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Date: 1858 

Description: Advertisement for the Madison Brewery operated from John Rodermund that appeared in the 1858 City Directory.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Three men with hats are in a field with a reaper and grain cradle. Two children (their images are blurred) are sitting in front of them. A farmstead is i...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Caricature of General Nathaniel Lyon that, when viewed horizontally, looks like a lion. Text above reads, "Gen. Lyon, of Missouri." Caption to the right re...

Photograph

William and Fred

Date: 1894-05-26 

Description: William and Fred pose at the edge of a pond or creek.

Date: 1893 

Description: Cyanotype view of the Illinois Building at Chicago's World's Columbian Exposition showing a gondola and motor launch on the lagoon near a bridge. A wing of...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of an Italian woman in "native" Florentine costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set...

Date: 1880 

Description: Cover of a McCormick Harvesting Machine Company fair circular (catalog). The cover is illustrated with a lake and mountain scene and includes the text "Man...

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: A stereograph of the town square and Main Street. The three-story building visible in the center of the photograph was operated as the National Hotel. It w...

Photograph

Band in the Country

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Eleven uniformed musicians holding their instruments stand in a semi-circle, with the two drummers seated with their drums. The band consists of 2 trombone...

Date: 1844 ca.

Description: Full-length portrait of Mah-To-Toh-Pa. He is holding a decorated spear. "In the former letter I gave some account of Mah-to-toh-pa (the four bears), second...

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Stereograph from the Panorama of the Battle of Missionary Ridge, Valley of the Tennessee Lookout Mountain in the Distance, painted in 1885. It was painted...

Date: 1888 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for grass cutting machinery manufactured by William Deering and Company. Features a color illustration of children riding a...

Date: 1893 

Description: A cyanotype view of Cairo Street on the midway of the World's Columbian Exposition. An Egyptian with a large drum rides a camel as men and boys watch. The...

Date: 1865-07-12 

Description: A letter written by Wisconsin Governor James T. Lewis to E.G. Ayer of Harvard, Illinois, thanking him for his special care of and attention to sick and wou...

Date: 1887 

Description: Illustration from an 1887 McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog showing McCormick binders being pulled by oxen in a large field in Italy. The capti...

Date: 1886-07-03 after

Description: Hand-colored postcard of the interior of the Schlitz Palm Garden. Located on N. 3rd Street, south of W. Wisconsin Avenue, the Schlitz Palm Garden opened on...

Painting

Camp Randall

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Photograph of a watercolor of a view of Camp Randall, from the northeast. Scene set on rolling hills, shows tents, buildings, horses and military members i...

Date: 1860 after

Description: An owl labeled "SCOTT" seizes a vulture labeled "JEFF DAVIS" by the wing. Feathers litter the ground beneath them. The owl is saying "LET YOU ALONE AND YOU...

Photograph

J.H. Smalley

Date: 1856 

Description: Waist-up oval portrait of J.H. Smalley. He was born in Hyde Park, Lamoil County, Vermont in 1816, and came to Wisconsin in 1835. He moved to Green Bay in 1...

Date: 1899-07-16 

Description: Exterior view of a District No. 4 school building, built in 1845.

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