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Date: 1829 ca.

Description: This map shows waterways, trails, settlements, Indian villages, and boundaries. The map includes text in the lower left with excerpts from Indian land trea...

Date: 1860 after

Description: The Lady Liberty, holding a Union flag with a liberty cap on the pole is leaning on the Wisconsin state seal, with a Confederate flag under her foot. The...


Executed Man

Date: 1896 

Description: An image of a man executed by firing squad laying under a tree. His face is covered, and he has a small heart bull's eye on his chest. The body appears t...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: A two-story gallery of the Historical Society in the Wisconsin State Capitol, with captured Confederate army flags on display. This photograph was taken in...

Map or Atlas

Map of Menomonie

Date: 1875 

Description: This plat map shows local streets, buildings, numbered blocks and lots, part of the Red Cedar River, and land ownership by name. Also included is a busine...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: A family is grouped around a table set for coffee in a yard and on the porch of a house in a grove. House has "rounded rock" foundation and brackets.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: "Commands Honored" monument in the form of a large bronze book opened to pages reading "High Water Mark on the Rebellion" and "Repulse of Longstreet's Assa...

Date: 1897 

Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr., speaking to a crowd from back of a wagon. This image is one of a series of views of his appearance at a fair in Cumberland, Wi...

Date: 1897 

Description: Full-length indoor portrait of an unknown woman. She is wearing a long dress with puffy sleeves, and underneath a white blouse with lace collar and cuffs....


Grace Hayman Fowle

Date: 1893-02 

Description: Three-quarter length portrait of Grace Hayman Fowle. She is wearing gloves, and a fur-trimmed cloak over a flower printed and ruffled dress. Grace was the...

Date: 1828 

Description: Map of the Louisville and Portland Canal on the Ohio River. The map shows Louisville, Shippingsport, Clarksville, Jeffersonville, Gravel Island, Corn Islan...


John P. Arndt

Date: 1856 

Description: Painted portrait of John Arndt resting his hands on a cane.

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of Helen and Wanda Muir, daughters of John Muir.

Date: 1880 

Description: This map shows wards, roads, railroads, lot and block numbers, subdivisions, parks, and some landownership. A handwritten annotation in red reads: "Note: S...

Date: 1895 

Description: Catalog featuring calendar pages. August features two women working indoors. September features the Buckeye Harvesting-Machine Works.

Date: 1893 

Description: Stereoview over rooftops of the Ferris wheel at the Chicago World's Fair.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: A stereograph of the Menasha Wooden Ware factory.


Reid Residence

Date: 1892 

Description: A watercolor drawing by Mrs. James Reid the sister-in-law of William Reid, the homeowner.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Elevated view of dozens of cattle milling outside the barn at the Wisconsin Industrial School for Boys. Several other school buildings are visible in the b...

Date: 1893 

Description: 1893 calendar, with the months of August & September. Features an illustration of a woman holding a light. Around her are books, telescope, and other objec...

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