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Date: 1887 ca.

Description: A list of nine reasons to use co-operative-made goods, entitled "Reasons Why You Should Use Co-operative-Made Goods in Preference To All Others". This was...

Date: 1851 after

Description: Smith Hall at Ripon College features a three-story porch, supported by columns, shelters the entrance, and brackets add decoration to the roof. Vines grow...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison students and chaperons during a camping trip at Livesy Springs on the north shore of Lake Mendota. On the left side stands...

Book or Pamphlet

Walter A. Wood Catalog Cover

Date: 1870 

Description: Front cover of catalog with a green cover for Wood's harvesting machines. Features an illustration of, at the top, a view of a town, flanked by two women,...


The Pet Bird

Date: 1852-01 

Description: A colored engraving depicting a bird under a glass dome with flowers and plants on a decorative shelf.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Three women, from left to right: Mrs. Vandercook, Mrs. Osborn and Mrs. Schildhauer, pose in white Grecian-inspired costumes. Mrs. Osborn sits behind a larg...

Date: 1887-02-26 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Ashland, and the Apostle Islands in Lake Superior.


In the Garden

Date: 1899-05 

Description: William and Johanna Krueger working in the garden. Johanna is standing next to the garden fence holding a hoe. William is seated next to her on a small ben...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Schoolhouse of District #5 in Pleasant Ridge built on land donated by Isaac Shepard. Both blacks and whites built, attended, and taught at the school. Peop...

Date: 1892 

Description: First page of calendar for January and February, 1892. Features an illustration of a woman sitting on a stone wall watching a man using a Buckeye mower in...


St. Gall's Church

Date: 1894 after

Description: Southeast corner of Second and Sycamore Streets, later the site of a large street railway building. The picture was taken shortly after the interior was d...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Looking west across the Black Hawk War battlefield at Wisconsin Heights.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Male and female students read and practice math at the State School for the Deaf as a teacher looks on from the head of the class.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Advertising poster for the Eureka Mower Company featuring color illustration of a well-dressed farmer riding a mower pulled by two horses. Trees, mountains...

Date: 1851-02-21 

Description: Quarter plate daguerreotype of Caspar William [Wilhelm(?)] Burmeister and Elise Thimm Burmeister on their wedding day, February 21, 1851. They are seated,...

Date: 1873 

Description: Grassy field in foreground with split-rail fence enclosing frame house, barn and small building in background. Good example of straight stake and rider fen...


Wisconsin Senate

Date: 1880 

Description: Composite photograph of the Wisconsin Senate of 1880 around a photograph of the Wisconsin State Capitol.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: View looking south across Bascom Hill. Constructed between 1850-1855, South Hall was originally used as a dormitory for both faculty and students.

Date: 1860 after

Description: The Devil running, holding a pitchfork that flies the Confederate flag in one hand and a bottle in the other. Cotton and Bonds are tucked into his belt. Th...

Date: 1892-07 

Description: Procession of children and adults at the second convention of the Wisconsin Loyal Temperance League at Delavan. The LTL was a branch of the Women's Christi...

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