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Description: Composite of photographic portraits of the members of the Wisconsin State Assembly.
Description: "The Battle of the Reapers. The McCormick on the War Path!" Advertisement for McCormick Harvesting Machines reporting field trial victories.
Date: 1887-06-28 before
Description: Menu for a senior reception catered by W.H. Burleson, with a wide border of pig or demon half-faces, and in the center a figure in a kimono and sandals wit...
Date: 1869 ca.
Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Captain George Henry Preble. Starting in 1861 Preble commanded the gunboat Katahdin, serving with Rear Admiral...
Description: Catalog cover featuring illustrations along with the text: "The Foreign Commisioners Visit the Northwest, and Learn Why Bonanza Farming Pays." At the top i...
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Portrait of older man and woman.
Description: Dining room of the home of Professor Joseph Jastrow, 237 Langdon Street.
Description: Seven people are grouped around an impressive two-story home with a fan window at the attic gable and a porch with carpenters lace and latticework. A horse...
Date: 1882 ca.
Description: Inside color illustration of man using a No. 3. Mower in a field with a team of two horses.
Description: South Pinckney Street as photographed by Fuller from the Wisconsin State Capitol roof. In the center are several wooden structures dating from Madison's e...
Date: 1857 ca.
Description: Green Bay Intelligencer Newspaper Office. This was the first newspaper published in Wisconsin. The building was on Main Street. This drawing appeared in...
Description: A cyanotype view of the World's Columbian Exposition grounds from near the North Loop elevated railway station, showing the glass dome of the Horticulture...
Date: 1858 ca.
Description: This house was located among the Chippewa (Ojibwa) Indians. Here Hölzlhuber and his companions took shelter in an uncomfortable stable one night, after an...
Description: Bird's-eye map of Milwaukee with prominent streets and buildings identified. Taken from City Hall Tower.
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: The home and fur-trading post of Col. Dominique DuCharme. The portion of the structure on the left was built by DuCharme in 1791. The right portion was add...
Description: Profile view of a passenger pigeon, a species of pigeon now extinct. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in the aviary of Professor C.O. Whi...
Description: Outdoor group portrait of the reunion of the 21st Wisconsin Infantry at the Soldier's Home.
Date: 1872 ca.
Description: A family poses in front of a fence including women with parasols, a man with a horse, a man standing on a fence and woman and two children on porch of fram...
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: Group of people on the front porch, weighing the guests. A visit was considered successful if the guests weighed more when they left.
Description: This map shows railroads by operator and projected railroads. Eastern Minnesota, the upper peninsula of Michigan, northeastern Iowa, and northern Illinois...
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