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Date: 1875 ca.

Description: A view of the office of the Wisconsin State Resister.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: A man with a beard sits in a chair next to a boy and a girl, all posed with an informality unusual for a Dahl photograph. Behind them a younger man carries...

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Quarter plate daguerreotype of a painting of General William Irvine. The portrait shows General Irvine in his military uniform. General Irvine served as a...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Winnebago Indians: John Hazen Hill, Alex Lonetree, daughter of Alex Lonetree, Mrs. Alex Lonetree, and W...

Photograph

Carl Schurz

Date: 1879 

Description: Portrait of Carl Schurz, seated, holding a hat and cane.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The Astor Company or Brisbois fur trading post.

Photograph

Moses Whiteside

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Moses Whiteside. He was born in Madison County, Illinois, on September 14, 1804, and came to Lafayette County, Wisconsin,...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: In 1845, Ole Wettlesen and his wife Thorbjor and family left Laardal, Telemark, Norway, for America, eventually settling in Dane County. There, Ole establ...

Date: 1896-04 

Description: View from Chi Psi porch on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Picnic Point is stretching towards the right in the far background. There appears to...

Date: 1878 

Description: Handbill with directions for putting together the McCormick Harvester. Features an illustration of a Marsh-type harvester.

Photograph

Beehive Farm

Date: 1895 

Description: A man stands with fifty beehives on the farm of Bernhard Volkering in East Farmington. Trees and farm buildings surround the hives.

Date: 1849 

Description: Directions for putting together and operating McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper. Features a woodcut illustration with labeled parts.

Photograph

Lone Rock

Date: 1897 

Description: A view of Lone Rock from below, with a canoe on the left-hand side of the image.

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: A view from Pleasure Park. The Wisconsin State Capitol is seen across the lake and is framed by two trees in the foreground.

Date: 1893 

Description: A cyanotype view across lagoon from shoreline of the U.S. Government Building (right), and the Fisheries building (left). There is a bridge over the lagoon...

Photograph

Andrew Dieringer

Date: 1866 

Description: Portrait of Andrew Dieringer, a member of the Wisconsin Assembly.

Date: 1896 

Description: Quarter-length profile portrait of a man with goatee wearing a fez. The details in the face, hair, and clothing are highlighted in charcoal. Unknown relat...

Date: 1893 

Description: Everetta Bass, sitting in a child's chair, holds a goblet and spoon in the company of her dolls and other toys on the porch of the Bass house.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: A family of five stands in front of a very plain upright-and-wing frame house. The long shadows of trees emphasize the sparseness of this scene which is re...

Date: 1827-10 

Description: Open spread of Increase Lapham's diary from October 6, 1827 to April 18, 1828.

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