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Date: 1870 ca.

Description: People in field with hay piles and traditional Norwegian Sval House (right) and salt-box house (left) with adjoining garden and farm buildings in backgroun...

Photograph

Lindsley House

Date: 1890 

Description: View of the house in which Rev. A.L. Lindsley and his family lived in 1846. In it were born Julia West, Addison Alexander, and Justus (who died there at n...

Photograph

Guppey Guard

Date: 1877-06 

Description: The Guppey Guard, a Wisconsin state militia unit, in formation on a street in Portage.

Date: 1895-07-05 

Description: Infant, identified as Loura, seated in a baby carriage outside of the Bass family home, 131 East Montello Street.

Photograph

Water Tower

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Water tower of the Milwaukee water works, North Point.

Photograph

Lakeside Station

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Lakeside station near "Water Cure." The Lakeside Water Cure, in today's Olin Park on the south side of Lake Monona, was completed in August 1855. Patient...

Date: 1879 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Viroqua, county seat of Vernon County.

Photograph

Viaduct

Date: 1889 

Description: Chicago & North Western Railway viaduct on the line along the Milwaukee River. The viaduct has two arched passages, and stones and rocks lining the path f...

Historical Object

White Women's Shoes

Date: 1811 ca.

Description: A pair of off-white, kid leather women's shoes with shirred ribbon decoration on the top. They were most likely worn by Sylvia (Putnam) Hamilton (donor Gra...

Date: 1886-08-07 before

Description: Menu from the midsummer dinner of the Thirteen Club, with the seal of the club on the front cover: the legend, "Morituri te salutamus" ("We who are about t...

Date: 1836 

Description: This plat map shows the proposed Town of Whitesboro, a paper city (a city planned but never built), located on the Manitowoc River in Calumet County. Certi...

Date: 1888-03-29 

Description: "Dated this 29th day of March AD 1888." Certifications on verso signed by: William Powrie, county surveyor -- Henry Sherry, landowner -- E.E. Paddock, not...

Photograph

Fort Shelby

Date: 1814 ca.

Description: Fort Shelby, built by the Americans during the War of 1812. In 1814 the fort surrendered to British forces led by Captain Andrew W. Bulger who renamed it...

Date: 1856-11-08 

Description: Political drawing for the Democratic Presidential Campaign, which included Buchanan and Breckenridge.

Date: 1886 

Description: Stereograph view of Archie Young, pilot and logging camp foreman for the Arpin Lumber company holding the rudder. A second man, Zack Dugas, a cousin is in...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Pauline pottery building. Standing in front are the potters who work there.

Date: 1869 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for Champion reaping and mowing machines manufactured by the Champion Machine Company. The cover features a color illustra...

Photograph

Five Churches

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Five churches, including the First Norwegian Lutheran Church, in the foreground, part of a set of stereographs entitled "The Synod at Decorah, 1876" from D...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of Mary Caroline McCormick Shields wearing a lace cap.

Date: 1867 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Madison with insets of the University, Rasdall House, Vilas House, and the Wisconsin State Capitol. View includes cattail marsh, smokesta...

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