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Date: 1897 

Description: Finnish language catalog, featuring an illustration of an enlarged three leafed clover which is surrounded by clover flowers, wheat and a dragonfly. Small...

Date: 1864 

Description: One of the Confederate defenses surrounding the city. This view is of the inside of the earthworks which includes two cannons. A Union soldier sits as a lo...

Map or Atlas

Stoughton, Wis.

Date: 1871 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Stoughton.

Date: 1860 after

Description: A woman wearing a red shirt and a blue blouse with seven white stars, presumably Virginia, is shooting herself with a cannon that is marked "SECESSION". Ca...


Colonel C.A. Wood

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Colonel C.A. Wood posing for a full-length studio carte-de-visite portrait in his Union uniform. His right hand is resting on a plinth, and he is holding h...


Robert Wilson

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Robert Wilson. He was born in Greenupsburg, Kentucky, on July 16, 1814. Wilson came to Wisconsin in May of 1833, and reside...

Book or Pamphlet

The Gun Boat Fleet

Date: 1862-04-05 ca.

Description: Engraved illustration for the story titled: "The Fight at Island No. 10". The view from the deck of a boat looks out at the approaching gun boats coming do...

Date: 1884-07-10 

Description: Three men in matching hats pose with a photograph and a sign in support of Grover Cleveland.


Man in a Boat

Date: 1894-05-14 

Description: A man seated on a low boat floats down the Ohio River.


Ebenezer Brigham

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Ebenezer Brigham, founder of the first major community in the Blue Mounds of Wisconsin, which included a mine, frontier inn...


Rail Yard at Depot

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Railroad depot surrounded by stacked lumber for wood-burning locomotives. A few homes can be seen in the background.

Date: 1851-12-01 

Description: Plat map of Wisconsin township 12, North, 9E.



Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Pach-e-po, Chief of the Pottowattomie (Potawatomi) Tribe, son of Me-o-ne-me, a Chief who served with Gen. Harrison during the late war and was killed at th...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Portrait of two unidentified children holding hands while posed on homemade fancy chairs. The girl is dressed in a hand-me-down dress cut from a heavy woo...

Date: 1869 

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Alexander Marshall Thompson, from a detail of the 1868 composite portrait of the Wisconsin Assembly.

Date: 1851 

Description: Owen Geological Map of Wisconsin.

Date: 1892 

Description: Formerly the Richter, Schubert and Dick office building. Seven-story building with a rounded corner next to the alleyway. The word Merrill is above one e...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Advertising greeting card which reads "Handsome Christmas Card in Every package of Lion Coffee, November 5 to Christmas Day." The card depicts Santa Claus...


Fort Crawford

Date: 1864 

Description: Fort Crawford was decommissioned in 1856, having outlived its usefulness as a frontier post. During the Civil War, however, it functioned as a military ho...

Date: 1870 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Hudson, with insets of Court House and Public School.

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