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Date: 1897 

Description: Long view of the Minnesota Point lighthouse, built at the entrance to Superior Harbor. It is allegedly the first lighthouse at the head of Lake Superior.

Date: 1873 

Description: Full-length portrait of Nina Sturgis Dousman, wife of H. Louis Dousman, standing behind a chair. Born April 20, 1852; died July 25, 1930.

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp (1825-1890), seated at left, poses with his second wife, Catherine Orb Seipp (1846-1920), seated to his left, with other family...


First Ward School

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Exterior of the First Ward School.

Date: 1887-10-08 

Description: Elevated view of parade celebrating President Grover Cleveland's visit, coming up King Street to the Wisconsin State Capitol from the East Madison Depot. T...

Map or Atlas

A Plat of DePere

Date: 1850 

Description: This photocopied map shows lot and block numbers, selected buildings, street names and state lock located on the Fox River. Includes a description of Deper...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: A distant view of Clinton, now Rockdale, in Christiana Township looking across the millpond on Koshkonong Creek towards the town.

Date: 1895-08-01 

Description: Men posing in Albert Smith's three-acre cornfield. Two men stand near the fence, and three others are in the background holding up their hats.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: The State Institute for the Blind. A school free for blind children of Wisconsin and attended by Louisa May Alcott.

Date: 1885 

Description: Stephen M. Babcock's membership card for the League of American Wheelmen, Geneva Bicycle Club of New York for the year 1885. The card is signed by Secretar...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: A view of the office of the Wisconsin State Resister.

Date: 1887 

Description: A person standing under the arched entrance of the Saint Paul Winter Carnival's ice palace. Inside the palace, there is an ice animal sculpture on a platfo...


Emmons Blaine

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Portrait of Emmons Blaine (1857-1892), who married Anita McCormick Blaine in 1889.

Date: 1882-09-05 

Description: The procession passing the reviewing stand at Union Square.

Date: 1896 

Description: Map shows landownership and acreages, roads, and townships.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Advertising poster featuring color illustation of three men and a dog watching a farmer harvest grain with a horse-drawn Deering Ideal grain binder. The me...

Date: 1866 

Description: This manuscript map by Increase Lapham shows the Dells of the Wisconsin River, from Stand Rock and Witches Gulch at the north to a point approximately one...

Date: 1857 

Description: An actor in an Indian headdress and jewelry for performance of "Black Hawk, or Lily of the Prairie," a drama written by Mary Elizabeth Mears and presented...

Date: 1883 

Description: Handbill describing a McCormick Harvesting Machine Company challenge to the winner of a field trial to face the McCormick Twine Binder. Hubbard, Partridge...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: An engraving from a photograph of Samuel Tilden.

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