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Photograph

River Scene

Date: 1871 

Description: Scene at river showing fire destruction.

Book or Pamphlet

H.M.S. Terror

Date: 1838 

Description: Position of H.M.S. Terror on the 22nd of February, 1837. The sailing ship was immobilized in the sea ice near Southampton Island, at the entrance to...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: A family is posed in front of a wood frame house. A boy and dog are on the porch roof and a man holds an accordion.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Farmers lined up with horse-drawn wagons loaded with newly delivered McCormick farm machines on the main street of a rural town. The wagons are adorned wit...

Photograph

Five Churches

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Five churches, including the First Norwegian Lutheran Church, in the foreground, part of a set of stereographs entitled "The Synod at Decorah, 1876" from D...

Photograph

Mrs. Cadle

Date: 1889 

Description: Mrs. Cadle seated in a bedroom, looking out a window. On the table in front of her is a cup and saucer.

Date: 1874 after

Description: Stereoview of Broadway in Milwaukee. Home has many peaks on the roof, and the drive to the entrance is on the right.

Photograph

Lakeside Polo Club

Date: 1885 

Description: Studio cabinet card group portrait in front of a painted backdrop of the eight members of the Lakeside Polo Club of Racine. Four members are standing behin...

Date: 1879 

Description: Bird's-eye view drawing of various buildings on the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Buildings include: Ladies Hall, South Dormitory, University Hall, Asse...

Photograph

Theodore Bernhard

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: Sixth-plate ferrotype/tintype. Waist-up portrait of Theodore Bernhard, from Watertown, Wisconsin. Educator, member of the assembly in 1854. He is facing to...

Date: 1860 after

Description: The state seal of Wisconsin appears in the upper left corner. To the right reads: "Head Quarters 18th Reg. Wis. Vol, Camp Trowbridge, Milwaukee" On t...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Scene showing Minatarre Indians moving about their village during the winter season.

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: 1893 

Description: The log cabin of Len Thomas.

Date: 1887 

Description: Bird's-eye map of La Crosse, with six insets including residences, a store front, The John Gund Brewing Company, and C. & J. Michel Brewing Company.

Date: 1849-06-30 

Description: The Black Hills sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail).

Date: 1849-05-02 

Description: The ferry landing in Weston, Missouri; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oreg...

Date: 1892 

Description: Fourth page of calendar for July and August, 1892. Features an illustration of a man using a team of horses to pull a Buckeye harvesting machine in a field...

Date: 1865 

Description: This map shows a proposed extension and the shore line of Sept. ’65. Lake Michigan is labeled. Depths are shown by soundings.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Color lithograph of Ben Hur and the Egyptian woman Iras embracing. Across the top banner in caps is "Klaw and Erlanger's stupendous production," underneath...

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