York, describing the sale of city bonds.
Date: 1899 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the First Congregational Church.
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: View of the Rockdale mill, a grist and sawmill built in 1847 by Thomas and Nathan Van Horn.
Description: Quarter-length profile portrait of Abraham Lincoln.
Description: Interior view of the sitting room of the Dankoler's house. Framed pictures adorn the walls, and there is a tall mirror in the corner reflecting a window. A...
Date: 1857 ca.
Description: This map shows lot numbers, lot dimensions (in chains and links), and a mineral reservation for use of proprietors. Includes certifications signed in Sept....
Description: First building of Milwaukee College planned by Catherine E. Beecher. Front of building with gothic detailing in the architecture.
Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the D.M. Osborne Company, manufacturers of agricultural machinery. Features an illustration of a farmer in a barnyard w...
Date: 1876-02-14 before
Description: Menu for the Centennial Reception of the Wisconsin Legislature in the Agricultural Rooms of the State Capitol, printed in a range of typefaces.
Date: 1856 ca.
Description: A hand-colored map of Wisconsin, showing the county boundaries, towns, cities, railroads, roads, lakes, rivers, bays, and the Lake Superior’s islands. In...
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: This map covers parts of Minnesota, Iowa, and South Dakota and advertised 1,000,000 acres of land available. Communities, roads, and railroad lines are lab...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: View of Main Street and the surrounding buildings.
Date: 1896 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the City Hotel with a group of people posed near its entrance.
Description: Bird's-eye view of Viroqua, county seat of Vernon County.
Description: The F. K. Bull residence, 1121 Main Street.
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: This manuscript map shows the surveyed areas of the Town of Aztalan, Jefferson County, Wisconsin. Acreage of the surveyed parcels is given and lakes and st...
Date: 1859 ca.
Description: Full-length, carte-de-visite portrait of John H. Lathrop (1799-1866), first chancellor of the University of Wisconsin. Lathrop's tenure was marked by contr...
Description: Alleged to be the earliest known view of St. Mary's Institute, which later became St. Mary's College. One-half of a stereograph.
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