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Date: 1867 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite studio portrait of Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) chief standing in front of a backdrop. He is wearing a coat, shirt, and trousers and is holding a b...

Date: 1886 

Description: Cover of an advertising pamphlet for Susan Frackelton's Tried by Fire. The ad features quotations from reviews and drawings of several medals won by...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: A large family is seated around a table in the yard before a large frame house with shuttered windows. A dog is in the left foreground.

Print

Pe-a-jick

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Pe-a-jick, a Chief of the Chippewa (Ojibwa) tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Prairie du Chien (1825)...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Lorinda Hill Bass and her granddaughter, Everetta Bass, sitting in a parlor. Everetta holds two dolls in her lap. There is a large oil lamp in the backgrou...

Date: 1865-07-12 

Description: A letter written by Wisconsin Governor James T. Lewis to E.G. Ayer of Harvard, Illinois, thanking him for his special care of and attention to sick and wou...

Date: 1891 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Eau Claire.

Date: 1835 

Description: Constructed for the Topographical Bureau [Wash.], 1835. Scale: 16 miles to 1 inch. Map of a portion of the Indian country lying east and west of the Missis...

Photograph

Fisk Residence

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Exterior of home and lawn on a summer day, with a forest in the background and a picket fence in the foreground. The house has a lookout on the roof. Buil...

Photograph

Railroad Wreck

Date: 1877 before

Description: Railroad wreck on the W.U. Road, Beloit, Wisconsin.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: One man operates a grain binder pulled by two horses while three other men and a boy work in the field near him. One man is holding a cradle used to cut gr...

Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: The remains of a house damaged by a tornado. The roof and much of the structure have been completely removed and destroyed. Other debris litters the surrou...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Family in front yard around two tables set for coffee, tea and perhaps some other beverage. Frame house in back has a sign for grass seed from Whitewater o...

Date: 1886 

Description: Page from an 1886 McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog showing early harvesting technology. One drawing depicts a farmer in India harvesting grain...

Photograph

Yahara River

Date: 1897 

Description: View along shoreline of the Yahara River, a small building along the shoreline near a road on the left. The Malt House is in the far background, prior to t...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Invitation to the annual ball at Turner Hall, sponsored by Madison's Andrew Proudfit Steam Fire Engine Company #2. The company, which was organized in 1870...

Date: 1896 

Description: A map of Iron County, Wisconsin, shows vacant Wisconsin Central Rail Road lands, settlers houses, land sold by Wisconsin Central R.R., schools, churches, s...

Date: 1867 

Description: Birds eye drawing of Fond du Lac depicts street names and street layouts, houses, buildings, trees, and the Fond du Lac River. A reference key at the botto...

Date: 1850-06-28 

Description: Letter from Increase Lapham to his wife, Ann Maria Alcott, in Milwaukee. Lapham was at Aztalan and wrote to Anna regarding the geology of the region. He in...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Northern Hospital for the Insane.

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