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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: 1847 ca.

Description: This hand-colored map shows area north and west of Wisconsin River and south and east of Saint Louis and upper Mississippi Rivers.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Portrait of the "Fox," Cree chief.

Book or Pamphlet

The Gun Boat Fleet

Date: 1862-04-05 ca.

Description: Engraved illustration for the story titled: "The Fight at Island No. 10". The view from the deck of a boat looks out at the approaching gun boats coming do...

Date: 1848 

Description: Wisconsin became the thirtieth state in 1848. Drawn that same year, this map shows township lines, roads, villages, mills, railroads, prairies, swamps, ca...

Photograph

Family around Fence

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Family in front of fence with picket gate; lady with open parasol, and boy sitting on top of fence with men behind. There is a frame house obscured by pine...

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: This map shows city wards, block numbers, parks, cemeteries, roads, railroads, and selected buildings. The map includes indexes to streets, public building...

Date: 1849-05-17 ca.

Description: The Mill in Nodaway, Missouri; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail...

Date: 1896-05 

Description: The office of Historical Society Librarian Minnie Oakley in the third Wisconsin State Capitol. From 1866 to 1883 the Historical Society occupied the entire...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Exterior of First Congregational Church in winter.

Photograph

Wisconsin Senate

Date: 1862 

Description: Composite photograph of the members of the Wisconsin Senate of 1862.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Police and others shown posed in and around horse-drawn carriages in front of a large brick building with open doors. The City Ambulance is on the left dra...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: The monthly horse market on East Washington Avenue between Pinckney and Webster Streets. The 125-foot-high water tower (1890-1921) and Amerika, (1889-1922)...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Cabinet studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Amelia Bright Williams, second wife of Chauncey Williams.

Date: 1838 

Description: Portrait.

Date: 1884 

Description: Men posed in front of and on top of a building at Plant One of the Curtis and Yale Co. Some of the men stand with bicycles.

Date: 1857 

Description: An actor dressed as an army officer, holding a saber, for the performance of "Black Hawk, or Lily of the Prairie," a drama written by Mary Elizabeth Mears...

Date: 1890 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for Excelsior harvesting machinery manufactured by Hoover and Gamble. Features a color illustration of a boy and girl in a...

Photograph

Steamer Minnieta

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: The sternwheel excursion, Minnieta, on the Chippewa River, Wisconsin, in the 1870's.

Date: 1883 

Description: Handbill advertising the Minneapolis Harvester's field trial victory, put out by Secrest & Cunningham, agents for Chillicothe, Ohio. The flyer proclaims th...

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