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Date: 1852 

Description: Proof sheets of five and ten dollars bills of the Wisconsin Bank of Madison. Among other illustrations, the notes include an engraving of Leonard J. Farwel...

Date: 1855 

Description: This map shows current and purposed railroad routes. Lake Michigan is on the far right, with Lake Superior visible at the top of the map. Routes are seen a...

Photograph

E.G. Kheeland

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Tintype portrait of E.G. Kheeland of Monroe, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is seated in uniform and holds a B-flat horn. The but...

Date: 1883 ca.

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

Photograph

John Geiger House

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Geiger house, residence of John Geiger. His son, Ferdinand A. Geiger, was a Federal District Judge in Milwaukee from 1912 through the 1930s.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: It was in this shop that Christopher Sholes, inventor of the typewriter, did much of his work on various inventions. This photograph may be as early as th...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: A family of seven stands in yard of an upright and wing house with a porch nearly completely walled-in by latticework.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: The State Register newspaper office. This paper was published by Andrew Jackson Turner, father of Frederick Jackson Turner noted historian. Andrew Jackson...

Date: 1891 

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

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a small Ho-Chunk girl posing standing on a chair. She is wearing a traditional blouse covered completely...

Date: 1856 

Description: This map of Woodman's Addition in Mineral Point is pen-and-ink on paper. The map includes certifications signed by John B. Whitelaw (surveyor), Cyrus Wood...

Photograph

Resort and Harbor

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: View from across railroad tracks. Resort is on the water's edge, with a small inlet on the right. Land is mostly sand, though a small part on the left ha...

Date: 1880 

Description: Page from Eclipse Wind Engine Co. [Beloit, Wisconsin] catalog featuring an illustration of an Eclipse Wind Engine installed in a barn. A cut-away view show...

Date: 1882-02-21 

Description: Chromolithograph poster advertising a Milwaukee Mardi Gras celebration, arranged by the Turnverein and Milwaukee Musical Societies, and held at the Exposit...

Photograph

St. Mary Academy

Date: 1864 after

Description: A view from lawn of the stone facade of St. Mary Academy. The arched main entrance is partially visible behind trees on left. A bell tower sits in the midd...

Date: 1897 

Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr., with his fist in the air, speaking from the back of a wagon. It was in part due to his vigorous speaking style that La Follette...

Photograph

Allcott Family

Date: 1852 ca.

Description: Whole plate daguerreotype of the Allcott family. The parents, Sidney S. and his wife Julia, are seated. Sidney faces partially left, Julia forward. Their t...

Date: 1867 

Description: A map showing railroad land in Chippewa Valley.

Photograph

Family and Farm

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Family and farm implements in a field with farm buildings and haystacks in the background.

Date: 1896 

Description: Drawing comparing Methodist revivals to gatherings of howling monkeys.

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