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Drawing

Stone House

Date: 1838 ca.

Description: Pencil sketch of a stone house with a porch the full length of the dwelling, supported by 6 columns.

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Automatic Corn Reaper, most likely on display at the London Exhibition of 1862. A sign above the reaper suggests that the reaper may be "Russell's."

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: 1898 ca.

Description: View of an arch erected for the celebration of Admiral George Dewey's naval victory at Manila Bay in the Philippines during the Spanish-American War. Throu...

Date: 1880 

Description: Illustration of a scientist in his lab gazing at a test tube, with a caption in German that translates to "Eureka! I have found it!".

Date: 1860 ca.

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

Book or Pamphlet

Buckeye Catalog Cover

Date: 1893 

Description: Front cover of Buckeye harvesting machinery catalog, featuring a group of men and horses resting under the shade of a tree. In the background is a field wi...

Date: 1884 

Description: The official railroad map of Wisconsin showing railroad lines throughout the state.

Painting

Cheever's Mill

Date: 1845 ca.

Description: View of Cheever's Mill, located on the St. Croix River.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: A family is gathered in a yard around a table with a child on a rocking horse. The frame house behind them has a railing on its porch roof and latticework....

Photograph

Lake Monona

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Man in a rowboat on Lake Monona with view of the city in the background.

Photograph

Cass Street

Date: 1888 

Description: View of Biddle Street. The 'x' marks the home of Mr. Brigham. The road is tree-lined, with homes behind the trees. "With cross on it, just under the sou...

Date: 1876 

Description: This 1876 map of Saint Croix County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, sections, towns, cities and villages, land ownership and acreages, wagon...

Date: 1838 

Description: Valentine's Day card with an image of a child peering out of a metallic gold circle. Surrounding the child are dandelion flowers and leaves. The child is b...

Date: 1873 

Description: Grassy field in foreground with split-rail fence enclosing frame house, barn and small building in background. Good example of straight stake and rider fen...

Date: 1845 

Description: This map shows lakes, rivers, Chippewa land, the U.S. Mineral Land Agency, boundary between U.S. and Canada, Methodist and Catholic missions, and American...

Date: 1854 before

Description: Exterior view of a First Congregational Church.

Date: 1857-07-17 

Description: A stock certificate of the Watertown and Madison Railroad Company, one share #85, issued to Darwin Clark for the sum of $50.00. This was signed by the rail...

Date: 1867 

Description: Birds-eye drawing of Appleton, Outagamie Co., depicting street names and street layout, houses, the Fox River, the court house, jail, school houses, Lawren...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Front entry to the Wesleyan Seminary. It was built in the early 1860's on the site of the present High School building.

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