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Manuscript

Unpaid Bill

Date: 1857-11-18 

Description: Unpaid bill in the amount of $5,000, owed by Jairus Fairchild, President of Watertown and Madison Railroad, to Bank of the Republic.

Photograph

Adolescent Old Abe

Date: 1861 

Description: The mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Regiment, Old Abe as an adolescent standing on a shield perch outdoors. The young eagle stands in profile and his head fea...

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Stereoview of Henry Hamilton Bennett working on a camera in a private car. This is the private car the Wisconsin Central Railroad provided for Bennett and...

Date: 1864-10-13 

Description: This map shows the shore line of Oct. 14 1864, city limits of water lots, and the elevation of water in Lake Michigan. Depths are shown by soundings.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Small frame school with posed group of children and teachers in front.

Photograph

O.S. Head House

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: The residence of O.S. Head. A man is sitting in the foreground on a wrap-around bench.

Date: 1882 ca.

Description: Inside color illustration of man using a No. 3. Mower in a field with a team of two horses.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of several men working at dusk, knee deep in water attending to the raft.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Halle Steensland and his wife Sophia pose with their five children (left to right: Morten, Henry, Edward, Halbert and Helen) in front of the their home in...

Date: 1895-10-13 

Description: Twenty-one photographs of churches, city halls, courthouses, and other buildings and their locations throughout Milwaukee.

Date: 1899 

Description: Outdoor portrait of Florentina Krueger holding twin babies Edgar and Jennie Krueger.

Photograph

Central Avenue

Date: 1880 

Description: View along Central Avenue. There are a number of commercial buildings with false fronts. Groups of people stand near the road on the left and right.

Date: 1895-06 ca.

Description: The Alumni Picnic at the Fred Stickney, Sr. home on Lake Marion in Mazomanie.

Date: 1893 

Description: Catalog cover with text: "Oscillator = Thresher" Also includes color illustration of a young girl sitting on a tree swing. Behind her, men women and childr...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Nebraska Winnebago John Littlewalker. John wears two Ho-Chunk beaded bandolier bags across his chest, indicating his wealth and his status as an eligible b...

Date: 1876 before

Description: Stereograph of a view over rooftops of a neighborhood near Lake Michigan. Shoreline can be seen in the background.

Date: 1897 

Description: Outdoor portrait of Mary Turvill McConnell.

Photograph

Cedar Street Bridge

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of Cedar Street Bridge(?). The construction of this bridge is the same as the Cedar Street bridge, but as other landmarks are not visible,...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of an Spanish couple from Barcelona in "native" Barcelonian costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of A...

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Elevated view down Main Street, which crosses railroad tracks in the foreground. There are two signs in the foreground which say: "Look Out for the Cars" a...

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