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Date: 1859 

Description: Sheet music cover for the song "North Western Railway Polka." Images on the page include two trains, two soldiers, and a crowd in a ballroom.

Photograph

Doty Home

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Doty home with trees in the yard.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Engraved portrait of Cyrus Hall McCormick Jr. (1859-1936) by the American Biographical Publication Co., Chicago, Illinois. Mr. McCormick was the son of inv...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: In his journal H√∂lzlhuber described his departure from Milwaukee. "I spent the last night from May 3rd to 4th, 1860, upon the ocean steamer Milwaukee

Date: 1864 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Leo Lesquereux, American paleobotanist. Also worked as assistant to L. Aggasiz.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a young Ho-Chunk man posed standing near a fence. He is wearing a suit jacket, vest with watch fob, a scarf around his neck, trousers, a...

Photograph

Ripon College

Date: 1851 after

Description: A view of a campus green space at Ripon College. A commemorative stone marker stands in the foreground with text that reads, "Rendezvous 1st Wis. Cav. Aug...

Photograph

Milwaukee Exchange

Date: 1883 

Description: Women switchboard operators at the sole Milwaukee telephone exchange.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Quite possibly this is the "View of Capt. L.M. Lange's tent and seven Captains" listed in the "Centennial Views of the City of Madison, July 4th, 1876. Vie...

Date: 1852 

Description: Group of birch [?] trees on a knoll.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Two tone lithograph of a pile of Lake Superior whitefish and trout on the lakeshore with a man and boat in the background.

Date: 1889 

Description: Interior pages of the pamplet, with illustrations for the letter "H" and "I."

Date: 1879-06 

Description: Tracing of a petroglyph depicting an animal that has been shot with an arrow.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: The home of the Reverend Carl Christian Aas (1843-1898) and family. There is a rocking horse and baby carriage in the view. The stone house was the first p...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Portrait of Robert M. La Follette, Sr. at the age of 29 when elected to Congress in 1884.

Photograph

Abraham Lincoln

Date: 1860-08-13 

Description: Portrait of Abraham Lincoln before he grew a beard, taken from an ambrotype.

Drawing

House on River

Date: 1885-08-31 

Description: Pencil on paper drawing of large house on hill above river, with rowboat and boathouse. The house has three stories, four chimneys, mansard roof, and long...

Photograph

The Iron Block

Date: 1890 before

Description: Stereograph; caption on the image is incorrect as to the street locations. Actually located at the intersection of North Water Street and East Wisconsin A...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: A couple and two girls stand among small trees in front of an upright and wing frame house with latticework above porch.

Magazine or Periodical

Douglas & Sherwood's Expansion Skirt

Date: 1858-05 

Description: An illustration in "Godey's Lady's Book" of a steel expansion skirt.

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