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Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Family in farmyard with farm implements, including a grain seeder and a threshing machine. Men are standing on top of hay in a wagon. Farm buildings and...

Date: 1830-02-15 

Description: Increase Lapham's drawing of a railroad tunnel and railroad tracks.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: View of Clermont Street with a young boy in the foreground, homes and trees in the background. Fences and sidewalks line both sides of the street.

Date: 1898 

Description: This map shows the contour depths of Delavan Lake and the Lauderdale Lakes in Walworth County, Wisconsin, and includes nine cross sections of the lakes. Ro...

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Seated studio portrait of Margaret (Mitchell) Johnston (1805-1861) and her husband George Johnston (1803-1893) of Aberdeenshire, Scotland. They were the pa...

Date: 1849 

Description: Foldout map of southern Wisconsin.

Date: 1854 after

Description: A plaque declares the birthplace of the Republican Party.

Book or Pamphlet

"The Aesthetic Monkey"

Date: 1882-01 

Description: Cover image of "Harper's Weekly" captioned "The Aesthetic Monkey" and shows a monkey dressed in fine clothing, seated at a table. He is gazing at a sunflo...

Photograph

Bascom Hall

Date: 1893 

Description: Elevated view from North Hall of main entrance to Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1856 

Description: "At the Grand Kakalin where the river runs almost directly eastward, Brookes and Stevenson paused to paint two scenes. One was a broad landscape showing th...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of a man on a lumber raft steering the raft through the rapids in the Wisconsin Dells.

Date: 1852 

Description: Pencil drawing of Black Earth Valley. Gentle lightly-tree covered hills frame the center grassy valley. Two farmhouses sit at the base of hills on either...

Photograph

Monona Academy

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: In the foreground stands the Monona Academy and in the background the Norwegian Lutheran Seminary, housed in the octagonal former Soldiers' and Orphans' ho...

Date: 1858-08-02 before

Description: One-page menu of the Mystical Seven secret society and fraternal order, with an emblem with a skull surrounded by a laurel wreath, and a crossed serpent, s...

Date: 1861 

Description: Chicago and Northwestern Railway pass belonging to Reverend Jackson Kemper.

Date: 1868 

Description: Page from an advertising brochure for "McCormick's Prize Mower." Includes illustrations of award medals for the Paris Exposition Universal of 1867, and a m...

Date: 1893-08-30 

Description: Local actors portray a Japanese wedding. The photographer's wife, Ada Bass, had a leading role in the production.

Date: 1892 after

Description: A view of the student library and music room at Strayer Business College. Desks, chairs, and small bookcases with glass doors stand on patterned carpeting...

Date: 1851 after

Description: A view of the chapel. Made of brick, the arched windows and flying buttresses lend the building a Gothic Revival look. All windows that are visible are sta...

Photograph

Appleton Gymnasts

Date: 1892 

Description: Adult men, dressed in uniforms, posing in front of a painted backdrop with sporting equipment indoors at the Appleton Turners Festival. Their teacher stand...

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