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Photograph

Blair House

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of the Blair House.

Date: 1892 

Description: Third page of calendar for May and June, 1892. Features two illustrations: the top one of a man using a team of horses to pull a Buckeye harvesting machine...

Photograph

James Duane Doty

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of James Duane Doty, who was a Wisconsin judge, territorial governor, congressman, and land speculator.

Date: 1870 after

Description: A view of an intersection of tree-lined streets in a residential area. Homes are partially visible on the right.

Date: 1869 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Robert von Schlagintweit (1833-1885), German orientalist, geographer and explorer. Along with his oldest brother Hermann, Rober...

Date: 1884 

Description: The logging camp of Bruno Vinett. About a dozen horses, most in harness, and a similar number of men stand in front of a barn-like building and a small woo...

Date: 1856 

Description: This map of Bayfield shows a plat of the town, roads, and part of Lake Superior. Relief is shown by hachures. The right margin of the map includes illustra...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Elevated view of dozens of cattle milling outside the barn at the Wisconsin Industrial School for Boys. Several other school buildings are visible in the b...

Photograph

Robert H. Spencer

Date: 1865 

Description: Seated carte-de-visite portrait of Lieutenant Colonel Robert H. Spencer, F & S, 47th Wisconsin Infantry, holding his sword in his left hand and his hat in...

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: A family is gathered around a table in the yard. Behind them is a fence and behind that a frame house seen in a three-quarter view. It has arched second st...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Illustration of Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) men. One of them may be Yellow Thunder.

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Elevated view of large crowd gathered to witness the dedication ceremony for the University of Wisconsin-Madison gymnasium.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Special open streetcar called the MARGUERITE, with elaborate lighting, decorations, movable chairs and other features.

Map or Atlas

City Map of Janesville

Date: 1873 

Description: This map shows landownership and acreages, lot and block numbers, roads and railroads, marshes, schools, churches, mills, rural buildings, and quarries. Re...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: The R. Daniel Rickelsen family sits around a table. One man holds a cane. A lady has a watch chain. Behind them is a frame house with a bird cage hanging o...

Date: 1897-08 

Description: View looking east on West Mifflin Street from its intersection with North Carroll Street on the Capitol Square. Businesses from RIGHT TO LEFT: City Hall;...

Date: 1867-02-23 

Description: President Andrew Johnson and members of various Indian delegations and the White House staff pose outside the White House together.

Date: 1876-07 

Description: Elevated view from the Park Hotel looking east to the corner of Carroll and Main Streets in Madison. Soldiers are in formation as a part of the centennial...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Envelope depicts a Zouave camp with five soldiers relaxing around a campfire in front of a tent. A tree branch and a drum are in the foreground. The captio...

Date: 1889 before

Description: Letterhead stationery of the La Crosse National Bank, with an engraved image of the bank building at the top.

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