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Date: 1842 ca.

Description: American Fur Company with both Mission churches. Sketch purportedly by a Native American youth. Probably an overpainted photographic copy enlargement. Pape...

Drawing

Astor House

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Rough sketch of the Astor house made from memory.

Painting

Iwa-toke

Date: 1845 

Description: Menominee woman, Iwa-toke, "The Serpent," sister to Ke-wah-ten, "The North Wind."

Date: 1895 

Description: Back cover of a booklet advertising the Van Duzen gas and gasoline engine featuring an illustration of the engine. The handwritten text at right reads, "A....

Date: 1888-05 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite of Amanda Joanna McCormick Adams (Mrs. Hugh).

Photograph

George T. Spaulding

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Tintype studio portrait in front of a painted background of George Spaulding of Brodhead, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is seate...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Two unidentified Ho-Chunk women. The woman on the left is wearing a dress with many panels of narrow appliqué.

Photograph

Forest House

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: The Forest House, a hotel, restaurant and stage office. It was operated by Mr. and Mrs. Chas. A. Dingle and was located on the corner of Third and Forest S...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Men building a culvert on the Milwaukee, Lake Shore & Westerm railway. In the background both horses and oxen teams are being used.

Date: 1873 

Description: The hotel of S.H. Stafford, who settled about 1845.

Date: 1876-08-12 

Description: A cartoon depicting General M.C. Butler holding a top hat, standing next to dead African Americans. There are slogans behind the bodies, including "Niggers...

Print

James Monroe

Date: 1861 

Description: Portrait engraving of James Monroe from a painting by Alonzo Chappel.

Photograph

Women Picnicking

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Three young women, perhaps at a picnic, with the woman on the right drinking from a bucket. Two men are behind them on the right.

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Plat for a proposed Sinsinawa City (never built), in Grant County, Wis. When it became clear in the mid-1830s that Wisconsin Territory would be established...

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: On an excursion to the South in November 1859, Hölzlhuber made the three-day trip on the steamboat Planet from St. Louis to New Orleans. In the harb...

Date: 1898 

Description: Rear view of a man driving a horse-drawn wagon filled with pipe on a muddy, rutted dirt road. A split-rail fence can be seen on both sides of the road and...

Book or Pamphlet

Deering Catalog Illustration

Date: 1890 

Description: Back cover illustration for a William Deering and Company catalog. Deering was a manufacturer of agricultural machinery. The illustration includes an engra...

Date: 1855 

Description: Drawn three years before Minnesota entered statehood, this map shows Minnesota Territory and the western part of Wisconsin. The map shows county lines, riv...

Date: 1849 

Description: Advertising handbill for Cyrus Hall McCormick's patent Virginia Reaper. Printed for C.H. McCormick & Co. by James J. Langdon, Chicago, Illinois.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Elevated view over De Pere. In the foreground is the De Pere News Office and Post Office building. Behind it people are walking on the bridge over the Fox...

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