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Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Mining and lumbering provided the impetus for the development of northern Wisconsin and Ashland was ideally situated to become a leading city of the "new W...
Description: Rear view of two passenger pigeons in a cage. This species of pigeon is now extinct. The pigeons lived in captivity in the aviary of Professor C.O. Whitman...
Description: Compiled from the latest authorities. Published by Hinman and Dutton.
Description: Draft newspaper editorial, "Our Railroad Prospects", written by former governor Leonard J. Farwell.
Description: Pen-and-ink and color on paper. Also shows probable routes of the French explorers Constant le Marchand de Lignery in 1728 and Louis de la Porte de Louvign...
Description: Portrait of Ramsay Crooks.
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: Fred and Annie Brown's living room, 121 East Gilman Street. The photograph was made before the house had electricity, so the lights pictured are gas light...
Date: 1878 ca.
Description: Advertisement for the McCormick Combined Reaping and Self-Binding Machines, as manufactured by the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company [or possibly C.H. a...
Date: 1899 ca.
Description: Matthew J. Hoven with hands on hips standing in front of M.J. Hoven's Meat Market. A sign on the building reads: "Oyster Depot; Wholesale & Retail". There...
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison campus showing the first three buildings on campus, South Hall (left), University Hall [Bascom Hall] (center), and North Ha...
Description: Workers during the construction of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin building.
Description: A cartoon depicting General M.C. Butler holding a top hat, standing next to dead African Americans. There are slogans behind the bodies, including "Niggers...
Description: A map of Wisconsin along with southeastern Minnesota and Iowa, northern Illinois and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, showing the counties, county seats, v...
Description: View of the Congregational church and surrounding buildings.
Description: Large group of farm adults and children, probably of German extraction, of one or more families, gathered under fruit trees at the edge of a cornfield, pre...
Date: 1858 ca.
Description: Salted paper photoprint of James Duane Doty, territorial governor of Wisconsin 1841-44.
Date: 1869 ca.
Description: Seated carte-de-visite portrait of Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant.
Description: Atlas map of Janesville township.
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: The Union Congregational Church, built in 1862.
Description: Sanborn map of Hurley, featuring the Village of Gile and the Montreal River Lumber Company.
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