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Date: 1865 

Description: This map of Forest Hill Cemetery is ink and watercolor on cloth. The upper right hand margin contains an index by name and lot. The bottom left corner read...

Date: 1852-03-31 

Description: Surveyors map showing the Root River and Lake Michigan.

Date: 1894-05-09 

Description: Reuben Gold Thwaites rowing the skiff the "Pilgrim" on the Ohio River.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Ole Bull Residence at 130 East Gilman Street. Family on lawn playing croquet with house in background. Later, the house was known as the Thorp House. It be...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Confederate President Jefferson Davis with his nose caught in a bear trap (Washington) while holding a confederate/pirate flag. Caption reads, "Jeff though...

Date: 1863-07-04 

Description: The surrender of Confederate troops after the battle of Vicksburg. Watercolor by Private John Gaddis of the 12th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, Company E. ...

Date: 1877-10-27 

Description: The arrival of the first train in Waukon, on the Wisconsin & Michigan Railroad line. There is a large crowd gathered near the tracks, and one man stands on...

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Die Grundung und Entwicklung der Kolonie Neu Glarus (The Founding and Development of the Colony of New Glarus). This German language pamphlet was published...

Photograph

Locomotive No. 539

Date: 1882 

Description: View across railroad tracks of two men posing near the right side of locomotive no. 539 on another set of railroad tracks. The locomotive was built by the...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: East Blue Mounds Lutheran Church, built in 1868. The church was formerly the Norsk Evangelisk Lutheranisk Kirke.

Date: 1892-04 

Description: Daniel Steele Durrie, librarian of the Wisconsin Historical Society, seated at his desk in the South Wing of the Wisconsin State Capitol. This photograph...

Date: 1894-06-07 

Description: Jessie Thwaites poses next to two huge logs, upon which Fredrik stands. Behind them is the Saline River.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: A man and woman who has open parasol stand in a garden walkway with a frame house. There are three chimneys and small windows above side porch, wtih a carr...

Photograph

Frank Desnoyer

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Frank Desnoyer. He was born in Detroit. Michigan and emigrated to Wisconsin on July 1, 1835.

Date: 1814-08-07 

Description: The back side of the first page of a letter written by Thomas Jefferson to Lancelot Minor.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: "One view of the village of Mount Vernon, Wis." a stereograph listed in Dahl's 1877 "Catalogue of Stereoscopic Views."

Photograph

"Hazelwood"

Date: 1874 

Description: The residence of John Crapser Coleman, as remodeled in 1870. A large house is in the middle of the image, with a drive leading up to the left of the house...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Unidentified woman posed sitting in front of a dressing table with a tall mirror. She is wearing eyeglasses, a hat with feathers, and a long coat with what...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1854 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, roads, railroads, and some landowners’ names. Lake Michigan, the Milwaukee River, and the Menomonee River are labeled...

Date: 1894 

Description: Everetta Bass, holding a basket of flowers, and her mother Ada on a hill by the mill pond (Montello Lake). The far shoreline of the lake can be seen in the...

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