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Date: 1873 ca.

Description: A family of five stands in front of a very plain upright-and-wing frame house. The long shadows of trees emphasize the sparseness of this scene which is re...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The map shows roads and railroads, houses, schools, town halls, and other points of interest in parts of Shawano, Oconto, and Brown counties. The lower lef...

Map or Atlas

Kilbourn City, Wis.

Date: 1870 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Kilbourn City, now known as Wisconsin Dells. Kilbourn City was platted in the 1850s and received a boost when the La Crosse and Milwaukee...

Photograph

Pine Mountain

Date: 1866 

Description: Pine Mountain with a lone, bare tree on top. Trees and shrubs are in the foreground. Plate 30

Photograph

Ellen Lloyd Jones

Date: 1898 

Description: Ellen Lloyd Jones (also known as Aunt Nell), co-founder of the Hillside Home School, an early progressive school in Wisconsin.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Main Street looking east toward the Fox River and the boat landing. Lake Winnebago is visible in the distance.

Date: 1864-12 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Dr. Henry Parker Sartwell (1792-1867), American botanist.

Date: 1852 

Description: Group portrait of members of the La Pointe Band (now known as the Bad River La Pointe Band) of the Ojibwe Nation awaiting annuity payment at La Pointe. Non...

Photograph

Men on Bear Island

Date: 1898-10-10 after

Description: W.A. Jones and an unidentified man, probably on Bear Island, the location of the Ojibwa-Pillager Battle.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railroad locomotive #280 at the Mineral Point depot. A group of people stand on the platform. The depot was built in 1857,...

Photograph

Carrie Lane

Date: 1884 

Description: Studio portrait of Carrie Lane Chapman Catt when she was single in Mason City, Iowa. She was first a teacher and then became Superintendent of Schools ther...

Date: 1875-07-01 

Description: This map shows Lake Ontario, and a portion of Lake Erie and Oneida Lake. Towns surrounding these lakes in Canada and New York are labeled. A key to former...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Dining room, probably at D. Sullivan's lumber camp.

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: 1896 ca.

Description: Color lithograph poster. Title runs across top with author's name, William Gillette, under it in upper right corner. Scene depicts a well-dressed woman sta...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: A pasture is in the foreground with a brick house, barn and connected outbuildings behind it.

Photograph

William R. Smith

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of William R. Smith. He was born at the "Trappe," Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, in August of 1787. He came to Wisconsin in...

Date: 1859 

Description: 1859 Chicago, St. Paul & Fond du Lac Railroad pass belonging to S.S. Merrill. Pass is signed by George Dunlap.

Date: 1873 

Description: D.L. Fairchild residence from the street, with a stagecoach and pedestrian in the foreground.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: A view of the First Methodist Church.

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