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Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Elevated view from across road of Chadbourne Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. There is a church building on the right.
Date: 1882 ca.
Description: Inside color illustration of man using a No. 3. Mower in a field with a team of two horses.
Date: 1870-05-17 ca.
Description: A large group, mainly men, are gathered behind the "Lake City Cornet Band" who are in uniform near a lake shore, possibly Lake Monona. The card was marked...
Date: 1899 ca.
Description: A farmer operates a horse-drawn grain binder in a field while another man in work clothes looks on. Two men in dress clothes sit in a buggy in the same fie...
Date: 1889 ca.
Description: Stereograph from the Panorama of the Battle of Missionary Ridge, Confederate General Braxton Bragg's Headquarters, painted in 1885. It was painted by Eugen...
Date: 1860 after
Description: A graphic design of a Confederate officer labeled "SECESSION" hanging by the neck from a beam. He is choking, his tongue is hanging out and his eyes are pr...
Description: Edgar and Jennie Krueger lying in a chair wearing long gowns. Bottles of milk sit on a side table. Portrait taken by Alexander Krueger.
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: The remains of President Lincoln lying in state in Monument Square and Pavilion. Lincoln's body was on its way from Washington, D.C. to Springfield, Illino...
Description: Surveyors map showing the Root River and Lake Michigan.
Date: 1835 ca.
Description: Waa-pa-laa, or the Playing Fox, the Prince of the Fox Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at Prairie du Chien (1825).
Description: This map shows block numbers, roads, railroads, wards, and selected buildings. The map includes a "Milwaukee city street guide" and index to public buildin...
Description: The "Centennial" stereograph of "Old Abe", eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Regiment, by J.M. Fowler, sold by J.O. Barrett in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania,...
Description: Indians on horseback hunting buffaloes (Plate 9).
"Some sixty or seventy young men, all mounted on their wild horses, and armed with bows and lances only,...
Description: An angel holding a Union flag is saying "GOD WATCHES OVER THEM". Under her gaze two children peacefully sleep under a Union flag. At the foot of the bed an...
Date: 1897 ca.
Description: A landscape view of the Wisconsin State Fish Hatchery (aka Nevin Fish Hatchery, 3911 Fish Hatchery Rd) grounds. A large reservoir is visible with a small o...
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: The Giles house, residence of Hiram H. Giles, state legislator and social welfare authority.
Description: The Mitchell residence, home of Henry Mitchell (left) and residence of Jerome I. Case (right), on Main St. between 8th and 9th Streets.
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: A man ties a rope around a log on a lumber raft.
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: CM&StP Railway locomotive no. 71 and a coal car at a roundhouse.
Description: Poster calling for volunteers for the Civil War, claiming "Highest Bounty And Pay!".
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