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Date: 1893 

Description: Midway Pleasance viewed from Illinois Central Viaduct; large Ferris wheel in background; large crowd, mostly walking in the direction of the Ferris wheel...

Date: 1882 ca.

Description: Business stationery of George B. Peck, editor of Peck's Sun, a Milwaukee newspaper. Peck was well-known for his humorous column, "Peck's Bad Boy," a...

Painting

Farm Painting

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Painting of Paul Seifert farm showing rock formations in background and farm buildings nearby.

Date: 1882 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee looking south down 8th Street from Schlitz's Park.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Everetta Bass, the photographer's daughter, standing next to a younger girl, identified as Verta, sitting in a baby carriage.

Date: 1865 

Description: This pen and ink map sketches the route taken by General Sherman's troops from Atlanta, Georgia, to Savannah, Georgia. Railroads, rivers, and towns are la...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Overlook of the river and a building from a hillside.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Slightly elevated view at an angle towards the left of the courthouse. A large statue is on top of the main dome. The area around the courthouse is filled...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: A family of thirteen is grouped around a table upon which are many books. A fern leaf is displayed spread out on the white dress of a young woman at the ri...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Family in front of picket fence and wood walkway which encloses an upright and wing frame house with elaborate carpenter's lace and latticework on the porc...

Photograph

School

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: School building.

Date: 1896 

Description: Rear view of two passenger pigeons in a cage. This species of pigeon is now extinct. The pigeons lived in captivity in the aviary of Professor C.O. Whitman...

Photograph

Minocqua Town Scene

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A view of the town of Minocqua.

Date: 1847 

Description: A woman sits at a table reading while apparently neglecting her whole family.

Date: 1898-08-28 

Description: Syl playing with toy boats at a small pond at Reservoir Park. Other children and adults are around the pond which is on a hill. In the background below the...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Matthew J. Hoven with hands on hips standing in front of M.J. Hoven's Meat Market. A sign on the building reads: "Oyster Depot; Wholesale & Retail". There...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: This map of the southern part of La Crosse is pen on cloth and shows proposed streets crossing the lands of Jane Usher and the Green Bay, Winona and St. Pa...

Drawing

Barometer

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Watercolor illustration of a barometer designed by John Muir in his boyhood.

Date: 1865 

Description: Waist-up carte-de-visite of "Aunt Betsy Chamberlain." She is wearing a dark dress and a white cap tied under her chin.

Date: 1859 

Description: This map show plats including plat names, plat numbers, and some lot owner's names. Relief is shown by hachures. The map includes line drawings of Juneau B...

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