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Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Mándeh Páhchu, a young Mandan Indian.

Date: 1865 

Description: Waist-up carte-de-visite of "Aunt Betsy Chamberlain." She is wearing a dark dress and a white cap tied under her chin.

Date: 1876 

Description: This map of the Battle of Iuka depicts the May 19, 1862, positions of the Union forces in blue and Confederate in red. Indicated on the map are roads, the...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: View showing Elmore and Kelly's Elevator with a boat, train, and the buildings at Fort Howard. Fort Howard was incorporated into Green Bay.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Full-length studio portrait of a Ho-Chunk group in front of a painted backdrop. On the left is William Massey (ChawRoChooChayKah), sitting with his arm aro...

Date: 1873-12-19 

Description: The second page of the Joseph Schlitz Bewing Company articles of association.

Date: 1876 

Description: A stereo view perhaps taken at the same time as the "Three different views of the village of Argyle, Wis." mentioned in Dahl's 1877 "Catalogue of Stereosco...

Date: 1872 

Description: Lithograph elevated view of the Alexander Mitchell home and gardens seen from the corner of Ninth and Spring Streets. Pedestrians, horse-riders and a horse...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Sleeping quarters at the Wisconsin Industrial School for Boys, with several rows of bunk beds.

Photograph

Daniel Baxter

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Daniel Baxter. He was born in Pittsfield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, and came to Wisconsin in 1836.

Date: 1876-07 ca.

Description: A camping party rests at the top of a bluff at Devil's Lake State Park.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View across Grand Avenue of the Milwaukee Public Library. To the left, the base of the Midsummer Festival Monument can be seen, and the George Washington m...

Historical Object

Grand Army of the Republic

Date: 1882-03-19 ca.

Description: Certificate creating Post Number 25, Department of Wisconsin, of the Grand Army of the Republic.

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Engraved illustration from an advertising booklet for Manny's Patent Adjustable reaper and mower. The page features two images of men operating the reaper...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with the image of a woman sitting on a cushioned wooden bench, gazing at her wedding ring. She is wearing a long blue dress. A gray ce...

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: This map of the Battle of Gettysburg indicates Union positions in red and Confederate positions in blue. Also shown are artillery positions, roads, railroa...

Date: 1844-01-12 

Description: Letter from Thomas Steel, Waukesha County physician and farmer, to his father, James Steel, in London, England. It includes a hand-drawn map of Milwaukee C...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: West Koshkonong Lutheran Church and cemetery. Octagonal stone church built in 1852, rebuilt in 1893, seating 800 people.

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1861 

Description: Map with labelled block and lot numbers, owners of large property parcels, city wards, railroads, and streets. Population from 1835 to 1860 listed below ti...

Date: 1889 

Description: Stereograph from the Chicago Panorama of the Battle of Gettysburg Representing Pickett's Charge at 4 P.M., July 3rd, 1863: Field Hospital on the Right of C...

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