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Photograph

Capital Brewery

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Employees with a wagon loaded with barrels of beer in front of Hausmann's Capital Brewery at the corner of State and Gorham Streets. In the 1870s, Capital...

Date: 1858 

Description: Map of the Lake Superior region showing the railroad and steamboat connections.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Elevated view of factory workers entering the Oakley Avenue gate of the McCormick Reaper Works. The men are filing in from the street, passing railroad box...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Mixed group, mostly children, having a picnic in the woods, perhaps connected with the dedication of the East Blue Mounds Lutheran Church.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Lady Liberty is standing on the body of a fallen soldier. She has a sword in her right hand and is holding the Union flag in her left hand. The words "THE...

Drawing

Fort Winnebago

Date: 1834 ca.

Description: A view of Fort Winnebago.

Date: 1860 

Description: View of an old cabin, built in 1860, on grounds of the Bedford Springs Hotel. The cabin abuts a shrub-lined dirt road and a pedestrian can be seen in the...

Photograph

Turner House

Date: 1875 

Description: Exterior view of the Turner house, which was erected by John Turner to house railroad men and construction officers.

Date: 1898 

Description: Map showing the contour depths of the lakes in northwestern Waukesha County, Wisconsin. Roads, railroads, depots, churches, schools, and hotels in the area...

Photograph

City Hall Square

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Elevated view of old City Hall building at right center facing the camera. Electric power poles are along the street, along which horse-drawn carriages and...

Photograph

Pinckney Street

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: Daguerreotype of elevated view of Pinckney Street, looking northwest. View includes the American House and Bruen's Block, both on the corner of East Washin...

Photograph

Forest and Bear

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Forest Middleton, wearing a plaid dress, lectures his Teddy Bear, which is seated in a high chair.

Photograph

Fishermen on Pier

Date: 1898 

Description: Fishermen fishing off of a long pier. Industrial buildings are across the water in the background.

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of an Portuguese couple from Vianna in "native" Portuguese costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of A...

Map or Atlas

Cedarburg, Wisconsin

Date: 1882 

Description: This map of Cedarburg is a bird's-eye map with an inset of Cedarburg Brewery. Relief is shown pictorially and the map includes an index to buildings.

Date: 1896 

Description: View of a young passenger pigeon with immature plumage. The passenger pigeon is now extinct. A dove is visible in the background. Part of a group of pigeon...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Pen-now-we-ta, a Chief of the Miami Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at Fort Wayne (1827).

Date: 1864 

Description: General Hood ordered a train full of gunpowder set on fire so that the Union Army couldn't use it, resulting in a series of explosions. Plate 44

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: View down Madison Street with houses along sidewalk.

Date: 1899-06 

Description: Clarance Hable stands in his yard holding a rifle, wearing a ruffled shirt.

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