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Photograph

Sixth Ward School

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Sixth Ward School.

Date: 1873 

Description: Detail from atlas of the home of Z. Short who settled in 1842.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: View of home atop of Observatory Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1849 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, wards, local streets, railroads, some landownersÂ’ names, Milwaukee River, Menomonee River, and part of Lake Michigan....

Date: 1896 

Description: A passenger pigeon on a perch. The passenger pigeon is now extinct. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in the aviary of Professor C.O. Whit...

Photograph

Sauk-Foxes

Date: 1898 

Description: Sauk-Foxes at the Trans-Mississippi Exposition and Indian Congress.

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: The Reverend Peter Andreas Rasmussen (1829-1898), his wife Ragnhild Holland Rasmussen, and their eight children sit around a table in the yard of their hou...

Date: 1881 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Milton Junction.

Date: 1866-04-17 

Description: View across water towards the "Scutanawbequon," owned by Francis (Frank) Barnes, launched on April 17, 1866, with seven people aboard. "She was 50 feet lon...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A farmer in a jacket and hat operates a horse-drawn mower in a field. The horses are pulling the mower down a path that appears to have been mowed already;...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: View of the Wisconsin River shoreline showing lumber rafts "tied up over Sunday."

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the main building of the State School for the Deaf.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Panoramic view of Milwaukee looking northeast. City Hall is visible at the left and Lake Michigan can be seen at the upper right.

Date: 1860 after

Description: A white sailor and a Native American man sit on the ground near the water, ships are visible in the distance. The colonist holds a sextant in his left hand...

Date: 1896 

Description: A gathering of iceboats and their captains on Lake Mendota.

Photograph

Swarm Catcher

Date: 1891-04-06 

Description: S.D. Haskin's swarm catcher.

Book or Pamphlet

Inaugurals, 1789-1881

Date: 1880 

Description: Foldout chart illustrating all elected officials in the United States federal government from 1789 to 1881. The upper half of the chart shows the persons e...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A man outfitted with shin guards over his boots and a basket on his head is carrying the basket lid as a shield in his left hand and a rifle in his right h...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: This map shows the location of quarries throughout the state. Original caption reads, "Geology taken from General Geological Map of Wisconsin by the First...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: A family poses in a front yard around a table that has flowers and cups on it. Behind them is a wood frame house with a sewing machine on its porch and a t...

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