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Photograph

School and Church

Date: 1851 ca.

Description: School and church, from a drawing by Johann B. Wengler, an Austrian traveller in this country.

Manuscript

Assembly Bill 175

Date: 1852 

Description: First page of Assembly Bill 175 approving the business of banking in Wisconsin.

Photograph

Mrs. Roseline Peck

Date: 1874 

Description: Waist-up portrait of Mrs. Roseline Peck, born 1808 - died 1898, the first white woman in Madison, Wisconsin. She was the wife of the first tavern keeper, E...

Date: 1849-05-17 ca.

Description: The Mill in Nodaway, Missouri; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail...

Photograph

Giles House

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Giles house, residence of Hiram H. Giles, state legislator and social welfare authority.

Date: 1883 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Prairie du Sac, Wisconsin with an inset of Clifton.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Two women and three children standing in the yard of cube-shaped house with porch and hipped roof with strangely placed windows. The woman on the right en...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A farmer operates a mower pulled by two horses towards a farmstead. A farmhouse, barn, and outbuildings, one with a cupola, are in the distance.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Large bracket house with shutters and man on porch; carpenter's lace in excess; family seated in yard in front of house. House also has latticework at fou...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: An early type of sidewheel passenger and freight steamboat The Milwaukie, also known as The Milwaukee. It was used on Lake Erie and upper lak...

Date: 1891-10 

Description: The wreckage of a head-on collision of two Chicago, St. Paul Minneapolis & Omaha Railroad trains at Tramway. Men stand near and on top of the railroad cars...

Photograph

Stewart House

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the Stewart home. The name I.N. Stewart is stamped on the back, and the home is presumably of the family of the donor of the photograph, Mary...

Date: 1881 

Description: Ink, watercolor, and pencil on paper. Top of the map reads: "NORTHERN OUTLET MENASHA MEANDER LINES Scale 132ft 1 INCH Var S.E. Survey Completed Spet. 23 18...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Women and children visit soldiers at Camp Harvey. A long building with other people on a long porch is in the background.

Photograph

Bascom Hall

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Exterior of west facade of Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) from hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. There is a tree-lined drive on the rig...

Date: 1889 

Description: Madison City Hall, 2 West Mifflin Street built in 1857.

Date: 1852-03-31 

Description: Surveyors map showing the Root River and Lake Michigan.

Photograph

Resort and Harbor

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: View from across railroad tracks. Resort is on the water's edge, with a small inlet on the right. Land is mostly sand, though a small part on the left ha...

Photograph

Shooting at Pennies

Date: 1898 

Description: Children shoot at pennies with arrows at the Trans-Mississippi Exposition and Indian Congress.

Map or Atlas

Dane County Atlas Map

Date: 1873 

Description: Color outline map of Dane County, Wisconsin.

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