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Date: 1889 

Description: Holiday card depicting a family; mother, father, daughter, son and their dog. The mother is standing with a tea tray, the father is seated and the children...

Date: 1899-06-12 ca.

Description: Elevated view over water of the damage created by a tornado. A river, with debris visibly floating in it, runs through the town. Groups of people are walki...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Federal (bald) eagle attacking a rattlesnake. The eagle has a Union flag in its left talons and the snake in its right, while biting the snake with its bea...

Date: 1890-06-17 ca.

Description: The Grignon house was built (at the later address of 1313 Augustine Street) in 1836 by Charles Grignon. Charles Grignon was the son of Augustin Grignon, on...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Hölzlhuber traveled on American railways frequently and marveled that they wouldn't have been accepted as usable in Europe. This sketch of the tunnel on th...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Group portrait of a large group of men, women and children, at a lake shore, possibly Maple Bluff on Lake Mendota near Madison. The Norwegian flag suggests...

Date: 1874 

Description: Illustration of a man operating a McCormick mower pulled by a team horses, under the headline "To-Hjulet Mower."

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Trempealeau from the river with two men in a boat in the foreground.

Date: 1894 

Description: A detail of a Wisconsin map showing Sawyer, Chippewa and Price counties.

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: 1898-10 

Description: Men gather at the Council at the Leech Lake Agency. W.A. Jones is seated second from the right. This image is part of a collection of images of the Ojibw...

Date: 1891-03-05 before

Description: Front cover and inside of menu for a dinner honoring U.S. Senator John C. Spooner when he was Chairman of the Committee on Claims, with an oval photograph...

Photograph

Manitowoc Tanneries

Date: 1891 ca.

Description: Composite photograph showing the tanneries of L.M. Sherman and Henry Vits.

Date: 1844 

Description: Mandan Indians engaged in archery competition (Plate 24). "The meeting represented here is something like that of an Archery Club in the civilized world, b...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: View across Park Street of Science Hall at the base of Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin Madison campus.

Date: 1866 

Description: Broken trees in front of a field with a fence. There is a small building on a hill in the background. Plate 20

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: A two-story gallery of the Historical Society in the Wisconsin State Capitol, with captured Confederate army flags on display. This photograph was taken in...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite of Forest Middleton, wearing a sailor suit. He is posed resting his head on a large dog. Both are lying on a fur rug.

Photograph

Actress as Indian

Date: 1857 

Description: Actress standing with crossed arms dressed in Indian headdress and wrap for performance of "Black Hawk, or Lily of the Prairie," written by Mary Elizabeth...

Date: 1895-10-13 

Description: Twenty-one photographs of churches, city halls, courthouses, and other buildings and their locations throughout Milwaukee.

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