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Photograph

Rundell Residence

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior of the home of Samuel Rundell with large group assembled in front of the house.

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Ansicht Von St Nanianz, gregundet vom Jahr 1854 bis 1860. Sr. Hochw. Hern V. Oschald. n.p., n.d..

Date: 1867 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite studio portrait of Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) man standing in front of a backdrop. He is wearing a long coat, trousers, and boots, and is holding...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Swimming in the lake with the Cliff House in background. Cliff House was a resort hotel built shortly after 1872, when Devil's Lake was reached by rail. Bo...

Date: 1855 

Description: Plan of the Senate Chamber for the second Wisconsin State Capitol (the first in Madison), showing the seating arrangement.

Date: 1874 

Description: This map of La Crocess is accompanied by other plats of subdivision of the city. The relief is shown by hachures. The additions include: Rudolf Gripps Addi...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: The graduating class of the University of Wisconsin, all of whom are unidentified. It is likely this photograph was taken by John S. Fuller.

Photograph

Bascom Hall

Date: 1893 

Description: Elevated view from North Hall of main entrance to Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Historical Object

Elizabeth Fisher Sampler

Date: 1820-04-24 

Description: Embroidered sampler bearing the stitched signature, "El Fisher April 24 1820." Elizabeth Fisher was the half-sister of Jane Fisher Rolette Dousman.

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a Spanish couple from Valencia in "national" Valencian costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All...

Date: 1886 

Description: The marriage of bachelor President Grover Cleveland to Frances Folsom, his 21-year old ward, in 1886 captured the nation's romantic imagination, a sentimen...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Cut-taa-tas-tia, a celebrated Chief of the Fox Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, was drawn at the Treaty of Prairie du Chien (1...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: A view of a farmstead from across a shallow valley.

Photograph

Libby Prison

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the main building, a tenement (loft style) building, at Libby Prison.

Date: 1889 after

Description: Menu from the Dining Car "Minneapolis" on the Chicago & North Western Railway, with an illustration of a child in shorts, a loose top, and a bonnet standin...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane (Mendota Mental Health Institute).

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Spectators watching a rowing shells race on Devil's Lake.

Date: 1888 

Description: Front cover of a catalog for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company. The illustration shows a bouquet of wild flowers and plants in the foreground over...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of an Spanish couple from Valencia in "native" Valencian costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: A hand-colored map showing the counties, major cities, ports, railroads, rivers and lakes in Wisconsin, Michigan, northern Illinois, and eastern Minnesota....

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