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Map or Atlas

Wisconsin School Lands

Date: 1889 

Description: Eight diagrams that describe the topography and vegetation of school sections in the towns of Clear Creek and Ludington in Eau Claire County; Sigel in Chip...

Date: 1881 

Description: Advertising card for Deering harvesting machinery showing young boys operating a grain binder drawn by oxen. The caption reads "the Deering binder at work...

Photograph

Cadets on Campus

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view across Bascom Hill on the campus of the University of Wisconsin. Student cadets in training march past South Hall down Bascom Hill.

Date: 1896 

Description: Officials and staff of Madison City Gas, Light & Coke Company (currently MG & E) at its Main Street office. From left to right are Henry L. Doherty (MG&E f...

Date: 1856 

Description: An original illustration of the lock at Rexford Flats.

Date: 1877 after

Description: Monument to John Brown and the men killed during the Battle of Osawatomie. Those slin in the battle are buried underneath the monument. Chain link fence...

Date: 1896 

Description: Map showing the Wisconsin Central Railroad and its land grant, with the railroad and the land grant in color (red).

Photograph

View of Middleton

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: View, from a distance, of Middleton. The view includes A.L. Dahl's horse-drawn wagon.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: H.S. Winsor residence, with a stagecoach in the foreground.

Date: 1879-09-10 

Description: The Madison Brass Band performing at the Wisconsin State Fair at Camp Randall. The view is facing east toward the Wisconsin State Capitol.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Advertising poster depicting a mower, reaper, hay wagon, and family picnic in a rural setting. Printed by Edward Mendel for C.H. McCormick & Bro. Includes...

Date: 1889 

Description: Stereograph from the Chicago Panorama of the Battle of Gettysburg Representing Pickett's Charge at 4 P.M., July 3rd, 1863: Death of Confederate General Arm...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A group of locally important Potawatomi Indians, apparently photographed in a government or law office at Escanaba, Michigan. Left to right standing are F...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Home of Governor Cadwallader C. Washburn on Monroe Street at the east end of what is now the Edgewood College campus. Washburn is probably the man at left.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Portrait of an African American man in a shirt, unbuttoned vest and jacket and a striped bow tie.

Date: 1866 

Description: View of earthworks at the battlefield at Resacca. Dirt roads cross the field in the distance, leading to a farm and what appears to be a river. Plate 22

Photograph

James Morrison

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of James Morrison. He was born in Randolph County, Illinois, on September 30, 1799, and came to Wisconsin on May 5, 1828. Morr...

Date: 1844 ca.

Description: A hand colored map and chart showing a geological cross-section from Rockingham, in present-day Scott County, Iowa, through Blue Mounds to the Wisconsin Ri...

Date: 1865 

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...

Date: 1850 

Description: Handbill or broadsheet advertising McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper. Features a small illustration of the machine followed by warnings to other manufactu...

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