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Date: 1878 ca.

Description: People in farmyard on horse-drawn wagon with surrounding people standing or on horseback. Barn in background is wood frame with diagonal boards. Note als...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a woman from Sweden (Dalarne) in "native" Swedish costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nati...

Date: 1894-12-24 

Description: Diploma of honorable mention presented to Stephen M. Babcock by the Board of Lady Managers of the Columbian Exposition. The document honors Babcock's inven...

Photograph

Octagon House

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Richards octagon house.

Photograph

George T. Spaulding

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Tintype studio portrait in front of a painted background of George Spaulding of Brodhead, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is seate...

Date: 1859-10-15 

Description: Front page of the Certificate of Incorporation for the Summit Bank in Oconomowoc.

Date: 1851 ca.

Description: Advertising handbill for reapers designed by A.J. Cook and manufactured by Hatch and Whitely of Springfield in Clark County, Ohio.

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Black & white lithograph by Milwaukee lithographer Louis Kurz depicting the Madison Turners or Turnverein at a shooting party on the Madison lakefront. Th...

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: View of Milwaukee.

Date: 1896 

Description: Back cover of a McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Illustrations show the McCormick Reaper Works factory and the McCormick No. 4 Steel Mower....

Map or Atlas

Wisconsin

Date: 1854 ca.

Description: Map of the whole state Wisconsin includes an inset of the vicinity of Milwaukee, which shows the boundaries for Lisbon, Menomonee, Pewaukee, Brookfield, Wa...

Map or Atlas

Colton's Wisconsin

Date: 1859 

Description: This 1859 railroad map shows counties, cities, rivers and lakes in the entire state of Wisconsin. It includes an inset depicting the railroads in Milwaukee...

Drawing

USS "Seneca"

Date: 1861 

Description: View of the gun boat USS "Seneca".

Date: 1860 after

Description: A Zouave fireman spraying a person in bed clothes in the face with a fire hose. Smoke is billowing in the background. Caption below reads, "A Fireman Zouav...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Group of medical students (?) and instructor (?) posed around a cadaver. Presented by Dr. John G. Meachem III of Racine, Wis. Probably a dissection class a...

Date: 1865 

Description: This map of the battlefield at Spotsylvania Courthouse illustrates the Union positions in blue and Confederate positions in red. Roads, railroads, vegetati...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Two women playing croquet in yard with large Victorian brick house in background that has brackets, two round windows at top and bay window at bottom; latt...

Date: 1886-09 

Description: This map shows buildings with dimensions, as well as lot and block corners. Ink on tracing cloth. Oriented with north to the lower right.

Date: 1829 

Description: Cincinnati, Ohio, Ebr. Martin, engraver.

Date: 1875 before

Description: Stereograph. Looking northwest. Designed by Edward Townsend Mix, the building is said to be Wisconsin's premier example of the Victorian Gothic style of ar...

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