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Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Everetta Bass holds her brother, Cary (Edward C.) Bass in a doorway. On the reverse, in Dr. Bass's handwriting, "Here is a pugilistic grin for you, on the...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Ptihn-Tak-Ochatä, or dance of the Mandan women.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph looking northeast from Case's Block.

Date: 1893 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for William Deering & Company featuring chromolithograph illustrations of the Deering factory, the grain center of the worl...

Photograph

William G. Douglas

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Tintype portrait of William G. Douglas of Shullsburg, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is seated in uniform and holds an E-flat hor...

Date: 1876 

Description: Map of the area around the head of Lake Superior, including the cities of Superior and Duluth.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Portrait of an elderly couple seated in their home. The woman is holding a bouquet of flowers. The man is seated slightly behind her, with his right arm o...

Date: 1862 

Description: Broadsheet advertising McCormick's Reaper and Mower, addressed to the farmers of Franklin and Cumberland Counties (Pennsylvania). Contains testimonials an...

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.

Date: 1869 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Edward Hitchcock (1793-1864), American educator and geologist. Hitchcock served as the third president of Amherst College from...

Date: 1895 

Description: Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railroad train at the old station, 640 West Washington Ave., with snowplow at the old depot. Engineer James F. Mills is i...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Elevated view of North Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Science Hall, Lake Mendota and the city of Madison on the isthmus are visible in...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye map of Madison. The Lakeside House resort is in the foreground, which burned in 1877, in what is now Olin Park.

Drawing

Octagon House

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Drawing of the Octagon House with a horse and carriage in the foreground.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Identified as " Lover's Retreat, Spring View." Group in field with stream on a picnic. Children are stepping on stones in foreground with U.S. flag, people...

Photograph

H.H. Bennett

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of H.H. Bennett in uniform.

Photograph

Bascom Hall

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Exterior of west facade of Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) from hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. There is a tree-lined drive on the rig...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A view of the Columbia County Court House and Post Office.

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.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Site of the Battle of Antietam. The bloody lane.

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