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Date: 1864 

Description: Aerial view, probably from a lithograph, of the prison for Confederate soldiers at Rock Island.

Date: 1845 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of Leverett Steele Kellogg, a Milwaukee, Wisconsin pioneer in 1836, from Connecticut. Waist-up portrait, facing forward. He is we...

Date: 1888 

Description: View of scene at J.N. Hegeman Drugstore, 1218 Broadway Street, New York. John Ferris hands a prescription written on a piece of paper to the errand boy. Fr...

Date: 1883 

Description: The third Wisconsin State Capitol after the unfinished South Wing collapsed on November 8, 1883. Defective workmanship and shoddy construction materials ca...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of a man with a long moustache, possibly Brockwau.

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: 1899 

Description: Front of armory on Broadway Street, which has a single turret and a sign that reads "Light Horse Squadron Armory." Housed the Light Squadron of the Wiscons...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: A family dressed in their finest clothes sits around a table with glassware on it. The man on the left wears a top hat at a jaunty angle. Behind them is a...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: View of the interior of a small Lutheran church. A wood-burning stove is in the aisle between the pews, and a painting is hanging above the altar.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of Anita McCormick Blaine (1866-1954) as a young adult, posing next to a plush upholstered chair while holding a folded hand fan. She has...

Photograph

St. James Church

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph. On Spring Street. Front of church along the road, with trees on each side.

Photograph

Annie Oakley

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: Annie Oakley, the sure shot. On tour in England.

Date: 1887-05-19 

Description: Firefighters stand with steam fire engine in front of fire station at National Soldiers Home.

Date: 1895 

Description: Catalog cover featuring text over a decorative background that includes stalks of wheat, and a crown. Text reads: "Craver Harvester King, Appleby's Crownin...

Photograph

Christmas Tree

Date: 1899-12 

Description: Christmas tree in the home of Edward Petersen decorated with a wide assortment of ornaments and tinsel garland. It is standing on a low table in front of a...

Date: 1866 

Description: View along earthworks overlooking the Etawah River and a railroad bridge. A tree stripped of branches and bark is on the left. Plate 23

Date: 1835 

Description: Constructed for the Topographical Bureau [Wash.], 1835. Scale: 16 miles to 1 inch. Map of a portion of the Indian country lying east and west of the Missis...

Date: 1827 

Description: View of large gathering of people among trees. A crowd is gathered in a semi-circle facing a table where two people are standing. Two U.S flags fly over th...

Book or Pamphlet

Buckeye Calendar — July

Date: 1893 

Description: Calendar with the month July, 1893. Features an illustration of a man in a field taking a drink, while a young girl stands by holding a pail. The man is ri...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Driveway leading to the German Methodist Episcopal Church.

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