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Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Benjamin Silliman (1779-1864), notable American professor of science. He served for many years as a professor of Chemistry and...
Description: Back cover of an advertising catalog for D.M. Osborne and Company showing a schoolmaster in front of men from many nations. Includes the caption "all natio...
Date: 1899 ca.
Description: The "Clyde" after being converted to a sternwheel rafter, pushing a tow with a locomotive on board.
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Bird's-eye map of Waupun on the Rock River. There is an inset at top center of "Althouse, Wheeler & Co., Windmills and Pumps."
Date: 1861 ca.
Description: Tintype portrait of Olof Berglund of Darlington, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is seated in uniform and holds a tenor horn. The...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: View of the Reeve residence on the corner of Lawrence and Onieda Streets.
Description: Columbian Exposition; under the bow of the caravel "Santa Maria".
Description: View from shoreline looking down on Mud Creek, about two miles above DePere, showing small bridge and a man in a rowboat.
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: Four children and a couple stand in a yard behind a picket fence and before a Greek Revival frame house with shutters.
Date: 1884 ca.
Description: The Fairchild and Northwestern locomotive the "Gracie May", named for Gracie May Foster. Several people pose near the locomotive, including Robert Holmes a...
Description: A view of Nekoosa-Edwards Paper Company mills. Established about 1896 by John Edwards.
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Lithographed advertising poster showing a McCormick grain binder at the Civil War battle of Gettysburg. The poster was based on a cyclorama by French artis...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Advertisement for the Randall Harrow, manufactured by the Warrior Mower Company. Features a color illustration of a farmer using the harrow in a field.
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: A head and shoulders portrait of James Buchanan, 15th President of the United States, 1857-1861. Buchanan was born in Cove Gap near Mercersburg, Pennsylva...
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: A group of men, women, and children gather for a picnic in the woods. A large picnic blanket covers the ground as the individuals pose for a photograph.
Description: Portion of a plat map of Madison featuring Lake Mendota.
Description: Park Hotel. " 'Park Hotel' South Corner Capitol Park." The reverse side gives a description of the decor and furnishings and lists some of the surrounding...
Description: Engraved view of a house surrounded by gardens, an evergreen shelter belt and ornamental hedges.
Date: 1847 ca.
Description: Carl de Haas house from across a river.
Description: View of the front entrance to the castle. In front of the entrance, a man and woman sit on the steps leading to the castle.
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