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Photograph

St. Matthews Church

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the exterior of St. Matthews Church.

Photograph

Jane Jennings

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Jane Jennings, a Civil War nurse. She was raised in rural Green County, Wisconsin, and when her brother Guilford Jen...

Date: 1894 

Description: Advertising card for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a chromolithograph illustration of a woman holding a tree branch.

Date: 1852 ca.

Description: Map created between 1852 and 1867 shows numbered lots, labelled roads, the "Centre Line of LaCrosse & Milwaukee R.R." railroad, and a station house. Roads...

Photograph

Debris Field

Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: Field of debris left in the wake of a tornado. A crowd of people are observing the destruction from a high vantage point.

Date: 1849-05 ca.

Description: Wilkins' wagon procession crossing a creek in Missouri; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also...

Drawing

Iowa Falls

Date: 1866 

Description: An image from a sketchbook of the town of Iowa Falls. There is a fence in the foreground and buildings in the background.

Date: 1870 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Plymouth.

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: A family is grouped around a table, including a man with a top hat, two dolls on the ground between two small girls and a woman holding a closed fan. Behin...

Photograph

Kipp Residence

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Kipp residence with laundry hanging in front and a man seated on the porch.

Date: 1887 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, established dock lines, docks, slips, railroads, and streets of West Superior in 1887.

Date: 1852 ca.

Description: This map of Stevens Point shows lot numbers, land reservations for steam saw mill, and Shaurette Mills. The top right features an inset map: Sec. 31 & 32,...

Photograph

Union Depot

Date: 1885 

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...

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Small town business district with a group of men and women posed on the board sidewalk on the right. Another group of men and boys are on and around a trac...

Date: 1846 

Description: This map shows the counties and towns in existence at the time as well as lead and copper mines

Date: 1870 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Professor Davenport Fisher (1832-1911), Milwaukee chemist. After earning his Ph.D. in Chemistry from Heidelberg Unive...

Photograph

Mrs. Steensland

Date: 1899 

Description: Mrs. Halle Steensland poses seated in a rocking chair in the beautifully decorated sitting room in her house at 315 North Carroll Street. She appears to be...

Book or Pamphlet

Beavers and their Dams

Date: 1859 

Description: Color drawing of beavers working on and living at their dams.

Magazine or Periodical

A Sorely Neglected Stretch

Date: 1892-05 

Description: Frank Lenz posed with his bicycle on a badly neglected stretch of road. A split-rail fence encloses a field behind Lenz.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Two women playing croquet in yard with large Victorian brick house in background that has brackets, two round windows at top and bay window at bottom; latt...

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