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Date: 1849-07-24 

Description: Cathedral Rock in Wyoming; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail).

Photograph

Garden City Brewery

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Garden City Brewery, built in 1854.

Date: 1829 

Description: Wash drawing of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Hollman, who were early settlers in Platteville, Wisconsin.

Date: 1872 

Description: Shows townships and sections, landownership and acreages, roads, railroads, churches, schools, and cemeteries. Includes business directories of Manitowoc...

Date: 1864 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Leo Lesquereux, American paleobotanist. Also worked as assistant to L. Aggasiz.

Photograph

J.K.P. Porter House

Date: 1865 before

Description: Family portrait of the Porters, standing in front of their log cabin with a horse.

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Jefferson Street south from Doty Street with trees lining the street.

Painting

Iometah

Date: 1858 

Description: Portrait of Iometah.

Date: 1863-10-03 

Description: Illustration depicting a crowd watching the Potomoc-Sword presentation.

Photograph

John Messersmith

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of John Messersmith. He was born in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, in 1790. Messersmith came to Wisconsin in May of 1827, and r...

Date: 1872 after

Description: The main entrance and side of a campus building at Sacred Heart College. The structure appears to be made of several parts and additions, seen on the left...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Five teenagers ride "High Wheeler or Penny-Farthing" bicycles down the street. Grand Avenue Congregational Church is in the background. Mature trees are on...

Date: 1895-05 

Description: Albumen print of spectators standing and seated around the public receiving tomb in Oakridge Cemetery where Abraham Lincoln's body was placed after his fun...

Date: 1880 after

Description: A view of Sacred Heart College and the surrounding landscape. Each dormer window has a cross on its peak and the center of the building has a bell tower.

Date: 1871 

Description: Fire destruction near railroad tracks after Peshtigo fire. There are wheel carriages from destroyed boxcars on and near the tracks

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Science Hall building on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. A man is in the right foreground.

Photograph

Reynolds Sisters

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Formal studio portrait of the six Reynolds sisters: Anna, Ellen, Lucy, Hattie, Alice and Nellie. Hattie Reynolds, standing in the back left, was Richard Qu...

Date: 1856 

Description: This map of Brohead shows land and lot ownerships by name and color, as well as roads, and railroads.

Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: A woman and her young daughter stand in a yard examining a house in the aftermath of a tornado. The house has one entire side missing, a tree leans over on...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Laundry room at the State Public School, with large range equipment featured.

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