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Date: 1867 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Peter Engelmann (1823-1874), Wisconsin educator and naturalist. Engelman founded the German-English Academy in Milwau...

Date: 1868 

Description: Engraved illustration of an elevated view of the "McCormick Reaper & Mower Works." Ships are in the background, behind the factory.

Date: 1867 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of B.K. Emerson (1837-1928), professor of Minerology and Geology at Amherst College. Handwritten inscription at the bottom reads,...

Date: 1868 

Description: This map shows land ownership by name, lots, roads, railroads, and part of the Fox River. The map includes an explanation and table of witnesses to the cor...

Date: 1869 

Description: The Chicago & Northwestern Railroad depot. Included in the photograph is an omnibus operated by Major Throup.

Date: 1864 

Description: This colored map of the southern and eastern states shows locations of battles and skirmishes from 1861 through May 1864 with red dots or red underlining o...

Date: 1867 

Description: Directions for putting together and operating McCormick's Reaping and Mowing Machine. Features labeled drawings of the machine set up as a reaper and as a...

Date: 1869 

Description: Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway locomotive no. 40, called the L.B. Rock, at the Chestnut Street yards. The mast of a ship is visible in the background, and...

Date: 1863 

Description: Handbill issued by E.B. McCagg, President of the N.W. Sanitary Commission, urging citizens to plant potatoes and onions to be divided, and to put up dried...

Photograph

Vilas House Hotel

Date: 1868 

Description: Stereograph of Madison looking southeast across Lake Monona from the Capitol featuring the Vilas House hotel.

Date: 1860 

Description: Pencil and ink on paper. "Showing the government meander line on the left bank of Rock River and the actual course of Rock River together with the several...

Date: 1864-04-20 

Description: Company D, Twenty-first Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. Top row (left to right): John Buboltz, Spencer Orlup, J. Henry Otto, Lyman C. Wait, Andrew Jackson, W...

Photograph

Gates Gallery

Date: 1865 

Description: Exterior view of the Gates Gallery, location for the first H.H. Bennett studio.

Date: 1862 

Description: Nettie Fowler McCormick (1835-1923) stands for a studio portrait wearing a floor-length dress.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Two images of Jefferson Davis within a rope forming a figure eight. At the top, Davis is standing proudly in a uniform holding a sword. The skull and cross...

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a bridge and logging debris around residential homes.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Confederate flag with the words "The Pirate Flag" and 8 stars in the blue section, and "Jeff. Davis" and "A.H. Stephens" on the red bars. Cream envelope wi...

Date: 1864 

Description: View across the Tennessee River toward the city and Cameron Hill, showing the military bridge and some Union Army installations put up following the occupa...

Date: 1864-05-20 

Description: A sketch of Camp Randall made from the top of University Building, May 20, 1864, by W.F. Brown of the 40th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry Company B. A small...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A dog and a monkey are dressed in Confederate uniforms. The dog plays a drum that has the initials C.S.A. on it. The monkey wears a hat with the initials J...

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