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Description: Two men stand waist-high in the cabbage, pea, and oat fields of the C.C. Washburn homestead, twelve miles southwest of Florence. Wooden houses or outbuildi...
Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of George Engelmann (1809-1884), German-American botanist. He is best known for describing the flora of the American West. Handwr...
Description: Two drawings illustrating a hyperbolic comparison between a society which permits drinking of alcoholic beverages and one that does not.
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: A substantial wood fence stands before a Greek Revival house. A child is standing on the porch roof with other children and a man in the yard. Many of the...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Water Tower located on East Washington Avenue.
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: View of the ore dock of the Milwaukee, Lake Shore, and Western Railroad.
Description: Color lithograph poster showing a scene set at a musical recital in Imperial Russia. Top left inset with Imperial Russian crest and "by H. Grattan Donnelly...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: View of upright and wing house with adjacent windmill structure made in Batavia, Illinois, by U.S. Wind Eng. Pump Co. The barn has a stone foundation.
Date: 1899 ca.
Description: View of Bloomington with a man looking over the vista.
Description: Bird's-eye view of Montello, county seat of Marquette County. The granite quarry, woolen mill, and planing mill are clearly identified. A steamboat on Buf...
Date: 1860 after
Description: Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis in a boxing ring. Text at top reads, "CHAMPION PRIZE ENVELOPE - LINCOLN & DAVIS IN 5 ROUNDS", underneath reads "2ND ROU...
Date: 1895 before
Description: Elevated view from the top of a building of Milwaukee City Hall under construction.
Description: A group of Ojibwa men fishing from boats.
Description: Interior view of the Pullman sleeping car "Pioneer", which is arranged for daytime use, and showing the richly ornamented paneling and painted ceiling. Thi...
Date: 1855 ca.
Description: This bird's-eye-view map of Madison is looking north across Lake Monona. The map features two women and two men on a lookout. In the background couples are...
Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Laurits Esmark (1806-1884), Norwegian Zoologist. Esmark served as a professor of Zoology at Christiania University in...
Description: A portion of John B. Heim's map of the Water Works System of Madison showing the size of the third Wisconsin Capitol (228' x 226') in comparison with the C...
Description: Three-quarter length studio portrait of Reverend Samuel Eaton posed with his hands on the back of a chair.
Description: This map of the entire state of Wisconsin depicts the township survey grid and identifies counties, named towns, cities and villages, rivers, lakes, railro...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Several generations of a family posing on the porch of a house.
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