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Date: 1876 

Description: This map is ink on paper and shows the location of various types of schools. The map includes text about the school system and tables of statistics (1849-1...

Date: 1892 

Description: Fourth page of calendar for July and August, 1892. Features an illustration of a man using a team of horses to pull a Buckeye harvesting machine in a field...

Date: 1897-09-25 

Description: Outdoor group portrait of the Turvill brothers. All three men have beards. They are posing sitting on the ground in front of the family home. The man on th...

Date: 1895 

Description: Color lithograph cover illustration for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Shows a portrait of Cyrus Hall McCormick over an illustration of...

Photograph

Kremer Homestead

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Large building with group of people in front.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Green Grass (HaWinChoKah), in period dress with the exception of his Ho-Chunk moccasins. He is holding a pistol, and his dog is lying next to his chair on...

Photograph

Sawmill Fire

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: A crowd gathers and watches the sawmill on fire.

Date: 1888 

Description: An original passenger notice poster distributed by the Chicago and Northwestern Railway regarding ticket purchases prior to train boarding. In this two-ton...

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: The Wisconsin State Capitol (the second State Capitol, the first in Madison). Illustration from the American Encyclopedia, Columbus, 1859.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Group of men, with women passengers, poling canoes through a marshy stretch of water on the Brule River-St. Croix River portage between Lake Superior and t...

Photograph

Hemlock Bark

Date: 1895 

Description: The front (top) and back (bottom) of a promotional card advertising the large amounts of hemlock bark in Northern Wisconsin. The image shows three men sitt...

Date: 1847 after

Description: Sixth-plate ambrotype. Waist-up portrait of James D. Butler, Jr. sitting in a chair. He has his arms crossed over his chest, and is wearing a jacket and a...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph of view from a first floor hallway into the rotunda of the third Wisconsin State Capitol where a group of men are standing. Published specifica...

Date: 1886 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Ashland, on the shores of Lake Superior, with insets of The Apostle Islands Chequamagon Bay & Ashland, and Distances from Ashland.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Old Mission Inn and boats on shoreline of Lake Superior on Madeline Island. The Old Mission Inn had numerous modifications over the years. It was razed in...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Full-length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of George Blackhawk (WonkShiekChoNeeKah), sitting, and an unidentified man who is standing and w...

Date: 1865 

Description: The ruins of a railroad depot after General Sherman's men burned the town near the end of the Civil War. Plate 61

Date: 1895 

Description: The cover features a man operating a horse-drawn binder "In a Nut Shell."

Photograph

Storefront Portrait

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Two men and two women pose in front of the J. Buntman store. Jars of penny candy, cans of spices, and American flags are some of the things displayed in t...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A farmer sits on a mower pulled by two horses in the middle of a field. Two other men appear to be herding cattle along a path beyond the field. A farm hou...

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