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Date: 1878 

Description: This 1878 map of Wood County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities, villages and post offices, landownership, roads, railr...


Orasmus Cole

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Waist-up portrait of Orasmus Cole.

Date: 1879 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Lake Mills.


E. Thorsen Farm

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: The E. Thorsen farm in Springdale.


View of Argyle

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Probably one of the "Three different views of the village of Argyle, Wis." mentioned in Dahl's 1877 "Catalogue of Stereoscopic Views." A view of the town a...

Date: 1877 

Description: This map shows the Fox River, Lake Winnebago, city wards, lot and block numbers, landownership, selected buildings, railroads, and roads. There are three i...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: A lithograph of the Coliseum for the Grand National Peace Jubilee in Boston, Massachusetts on June 15-19.

Date: 1893 

Description: Catalog cover featuring an illustration of a young man and an older woman in a clothing shop. The woman is pointing at the young man, and the sales clerk s...

Date: 1864 before

Description: Carte-de-visite full-length studio portrait of Charles David and Harrie Farwell Atwood, the sons of David Atwood of Madison, Wisconsin. They are posed on a...

Date: 1886 

Description: Elevated view of Reed Street from the corner of South Water Street. This depot served the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul, the Wisconsin Central, and the M...

Date: 1831 

Description: This map shows the land that makes up Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Indiana, and parts of Canada. The Great Lakes are displayed prominently, along with s...

Date: 1887 

Description: Lillie Langtry is in character as the adventuress Lena Despard from the play "As in a Looking-Glass." In this full-length portrait, she is seated, facing...

Date: 1864 

Description: This map is ink, pencil, and color on paper and shows numbered lots and labeled streets. The bottom margin of the map reads: "Recorded in the Registry of...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Line drawing of first paper mill in Neenah, Wisconsin, built in 1865-66 and called the Neenah Paper Mill; it was run by a stock company composed of Nathan...

Date: 1886 

Description: Man leaping the chasm with feet forward, about to land.


Edward Schildhauer

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Mr. Edward Schildhauer sitting at a desk and writing in a book.

Date: 1896 

Description: A portion of John B. Heim's map of the Water Works System of Madison showing the size of the third Wisconsin Capitol (228' x 226') in comparison with the C...


Elmer E. Ellsworth

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Portrait of Elmer E. Ellsworth, the first northern hero of the Civil War and the popularizer of the Zouaves style of military drill.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Side view of two men using a McCormick twine self-binding harvester lead by three horses. The original photograph caption reads, "This machine represents t...

Date: 1889 

Description: Front cover of an advertising catalog for William Deering & Company, manufacturers of harvesting machinery. The cover features a framed inset of a scene of...

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