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Date: 1899-10 

Description: Portrait of William Terrill Bradby wearing a headdress and holding a club. Part of the Algonquian and Pamunkey Tribes.

Date: 1850 

Description: Handbill or broadsheet advertising McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper. Features a small illustration of the machine followed by warnings to other manufactu...

Photograph

Adolescent Old Abe

Date: 1861 

Description: The mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Regiment, Old Abe as an adolescent standing on a shield perch outdoors. The young eagle stands in profile and his head fea...

Photograph

Patrick O'Rourke

Date: 1874 

Description: Portrait of Patrick O'Rourke (#1), which is part of a composite photograph of the Wisconsin Senate and State officers.

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Interior view through curtained doorway of the Woodard's Victorian-era home. Elaborate rugs and wallpaper adorn the house, in addition to plants and wooden...

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Group portrait of officials and employees of the Wisconsin state administration, who made up Governor Jeremiah M. Rusk's "one-armed and one-legged" staff o...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Original pen and ink drawing of an illustration for a McCormick Company advertising catalog. Features a drawing of men holding grain cradles in a wheat fie...

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Piano and organ wagon in front of frame house. Piano and organ man on his wagon with boy leading horse and three men standing near wagon, women in front o...

Date: 1889 

Description: View of Green Bay from the top of St. Willibrord's Church. A river can be seen in the background.

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: A page from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper with two sketches and a narrative of the sinking of the sidewheeler passenger, Lady Elgin, i...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View of the only known view of the first floor Rotunda of the third Wisconsin State Capitol, a remarkable stereograph by Dane County photographer Andreas L...

Date: 1897 

Description: A view from the capitol looking west up State Street toward the University of Wisconsin-Madison with the Holy Redeemer Church, Holy Redeemer School, Red Gy...

Print

The Slide

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Engraving for "Peterson's Magazine" of women in maids' uniforms sliding down an icy path in the snow.

Date: 1898 

Description: Elevated view over trees towards the west of Upper Campus at the University of Wisconsin. Washburn Observatory, with windmills behind it, is on the right n...

Photograph

Husking Corn

Date: 1899-10 

Description: A view of men and women husking corn in the field behind a farmhouse. Seated from left to right are August Prahl, August Krueger, Sarah Krueger, William K...

Date: 1853-06 

Description: This map is ink, pencil, and color on paper and shows lot and block numbers and dimensions, sold lots, streets, and the Mississippi River. Some lots are co...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Large brick two-story school house with small tower and three chimneys. A group of students are in front of the building and two boys are in a tree.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Three or four-story brick building, with a "Drug Book Store" sign at the front, and a winding stair at the side. A man stands on the front sidewalk, and t...

Date: 1893-04 

Description: Captain Abe McDougall's whaleback boat, docked at the American Steel Barge Company.

Photograph

J.A. Van Cleve

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Portrait of J.A. Van Cleve, Regent of the University of Wisconsin who helped supervise the construction of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin buildi...

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