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Photograph

Williamson Street

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: View looking southwest down the 600 block of Williamson Street to the East Madison Passenger Depot of the Chicago & Northwestern Railroad. There are frame...

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Quarter plate daguerreotype of General Benjamin Whiteman. Quarter-length portrait of Ben Whiteman wearing a suit and necktie. Whiteman fought with General...

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Gettysburg battlefield showing trees and a stump. Handwritten on reverse, "On the right of our line." This is probably a reference to the te...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: The sidewheel excursion, "Saint Paul," after running aground near Muscatine. The spar is set and the line out. Dan Sauer, the carpenter, is holding the sou...

Photograph

Tonyawatha House

Date: 1879 

Description: A group of men pose in the yard of the Tonyawatha House, later the Tonyawatha Spring Hotel with paddles and carpentry tools. The hotel is a frame bracket...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Architectural drawing of the north elevation of the Chicago residence of Cyrus Hall McCormick and his family. The drawing was produced by the architectural...

Date: 1892 

Description: Color bird's-eye map of Wauwatosa, looking east toward Milwaukee and Lake Michigan. Predominantly green with cream colored roadways, with six land plots ow...

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: An extended family of twenty-one people is gathered in the yard and on the porch of a large bracket style frame house that has carpenter's lace on its porc...

Date: 1879 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Wisconsin State University, now the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Vignettes include Ladies Hall, South Dormitory, University Hall, As...

Photograph

Black Hawk Bluff

Date: 1896 

Description: View of Black Hawk Bluff, site of the Battle of Wisconsin Heights in the Black Hawk War.

Date: 1885 

Description: Several men pose with the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway engine #87, built by Schenectady Locomotive Works. This image was taken near Cherry Street.

Photograph

Josiah T. Hayden

Date: 1863-12-26 

Description: Seated carte-de-visite portrait of Josiah T. Hayden, Company F, 16th Wisconsin Infantry. Josiah was wounded at Atlanta on March 8, 1865.

Date: 1854 

Description: Register of the Deed Office filed by the land surveyor and lawyer Alfred Topliff. The document includes detailed listings of city blocks. In the right hand...

Book or Pamphlet

Deering & Company Catalog

Date: 1894 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for William Deering & Company featuring a chromolithograph of Worlds Fair foreign commissioners observing Deering grain bin...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the J. Green & Co. store, a frame building with a false front and a third story fan window. Men with farm implements stand nearby with hor...

Book or Pamphlet

Buckeye Catalog Cover

Date: 1897 

Description: Catalog cover featuring an illustration of a man fixing a bicycle while a woman and two children look on. The woman's outfit sports "leg o' mutton" (or gig...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: A family is posed in a yard. Behind them is a man with a sword near the front door of a two-story bracket style frame house with a parapet roof and shutter...

Date: 1866 

Description: Acrobatic Gymnastics Club of the Milwaukee Turners, posing in a studio wearing their gymnastic clothing.

Date: 1862-12-17 

Description: Illustration depicting a battle. In the foreground injured soldiers are gathered on and around the porch and yard of a house. In the background are columns...

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: U.S Courthouse and U.S. Post Office from a map in the manuscripts division. Copyright Angell and Hastreiter.

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