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Date: 1851 

Description: Pictographs on Lake Superior and Carp River, Mich. Six rows of animals, canoes, birds, human figures, and other symbols.

Date: 1887 

Description: Military parade on Main Street honoring President Grover Cleveland's visit to Madison. Soldiers are marching to meet the President and crowds are watching...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Elevated view towards the northwest across West Washington Avenue of the Congregationalist Church. Main Hall (now Bascom Hall) of the University of Wiscons...

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Full-length studio portrait of Cyrus Hall McCormick holding a top hat (1809-1884), by Matthew Brady. McCormick was a Chicago industrialist and inventor.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: The Michael Johnson Engesether family is seen from across a field standing at the side of a stone house with a frame addition. The house has a small front...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: The harbor piers and the entrance to the Sturgeon Bay ship canal.


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

Date: 1899-09 

Description: Outdoor family portrait of Mary Turvill McConnell, Elizabeth Turvill Wood, and Jessie Turvill Thwaites. They are sitting on a porch in front of windows wit...


View of Superior

Date: 1856 

Description: View of the city of Superior.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The Laurie residence, home of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Laurie, occupied by them since 1870.


Description: Stereograph. Residence of Giudo Pfister, at 429 Jefferson Street. A tree stands between the sidewalk and the dirt road.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Belle Case La Follette upon her graduation from the University of Wisconsin.

Date: 1862-08 ca.

Description: Color lithograph of Union lines in the midst of battle.

Date: 1870 after

Description: A view of a tree-lined residential street with homes partially visible on the right.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Four women in dresses and hats riding bicycles on a race track at the Langlade County Fair Grounds. Bleachers at left are empty, but there is a man in a ca...


Description: Stereograph of four raftsmen shipping an oar in the Dells.

Date: 1884-06-05 before

Description: Die-cut elongated octagonal menu for the 7th annual banquet of the Merchants Association at The Plankinton. On the cover is an oval portrait of a deer with...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: The Reverend Peter Andreas Rasmussen (1829-1898) on the right, his wife Ragnhild Holland Rasmussen on the left and some visiting gentlemen, no doubt Luther...


Charles Krips

Date: 1851 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of Charles Krips of Philadelphia Pennsylvania. Charles Krips was the uncle of the donor of the portrait, Mrs. Julia Hicks. The po...

Date: 1856 

Description: May-June 1856 page from the Historical Society accession register, in which Corresponding Secretary Lyman Draper listed the books received that month.

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