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Photograph

Libby Prison

Date: 1864 

Description: Exterior view of Libby Prison, a Confederate Prison. The view includes tents and three tenement (loft style) buildings. A group of men stand in the foregro...

Date: 1883 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the St. Paul harvester and Appleby cord binder manufactured by the St. Paul Harvester Works. The cover features a black...

Photograph

Fourth Ward School

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Side view of Fourth Ward School, surrounded by wooden fence.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a Confederate holding a wagon wheel, created as part of a painting by the Milwaukee panorama painters active during the 1889s. Altho...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Family of nine seated in front yard of brick house that has fan window on third floor, door trim and vines surrounding porch.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of two Ho-Chunk men posed standing and wearing hats in front of a painted backdrop. The man on the left, John Stacy (ChoNeKayHunKah), is wr...

Date: 1879 

Description: This map shows wards, sections, roads, lot and block numbers, subdivisions, and proposed streets. The inside cover includes hand written annotations that r...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A man and two women stand on a stile of broad wood in the middle of a field. The man stands on the second step, wearing a coat, bow tie, and fedora, the t...

Photograph

Law Building

Date: 1893 

Description: View across Bascom Hill of building on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Camp of the Gros Ventres along the upper Missouri River, with white travelers passing by in a boat.

Map or Atlas

Plat Map of Verona

Date: 1899 

Description: Color plat map of Verona in Dane County.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: A folded brochure with a map of the Chicago to Saint Paul rail line through Wisconsin by way of the Chicago & North-Western and West Wisconsin Railways. T...

Photograph

Josiah A. Noonan

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Josiah A. Noonan. He was born in Amsterdam, Montgomery County, New York. Noonan came to Wisconsin in November of 1836. H...

Date: 1876 

Description: Illustration of southwest view of the National Home For Disabled Volunteer Soldiers. The institution's name changed from National Asylum For Disabled Volun...

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Civil War portrait of Ulysses S. Grant seated wearing a military uniform.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Two-story brick building built in 1870 with arched windows, corner brackets, bell tower with elaborate cut work, four chimneys and fence in front. Inscript...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Marching elephant wearing boots and a blanket carries a banner. The banner reads "The Northern Elephant" and has a face on the left side and it is holding...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A Union sailor and King Neptune stand inside a sea shell that is floating on the ocean. Between them appears a decorative circle with the Union Armada in i...

Date: 1899-03-15 

Description: Detail of the Assembly Chamber photograph focusing on the journalists seated near the front of the room. During the 19th century, coverage of Capitol news...

Date: 1887 

Description: Valentine's Day card with tan fringe and tasseled cords. A border of white daisies surrounds a smaller zig-zag border. Inside the border is the text "St. V...

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