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Photograph

Guppey Guard

Date: 1877-06 

Description: The Guppey Guard, a Wisconsin state militia unit, in formation on a street in Portage.

Date: 1886-08-06 ca.

Description: A certificate from the Grand Army of the Republic, announcing that Lucius Fairchild on August 6, 1886 was elected Commander in Chief of the 16th annual Nat...

Date: 1848 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of Abraham Lincoln, from the original daguerreotype owned by his son, Robert T. Lincoln.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Long Tail lighthouse, built in 1859.

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: This map has relief shown by hachures and shows roads, railroads, proposed railroads, creeks, Half Moon Lake, Mount Adin, Mount Tom, Mount Sumeon, and part...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Promotional card advertising the hemlock barn industry in northern Wisconsin. The card features an elevated view of a tannery. Caption: THE HEMLOCK BARK...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a wounded Union Civil War soldier partially reclining on the ground created by one of the German panorama painters active in Milwauke...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: A funeral party is assembled around a casket in front of an upright-and-wing frame house. Two older men on the left, one identified as Lars D. Reque, stan...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Farmer's house with rear of the government Contract School on the Menominee reservation in the distance. The Keshena Creek flows between the farmhouse and...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Employees of a McCormick dealership and family members standing in a pavilion with a display of McCormick farm machinery. A crowd is pressed up against the...

Date: 1859 

Description: This 1859 map of Washington County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, landownership and acreages, cities and villages, roads,...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

The Western Queen Bee Hive Advertisement

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: An advertisement for an Improvement in Movable Frame Bee Hives, The Western Bee Hive. Patented January 9, 1872 by H. Staggs from Topeka Kansas. Claims to b...

Date: 1894 

Description: Carte-de-visite of a three-quarter length portrait of Hugh Claiborne Adams, age 18, dressed in coattails with his arm on the back of an elaborately carved...

Photograph

Juneau Park

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Statue of Leif Ericson is to the right of center in the foreground, with the figure facing the city. On the left is a hill with paths, a train station, ra...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: A family stands near a small and neat rural frame house. The women wear hats, and one man leans against the house with one foot on a chair. The frame house...

Date: 1876-08-30 

Description: The congregation of the East Blue Mounds Lutheran Church and visiting ministers are gathered for the church dedication. The church was formerly Norsk Evang...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: "View of the Dining Table" from the "Dedication of Blue Mounds Church" section of Dahl's 1877 "Catalogue of Stereoscopic Views," showing a long banquet tab...

Photograph

Stephen D. Butts

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Stephen D. Butts. He was born in Pennsylvania on August 14, 1815. Butts came to Wisconsin on July 8, 1836, and was one of...

Date: 1899 

Description: Portrait of the veterans of Company E, 12th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry at their reunion. H.H. Bennett appears standing at the far right of the second row...

Date: 1871-12-23 

Description: Illustration of Dr. Williams being sworn in as an expert medical witness at the Wharton trial.

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