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Date: 1836 

Description: This map shows proposed lot and block numbers for a paper city located in township 10 north, range 7 east, Wisconsin Territory, now the Town of West Point,...

Photograph

Cassius Fairchild

Date: 1859 

Description: Portrait of Cassius Fairchild of Madison, the eldest son of Jairus Fairchild, about 1859. At this time he assumed responsibility for a large part of the f...

Date: 1865 

Description: This map of the battlefield shows U.S. infantry positions in blue, U.S. cavalry positions in yellow, Confederate positions in red, roads, drainage, vegetat...

Photograph

Stern-Wheel Skiff

Date: 1894-06-03 

Description: View on the Ohio River of a skiff with a small paddle wheel at the stern. There are three men aboard the boat.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Ada Bass and her daughter Everetta in their parlor.

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: View of St. Peter's Episcopal Church.

Photograph

Central House

Date: 1896-04-12 

Description: View of a burning Central House engulfed in smoke with a crowd of spectators gathered to watch.

Date: 1878 

Description: A map of Portland and Jefferson in Monroe County.

Photograph

Albert Emmonson

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Albert Emmerson, a sergeant in Company C, 15th Wisconsin Infantry, in uniform and holding a revolver across his chest. The...

Photograph

Fourth Ward School

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Side view of Fourth Ward School, surrounded by wooden fence.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Front entry way to the "Washington" school, on the northwest corner of Fifth Avenue and Broadway.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: A family portrait of the Peter Schuster Family in front of a painted backdrop.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Pope's Army Tandem

Date: 1896-02 

Description: Engraved image of a Pope's Army Tandem bicycle outfitted with skis, two sleep rolls, a rifle, and two hand guns.

Date: 1830 ca.

Description: A hand-drawn map of the township sectioning of Milwaukee, eastern Waukesha, northern Walworth, and Racine Counties. Other items shown in the map are the l...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of a group of men "witching up."

Book or Pamphlet

Wyandotte Agricultural Works

Date: 1871 

Description: Front cover of catalog featuring an illustration of a man using a team of horses to use the Improved Iron Clad Mower in a field.

Date: 1853-07-09 

Description: Legal title to Oren Johnson's mortgaged land in Dodge County. The La Crosse and Milwaukee Rail Road Company assessed the land for $1,500.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: This late 19th century map by Increase Lapham shows the lake region around Oconomowoc in Waukesha County and eastern Jefferson County, Wisconsin. Cities an...

Photograph

Polly Harrison

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A photographic copy of a head and shoulders oil painting of Polly Harrison. She is wearing a bonnet with lace trim and a ribbon tied under her chin. Her...

Photograph

Oil Wells

Date: 1894-05-12 

Description: Oil wells in front of a tree-covered landscape, with a man working.

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