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Date: 1879 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Lake Mills.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Thomas H. Huxley, an English biologist, known as "Darwin's Bulldog." He also coined the term "agnosticism" to describe his reli...

Date: 1870 

Description: Indians receiving payment. Seated on the right is John W. Bell. Others are, left to right, Asaph Whittlesey, Agent Henry C. Gilbert, and William S. Warren...

Photograph

Church

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Exterior of church.

Painting

Peck Cabin

Date: 1837 ca.

Description: This is an amateur painting of the Peck Cabin representing the "first house in Madison, Wisconsin." The "Peck Cabin" is a variation signed "Meinhard, Madi...

Photograph

Juneau Monument

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Side view of monument with plaque. Behind the statue is a road, trees, and the top of a building. A fire hydrant and a small group of people are on the ri...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: A boy and three men are in a field in the foreground with a manual rake reaper and other harvesting tools. Various farmstead buildings, a fence and Lombar...

Photograph

Frederick W. Horn

Date: 1860 

Description: Waist-up oval portrait of Frederick W. Horn (1815-1893). A Democrat, he was a Representative in the Wisconsin Assembly from Cedarburg. He was a lawyer and...

Photograph

The Park Hotel

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: An exterior view of the Park Hotel, at the corner of Main and Carroll Streets. Children and adults are standing on the street corner on the left. A large g...

Date: 1880 

Description: A hand-colored, sectional map of Wisconsin showing the township grid, railroads, counties, towns, cities, villages, and the Menomonee, Oneida, Flambeau, an...

Date: 1880-11-20 

Description: The United States presidential election of 1880 was largely seen as a referendum on the Republicans' relaxation of Reconstruction efforts in the southern s...

Date: 1881-07-17 

Description: First page of a letter written by Walt Whitman regarding the publication of a book he was writing.

Date: 1873 

Description: Engraved view of the home of Francis Dillon. A woman rides on the road in front of the home in a horse-drawn carriage. A woman stands on the porch of the h...

Photograph

McDougall Whaleback

Date: 1892 

Description: Whaleback steamer in the shipyards of the American Steel Barge Company.

Date: 1867 

Description: This map, which includes eastern Iowa, northern Illinois and the western portion of Michigan's Upper peninsula, shows the township survey grid and identifi...

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Stereograph from the Panorama of the Battle of Missionary Ridge, Colonel Randall L. Gibson and 13th Georgia Regiment, painted in 1885. It was painted by Eu...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: View over water of Science Hall and the Chemical Laboratory on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, as seen from a boat in Lake Mendota. Part of a b...

Photograph

Wills Old House

Date: 1899-12 

Description: View of the old Will homestead. The home retains the original Pommer Fachwerk.

Photograph

Burnside Bridge

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Site of the Battle of Antietam, the Burnside Bridge.

Photograph

Pile-Pontoon Bridge

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereoview of John Lawler's pile-pontoon railway bridge over the Mississippi River.

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