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Description: Attorney Albert G. Zimmerman in his Madison law office, dictating a letter to secretary Jennie Nelson. Until 1894 Zimmerman was the law partner of Robert...
Description: Engraved image of several men attempting to ride velocipedes in a large open, interior space. Many have fallen or are struggling with balance.
Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Kate N. Doggett (1828-1884), American reformer. Took charge of the Academy of Science herbarium in 1869. She was a de...
Date: 1874 ca.
Description: Portrait of an African American man in a shirt, unbuttoned vest and jacket and a striped bow tie.
Date: 1892 after
Description: Close-up of a statue of Captain Myles Standish, a military leader of the Plymouth Colony. Begun in 1892, the statue depicts Standish grasping his sword in...
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Washburn Observatory on the University on Wisconsin-Madison campus, with pedestrians on the surrounding grounds.
Description: Engraving of Fort Dearborn (center) and Kinzie Mansion (right) after Seth Eastman's original drawing in 1820 for the U. S. Army. Several people are visible...
Description: McCormick family group photo at Island Lake Camp in Northwestern Wisconsin, owned by Dr. William C. Gray (editor of "The Interior") and the McCormicks. Sta...
Description: A hand-colored map of Wisconsin showing the nine congressional districts, it also shows the counties, cities, railroads, rivers, and lakes in the state.
Date: 1889 ca.
Description: A farm family poses in front of farm buildings and farmhouse. The young daughters wear matching dresses. Men in the background stand with a team of oxen pu...
Description: A couple, possibly Gust Schultz and Ida Gehring, poses for a wedding portrait in front of a painted backdrop. She is wearing a long dress with a veil, and...
Description: Walker High School, located near the intersection of Washington Avenue and West Ninth Street. View looking northwest. This Romanesque Revival brownstone b...
Description: Catalog for Champion binders, reapers and mowers. Features a color illustration across front and back covers. In the center are two boys standing and peeri...
Description: Plank sidewalk and woodpiles.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Alma from the Mississippi River. Two separate photographs are mounted on a back that reads "Wisconsin Scenery".
Description: View of Madison from Main Hall, now Bascom Hall, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. South Hall is in the foreground with several residences an...
Description: Chippewa Falls seen through trees.
Description: This map is paint and ink on board with relief shown pictorially. The map was planned by Alfred Ames, drawn by one daughter and painted by another daughter...
Date: 1860 after
Description: A Union sailor and King Neptune stand inside a sea shell that is floating on the ocean. Between them appears a decorative circle with the Union Armada in i...
Description: Holiday card, hand painted poinsettias over a letterpress printed greeting. The text reads: "Christmas Greeting. I am thinking of you today because it is C...
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