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Description: A painting of the Grignon house and surrounding land and water.
Date: 1870 after
Description: Three cottages sit near the tree-lined shore of Kelly Lake at Underwood Point. Small docks with boats are visible in the middle ground of the image. A wo...
Description: Knitted baby bonnet made with tan cotton yarn and decorated with glass beads.
Description: Shows parts of northeastern Iowa County, northwestern Dane County, and the extreme southern part of Sauk County "shewing the position of the British Temper...
Description: This map traces the route of Union troops under the command of Gen. William S. Smith. This force left Memphis, Tennessee, on February 11, 1864, traveling a...
Description: Stereograph of John Lawler's pile-pontoon railway bridge over the Mississippi River.
Description: The Buttes, Wyoming and Sweetwater River; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the O...
Description: A view of Madison from a lake shoreline. Unknown location.
Date: 1889 after
Description: Embossed photograph (platinum print) of Fred Pabst. "Pabst, Frederick (Mar. 28, 1836-Jan. 1, 1904), brewer, business executive, b. Thuringia, Germany. He m...
Description: Schooner Charles N. Ryan wrecked in a storm north of Ludington, Michigan on April 18, 1897. Possibly a photograph of the crew being rescued by the L...
Date: 1872 ca.
Description: Head and shoulders carte-de-visite of Ethelinda Marie Thorsen (1856-1947), age 16, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, daughter of John Thorsen (b. 1820), a lumberman...
Date: 1838 ca.
Description: Pencil sketch of a building owned by the Rodolf family along a commercial street.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Stereograph view over Wisconsin Avenue looking northwest.
Description: Front of card for the Bucher & Gibbs Plow Co., Canton, Ohio. Features a color illustration of a man wearing a spike helmet and military uniform decorated w...
Description: Elevated view of the downtown area looking northeast from the courthouse corner.
Description: This map of Wisconsin and surrounding states depicts the township survey grid and identifies counties, named towns, cities and villages, rivers, lakes, rai...
Date: 1855 ca.
Description: Fox-Wisconsin portage and canal map, when the canal was not yet built. From a map in the office of the city clerk at Portage. "The old trail, the location...
Description: Round die cut holiday card depicting a man walking with a staff, with a mountain in the background. An ornate design fills the background. Caption reads:...
Date: 1832 ca.
Description: Indian Utensils and Arms. An engraving illustrating 18 various objects used in ceremonial and daily life of American Indians.
Date: 1835 ca.
Description: Ash-e-taa-na-quet, a celebrated Chief of the Chippeway (Ojibwa) Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, drawn at the treaty of Green...
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