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Date: 1893 ca.
Description: Interior of the State School for the Blind, perhaps a study or room for recreation. Included in the room are several tables with small models, a piano, and...
Description: A map featuring the North American expedition from Pittsburgh to the Rocky Mountains led by Edwin James.
Description: An illustration depicting the cheese factory and dry goods store of J.G. Pickett at Pickett's Station.
Description: Syl with Uncle Herman who is wearing a hat. They are standing in a pig pen with four pigs eating in a corner.
Date: 1874 ca.
Description: View of a frame church from across a cornfield. There is elaborately patterned shingling on the steeple.
Description: This map shows piers, streets, the Manitowoc River and shore lines of 1856, 1869, 1873 and 1874. The top margin reads; "Soundings taken 1974." Written in i...
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Abraham Schmocker, a "hermit" who lived in "Stumptown" near Alma, seated on a bench outside his log cabin, holding a kitty. He was a Swiss immigrant, arriv...
Description: Profile of Reuben Gold Thwaites taken in his home. This portrait was used as the basis for a painting by John Johansen of Reuben Gold Thwaites that resides...
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of William P. Ruggles. He was born in Barre, Massachusetts, in February of 1807. Ruggles came to Wisconsin on July 3, 1836,...
Date: 1850 ca.
Description: Portrait of inventor Obed Hussey (1782?-1860) as it appeared in W.T. Hutchinson's biography of Cyrus Hall McCormick. He is wearing an eye patch over his le...
Description: Extensive stonework lines the garden path at the Ceylon Building, which is originally from the Columbian Exposition in Chicago. The building was purchased...
Date: 1872 after
Description: A view of the Rice Lake Lumber Company Mill, taken from a high vantage point. A formation of logs sits in the river while piles of finished boards sit in...
Date: 1899-06-12 ca.
Description: View of debris, perhaps from tornado damage in the business district of New Richmond. A group of onlookers investigate the damage. Caption on stereoview re...
Date: 1862-04 after
Description: Portrait of Newton H. Culver, Company C, 4th Wisconsin Cavalry, at 23 years of age.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Portrait of an unidentified young woman with clear view of bodice trim, lace collar and jewelry.
Date: 1890-08-09 after
Description: One-page menu from the R.M.S.S. Magdalena of the Royal Mail Steam Packet Company, with a parrot and a cockatiel perched on a branch above the compan...
Date: 1855 ca.
Description: An eighth plate daguerreotype of Edward P. Bridgman, 1834-1915, as a young man. Bridgman served in the 37th Massachusetts volunteer Infantry, Company G in...
Description: View of Dr. Blake's (probably Samuel M.) house in Lodi or Prairie du Sac with a white picket fence in front of it. A man stands with a horse, Reaper Boy, i...
Description: Fishermen fishing off of a long pier. Industrial buildings are across the water in the background.
Description: Bird's-eye map of Jefferson, looking north. Crayfish River at left and center, Rock River from upper center to bottom center, joins at left of center; thir...
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