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Photograph

Wisconsin Assembly

Date: 1865 

Description: Composite photograph of the Wisconsin Assembly.

Drawing

Men and Cannons

Date: 1862 

Description: Cannons aimed out of several openings. Soldiers are working with cannons.

Print

School House

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Promotional card advertising the school house in Rib Lake. The caption reads, "SCHOOL HOUSE, RIB LAKE, TAYLOR COUNTY, WIS. -In all the towns of Price and T...

Map or Atlas

Wisconsin

Date: 1854 ca.

Description: Map of the whole state Wisconsin includes an inset of the vicinity of Milwaukee, which shows the boundaries for Lisbon, Menomonee, Pewaukee, Brookfield, Wa...

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Men and women ascend a staircase toward a shoe store as horses and carriages travel along the street below. The sign on the store reads, "Victor LaFrance R...

Photograph

Lindsley House

Date: 1890 

Description: View of the house in which Rev. A.L. Lindsley and his family lived in 1846. In it were born Julia West, Addison Alexander, and Justus (who died there at n...

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: A large family group is gathered around a table for coffee. The women hold bunches of flowers and behind them is a large bracket style house with a porch o...

Book or Pamphlet

Pawnee Torture

Date: 1884 

Description: A engraving of the artist's conception of Pawnees torturing a female captive in the Morning Star Sacrifice ceremony.

Photograph

Lakeside Stairway

Date: 1898 

Description: Lakeside entrance exterior stairway of an elaborate residence at Lake Geneva.

Date: 1866 

Description: Trees stripped of bark. There is a fence on the right. In the far background is a building, perhaps a house, on a hill. Plate 19

Date: 1896 

Description: Members of the University of Wisconsin Glee, Banjo and Mandolin Club posing at the rear of a train during the Spring Tour of 1896. Railroad employees and o...

Date: 1849-06-30 

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

Date: 1856 

Description: This map is ink and color on paper and mounted on cloth. The map shows lot and block numbers, streets, a railroad, and the Kickapoo River. Some lots are c...

Date: 1882 

Description: Composite photograph of the Wisconsin chief clerk's assembly.

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: A family of eight around a small table set for coffee. Behind them is an upright and wing frame house with two small windows above the porch roof.

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the sidewheel packet, "Keokuk," at the Winona, Minnesota levee between 1858 and 1866. A barge and railway cars are in the foreground.

Date: 1853 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye map of Milwaukee looking east toward Lake Michigan from a bluff, long since graded into a slope, at about 6th Street between Wisconsin Avenue an...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1847 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, roads, railroads, and some landownersÂ’ names. Lake Michigan, the Milwaukee River, and the Menomonee River are labeled...

Date: 1890 after

Description: Group of men posing in the dining room at August Mason's lumber camp. Three men are playing stringed instruments. Posters are displayed on the wall behind...

Date: 1858-01-01 

Description: Printed invitation to a New Year's Ball given at Weeden's Hotel in Neenah with music provided by Shattuck's Cotillion Band. The invitation is printed on e...

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