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Description: Bird's-eye map of Ripon, with insets of points of interest.
Description: Engraved view of two men in a train locomotive observing the weighing of pig lead. Several bars of lead are stacked near the scale.
Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Dr. John Maynard Woodworth (1837-1879), American physician and naturalist. In 1871, Woodworth became the first Surgeo...
Description: Lithograph illustration of downtown Chicago near the Rush Street bridge (a "swing bridge"). The McCormick Reaper Works and other factory buildings are on t...
Description: Front page of The Wisconsin Chief.
Date: 1862 ca.
Description: Portrait of inventor and businessman Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884).
Description: The second in a series of three maps of the Virginia Peninsua. This map details the area from Williamsburg north to West Point.
Description: This map shows actual and projected railroads in the region of La Crosse and Winona, running east to Sparta, Wisconsin and west to Lewiston and Rushford, M...
Date: 1866 ca.
Description: The Third Wisconsin State Capitol before the completion of the dome. After all four wings of the Third Capitol were completed, the second Capitol was demo...
Date: 1862-08 ca.
Description: Color lithograph of Union lines in the midst of battle.
Description: The alarm at Humboldt, Tennessee, July 28th, 1862. A watercolor by John Gaddis of the 12th Wisconsin Volunteers Company E.
Date: 1864 ca.
Description: Stereoview of the main building, a tenement (loft style) building, at Libby Prison.
Date: 1863 ca.
Description: A stereograph of three Union soldiers in camp under a framework of branches.
Description: Detail (central image) of "The Southern Prisons of U.S. Officers" showing Camp Asylum in South Carolina.
Date: 1860 before
Description: Ezra S. Carr (1819-1894), one of the first members of the University of Wisconsin faculty as well as a member of the board of regents.
Date: 1860 after
Description: An image of the Union flag with tassels and a liberty cap on the top of the pole.
Below is the verse,
"Down with the Traitor's Serpent flag!
Death to th...
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: 1860 ca.
Description: Studio portrait of George W. Peck standing next to a chair.
Description: Bird's-eye view of Camp Douglas near Chicago. Caption reads: "Camp Douglas, near Chicago, Illinois, where seven thousand rebel prisoners are quartered."
Description: Two pirates, one armed with two pistols and the other with a rifle, are bringing a shackled soldier labeled "U.S." to Jefferson Davis. Davis is relaxing in...
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