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Date: 1860-02-22 

Description: Menu for the Newhall House hotel in Milwaukee, extensively illustrated with an engraving of the hotel and prices. The Newhall House, during its day one of...

Date: 1893 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for William Deering & Company featuring chromolithograph illustrations of the Deering factory, the grain center of the worl...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: View of the Wisconsin River shoreline showing lumber rafts "tied up over Sunday."

Date: 1862 

Description: Sketch of Boone's Knob and the Kentucky River, where Company A of the 22nd Wisconsin Infantry camped, November-December, 1862. The sketch was drawn by Priv...


Ole Bull Residence

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Ole Bull Residence, 130 East Gilman Street. The family is playing croquet on the lawn. Later, the house was known as the Thorp House. It became the state's...


Graph Invention

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A sketch of a graph-making invention.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Mound known as the Hill of the Dead.

Date: 1895 

Description: Color lithograph poster depicting a scene from the play "Darkest Russia" showing two bound captives at the feet of Imperial soldiers reacting to the arriva...

Date: 1889-09-14 before

Description: One-page menu with a roundel with the seal of the Inman and International Steamship Company Limited, decorative borders, and corner ornaments.


Ashland County Jail

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of the Ashland jail, reading "Ashland County Jail, Ashland, Wis. Conover & Porter, Architects."


Hawks Tavern

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: Hawks Tavern, with men on the porch and with trees in the yard.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: View of the McCormick display at the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago (World's Fair of 1893). The exhibit features several full size and scale model...

Date: 1865 

Description: "Strategy or Change of Base". Photographic card of a cartoon concerning Jefferson Davis' flight across Georgia in women's clothing hoping to reach the Miss...


Fox River Dam

Date: 1895-05-19 

Description: Elevated view of the dam on the Fox River at Buffalo Lake. Houses and other buildings are visible in the background.

Date: 1896 

Description: This 1896 map of Racine and Kenosha counties, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities, villages and post offices, roads, rail...


Anna Gourley

Date: 1864-01-25 

Description: Tintype (ferrotype) portrait of Anna Gourley, born April 7, 1858, died November 24, 1864. She is sitting and holding a doll. The doll is in the Wisconsin H...

Date: 1884 

Description: Sanborn-Perris fire insurance map for city of Menasha.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: The map of the battlefield shows entrenchments, villages, roads, the "South Side Rail Road" drainage, vegetation, relief by hachures, houses, and names of...

Date: 1852 

Description: Pencil drawing of view overlooking Madison. The sketch looks down North Hamilton Street from the capitol. Rutted, irregular streets and frame houses mark...

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Color lithograph poster. Top caption "Hoyt's 'A Black Sheep'/Hoyt & McKee, Proprietors." Image shows women trying to keep Buffalo Bill-type cowboy from tak...

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