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Photograph

Alfred P. Edgerton

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Formal portrait of Alfred P. Edgerton seated at a small table.

Date: 1873 

Description: D.L. Fairchild residence from the street, with a stagecoach and pedestrian in the foreground.

Photograph

Fred D. Grant

Date: 1865 

Description: Full-length studio portrait of Fred D. Grant, son of Ulysses S. Grant, at 15 years of age, standing near a chair in front of a painted backdrop dressed in...

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: 1899 ca.

Description: Campaign poster with the title "Posterity" for Theodore Roosevelt and William McKinley featuring their portraits, and an illustration of a woman holding a...

Date: 1889-03-06 before

Description: Front cover and menu listing for a breakfast in honor of evangelist Dwight L. Moody. On the cover is an ivory tipped-in text plate bordered with a deckle-e...

Date: 1886-05-04 ca.

Description: A photograph of a painting depicting the wounded being treated at Desplaines Street police station after the Haymarket Square riot. The riot started as a r...

Date: 1899-11-30 

Description: Exterior view of the William Wills homestead. The family, including a dog, stands around the front porch. One young girl is standing inside the house looki...

Date: 1856-11-08 

Description: Political drawing for the Democratic Presidential Campaign, which included Buchanan and Breckenridge.

Date: 1899-07 

Description: Outdoor group portrait of the six children of William Krueger. In the front row sitting on the grass are, from left: Henry, Minnie, and Albert. In the back...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The Dousman Office building, later used as a pearl button factory.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: An interior view of a sitting room with a high ceiling, most likely Dankoler's. Books are stacked neatly on shelves and tables. Through an curtained archwa...

Date: 1866 

Description: Trees with Spanish moss line a path in the Bonaventure Cemetery. Plate 48

Photograph

Science Hall

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View towards southwest of exterior of building on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Music Hall can be seen on the left on the opposite side of Ba...

Date: 1831 

Description: Map of the city of Louisville, Kentucky on the Ohio River showing streets and numbered lots. The Ohio River, Corn Island, and the Louisville and Portland C...

Date: 1879 

Description: Portrait of Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884). McCormick was a Chicago industrialist and inventor in 1831 of the first commercially successful reaper, a hor...

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...

Photograph

The Sample Room

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: Men standing along the bar of local saloon owned by Liegeois Brothers. Blacksmith Joseph Liegeois, Jr. and his brother John are on the end of the bar. John...

Photograph

Abraham Lincoln

Date: 1858-08-26 

Description: Copy of ambrotype made by W.H. Pearson in Macomb, Illinois. Taken five days after the first debate with Senator Stephen A. Douglas at Ottawa, Illinois. Lin...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Small group in front of the Wisconsin State Capitol viewed from East Washington Avenue. Some telegraph wires are strung across foreground. The card is fro...

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