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Date: 1873 

Description: Elevated view of several men, some of whom may be railroad workers, posing in front of a Minnesota and St. Paul wood-burning engine at a train crossing. Th...

Date: 1883 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for J.F. Seiberling, manufacturer of agricultural equipment, featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of a horse-dr...

Photograph

Greenwood Brewery

Date: 1886 

Description: Outdoor group portrait of a crowd visiting Greenwood Brewery. Individuals pictured include: First row, left to right: Anton Novy, Edward McDonough, Frank R...

Photograph

Grecian Poses

Date: 1899 

Description: A group of seven women dressed in white flowing gowns strike "Grecian poses".

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: 1894 ca.

Description: Waist-up studio portrait of a European American woman posed sitting with her hands in her lap. She is wearing a dark-colored wrap with darker-colored feath...

Date: 1831 

Description: Map of the city of Louisville, Kentucky on the Ohio River showing streets and numbered lots. The Ohio River, Corn Island, and the Louisville and Portland C...

Historical Object

Map Sampler

Date: 1809 

Description: Embroidered sampler of a map of the United States.

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Charles A. White (1826-1910), an American geologist and paleontologist. White was the State geologist of Iowa in 1866-70, and a...

Date: 1878 after

Description: Elevated view of the women's marching band from John Wanamaker Commercial Institute performing, with children walking beside them and standing on the side...

Date: 1849-05 ca.

Description: Deserted Pawnee village in Nebraska. Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: View from the second story of the Salesianum, the residence of Dr. Salzmann. The view includes Lake Michigan, the Milwaukee shoreline, and some of the nume...

Date: 1855 

Description: Poster advertising homesteads and village lots for sale.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the Martin and Toay Store in Mineral Point.

Date: 1844 ca.

Description: Group of men engaged in a war dance. They hold spears, axes, and bows. (Plate 29)

Photograph

James Rogan

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of James Rogan. He was born in County Down, Ireland on August 12th, 1801, and came to America in April of 1823. In 1836, Rogan...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Color lithograph. Across the top banner in caps is "Klaw and Erlanger's stupendous production," underneath is "Gen'l Lew Wallace's Ben Hur." This is follow...

Date: 1883 

Description: Cabinet card of John (1836-1904) and Ethelinda (1856-1947) Johnston sitting on a decorative wall in front of a painted backdrop of trees. John, a successf...

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: A Quaker bonnet made from the Union flag. It is unlikely that any practicing Quaker would have anything to do with a "Union bonnet" because of their belief...

Photograph

Train Wreck

Date: 1881-09-09 

Description: Wreck of the Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis and Omaha railroad line on the Teegarten farm near Menomonie. Dead cows are in the foreground.

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