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Date: 1886 

Description: Wisconsin map showing land offices, railroads completed, railroad land grants and Indian reservations.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of a group of men on a lumber raft holding a log vertical while other men push another log around it, creating a make-shift drill.

Photograph

Nina Dousman

Date: 1893 

Description: Nina Dousman, age 13, relaxes in a chair for a full-length, cabinet card sized, studio portrait. She has her fingers interlaced and is wearing a light colo...

Date: 1880 

Description: A man posing in the doorway of Julius Schadauer's tobacco shop at 101 State Street.

Date: 1851 

Description: Advertisement for Milwaukee and Mississippi Railroad Company. There is an engraving of a train and a list of the officers of the company.

Photograph

Franklin Hoyt

Date: 1862 

Description: Sixth plate ambrotype of Franklin Hoyt (1846-?). Waist-up portrait facing front, with left hand on his lapel. He is wearing a suit, small bow tie, and cap...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Nathan Paine

Date: 1898 

Description: Head and shoulders portrait drawing of Nathan Paine of Paine Lumber Company who brought charges against George Zentner and Michael Troiber in the Oshkosh l...

Photograph

Opera House

Date: 1883 ca.

Description: The Oshkosh Grand Opera House. This is the interior showing the curtain painted by Louis Kindt of Kenosha, which depicts a scene from Goethe's "Herman and...

Date: 1858 

Description: A survey map that shows the status of township surveys in Wisconsin. At that point, the majority of the state had been surveyed and platted, with the area...

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: Sunrise over Lake Monona and the Madison, Wisconsin isthmus, showing the Wisconsin State Capitol building in the distance.

Photograph

Model Gun

Date: 1862-02 

Description: Tintype of a model gun intended to accompany a patent application. The five-barreled gun, invented by William Bradford, is mounted on wheels.

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Sun-a-get, or Hard-Times, a Chief of the Pottawatomie (Potawatomi) Tribe, wearing a cape and horned headdress. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal...

Photograph

Cassius Fairchild

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Colonel Cassius Fairchild, F & S, 16th Wisconsin Infantry.

Date: 1883 ca.

Description: Caption on reverse side of stereoview reads, "Governmental buildings, Wisconsin Conservatory of Music and Hospital over Lake Mendota-looking from Capitol P...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the Townsend House boathouse across a lake.

Date: 1866 

Description: Trees with Spanish moss along the Savannah River. Plate 47

Photograph

Civil War Soldiers

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: The men in this tintype image were among 500 soldiers taken prisoner at Brentwood on March 25, 1863 and sent to Richmond. They were exchanged for Confedera...

Photograph

Catherine Orb Seipp

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Full-length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Catherine Orb Seipp (1846-1920), wife of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp. She is standing and wea...

Drawing

A Muir Clock

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A sketch of a clock design by John Muir.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Wisconsin National Guard soldiers firing from a seated position at the Camp Douglas firing range.

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