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Date: 1835 ca.

Description: An illustration of three men sitting at a table in a saloon on a steamboat.

Date: 1880 

Description: Exterior view of the front of the Rock County Poor House. The three-story house is set on a hill with broken wood pieces in the foreground.

Date: 1889-04-30 before

Description: Front cover and first two pages of the souvenir menu for the centennial of George Washington's inauguration at the Hotel Marlborough. The cover features a...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a boy and a girl from Manila, the capital city of the Philippines, in "native" Filipino costume, posing next to a Singer sewing ma...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Semi-circle of group in yard with a baby carriage in the middle. A large wood frame house with carpenter's lace on its porch is behind them. The third man...

Historical Object

Elizabeth Fisher Sampler

Date: 1820-04-24 

Description: Embroidered sampler bearing the stitched signature, "El Fisher April 24 1820." Elizabeth Fisher was the half-sister of Jane Fisher Rolette Dousman.

Print

Weary Woman

Date: 1873 

Description: Engraving of a woman sitting in a chair with light from an attic window shining on her face. Next to her is a rumpled bed and a pull-toy overturned on the...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A man with his back turned poses on a horse-drawn McCormick grain binder in a field. On his left are four females including a woman, one younger woman, and...

Date: 1895 

Description: A flock of purebred Shropshire ewes standing near a fence on the farm of Geo. Martin. In the background is a farmhouse with laundry on the line, a farm bui...

Date: 1886 

Description: Stereograph of Ashley Bennett ("Cookie")who volunteered his services during the float, and the cook Mike Lane, on the Arpin fleet of lumber rafts.

Photograph

Blue Baby Mittens

Date: 1827 ca.

Description: Baby mittens knitted of blue and white wool yarn.

Photograph

Beaded Baby Bonnet

Date: 1856 

Description: Knitted baby bonnet made with tan cotton yarn and decorated with glass beads.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Family in yard in front of picket fence with farm house and building. A young girl sits in a high chair and a man leans on tree behind the fence.

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: 1865 ca.

Description: Two men cook at griddles while another leans on an open door to one of many tents at a Civil War army camp.

Photograph

Cottage Interior

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: An interior view of U.S. Marshall Canon's summer cottage. Behind a table, a wall is decorated from floor to ceiling with photographs and other artwork, as...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: "Curiosities in Springdale, Wisconsin." A view of Nellie Springen, perhaps with her family, at a rocky outcropping enjoying coffee.

Date: 1876-09-19 ca.

Description: Left to right: Johannes Brenum (father), Peter, Bernt, Ole, Maria, Ingeborg (mother), Mrs. Margaret Larson (neighbor in plaid dress). Little girl is Minnie...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of an couple from India in "native" Indian costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set...

Photograph

Wedding Decorations

Date: 1897-09-02 

Description: Interior of the John A. Landfair home, showing floral decorations for the wedding of Kate Landfair and Marvin B. Rosenberry, later Chief Justice of the Sup...

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