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Date: 1882-02-21 

Description: Chromolithograph poster advertising a Milwaukee Mardi Gras celebration, arranged by the Turnverein and Milwaukee Musical Societies, and held at the Exposit...

Date: 1863-02-28 

Description: The First Regiment of the Louisiana Native Guards disembarking at Fort Macomb, Louisiana. The fort is adjacent to the Venetian Isles community, now legally...

Date: 1848 ca.

Description: Waist-up portrait (daguerreotype) of Nelson Dewey (1813-1889). He was Governor of Wisconsin from June 7th, 1848 until January 5th, 1852.

Date: 1879 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Map shows townships, post offices, roads, railroads, and selected buildings. The sections are in pink, green, blue, and yellow. Counties, towns, and lakes...

Date: 1804-05-03 

Description: A certificate, signed by Joseph Wilson, that officially declares Matthias Varina a citizen of the United States of America.

Date: 1889 

Description: Madison City Hall, 2 West Mifflin Street built in 1857.

Date: 1849 ca.

Description: Map reads, "Map of the Western States". Published by Ensign & Thayer. There is a decorative vine border, and in each corner there is an engraving of four c...

Date: 1864 

Description: One of the Confederate defenses around the city, with a cannon and earthworks in the foreground. Tents are in the background among trees. Plate 41

Painting

Tshi-zun-hau-kau

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Portrait of Tshi-zun-hau-kau, a Winnebago/Ho-Chunk warrior, that appeared in Volume II of the History of Indian Tribes by Thomas McKenney and James Hall in...

Date: 1872 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Mineral Point, looking southeast.

Date: 1896 

Description: This late 19th-century map of Dodge County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities, villages and post offices, some property...

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: This map of Cassville shows plat of town, roads, and the Mississippi River. Relief is shown by hachures. The map includes an inset map of a Plat of townshi...

Map or Atlas

Wisconsin City Map

Date: 1836 

Description: The map of Wisconsin City on the Wisconsin River.

Date: 1835 

Description: Constructed for the Topographical Bureau [Wash.], 1835. Scale: 16 miles to 1 inch. Map of a portion of the Indian country lying east and west of the Missis...

Photograph

George Messersmith

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of George Messersmith. He was born in West Union, Ohio, in 1815. Messersmith came to Wisconsin in May of 1827, and resided i...

Photograph

Farm Buildings

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Board frame house and farm buildings.

Date: 1867 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Madison with insets of the University, Rasdall House, Vilas House, and the Wisconsin State Capitol. View includes cattail marsh, smokesta...

Date: 1867 

Description: A summer resort, situated on the banks of Fowler and La Belle Lakes, in the village of Oconomowoc, thirty miles from Milwaukee on the St. Paul R.R. Men sta...

Date: 1885 

Description: View down Bascom Hill of Science Hall (1876-1884) in the process of being demolished.

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