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Date: 1849-07-31 

Description: Bear River Peaks in Utah; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail). W...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: John Fawcett Tyrrell, handwriting expert and documents examiner of Milwaukee, standing at left of an illuminated poster, ten feet high, entitled "The Histo...

Date: 1844 

Description: Choctaw Indians performing dance (Plate 22). "As I have mentioned in former pages that for nearly all their hunts, wars, or games, the events of which the...

Date: 1890 

Description: Sigvart Solbrg, (left) and Anton Follstad, (right) sawing a tree down during winter.

Date: 1899 

Description: Edgar and Jennie Krueger lying in a chair wearing long gowns. Bottles of milk sit on a side table. Portrait taken by Alexander Krueger.

Date: 1895 

Description: Front cover featuring a color illustration of two boys with fishing poles, one is wearing a hat and the other is holding a hat. In the background men are u...

Date: 1896-07-28 

Description: Outdoor portrait of Mr. Olin sitting on a horse on a lawn near the shoreline of a lake. The far shoreline is in the background. Near the shoreline on the r...

Magazine or Periodical

The Old Oaken Bucket

Date: 1849 

Description: Masthead of Racine, Wisconsin temperance publication The Old Oaken Bucket and Sons of Temperance Organ. The masthead features a bucolic scene at the...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of two men and three women posed sitting, in front of three men and six women posed standing in front of a painted backdrop in a photograph...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Cabinet card with full-length formal studio portrait of young Beulah Irene Miller (1888-1858). She is sitting in a chair with her hands in her lap. Her dre...

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: View of the S.L Sheldon Company Warehouse and Office. Outside of the building, there is a bustling street filled with pedestrians and horse-drawn vehicles....


Botkin House

Date: 1894-05 ca.

Description: The Botkin house at the corner of Fairchild Street and Washington Avenue.


Let Me Alone

Date: 1860 after

Description: A charging elephant tosses Jefferson Davis and a dog into the air. Davis holds a tattered Confederate flag. The elephant is labeled UNCLE SAM, and the dog...


Doty Office

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: View of the J.D. Doty office. Doty served as agent for John Jacob Astor in promoting the village of Astor, later renamed Green Bay.


Coal Tipple

Date: 1894-05-05 

Description: View from a boat on the Monangahela River of a coal tipple.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Office of the State Board of Control of Wisconsin Reformatory, Charitable and Penal Institutions in the third Wisconsin State Capitol.


Lutheran Church

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: View of the first Norwegian Church built in Gjerpen, organized October 4, 1850. Gjerpen was one of the earliest Norwegian settlements in Wisconsin

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Office of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company at 212 Market St. Two men and a boy stand outside the office on one side while three men sit on the oth...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: The Neils Hallanger family is posed in their yard around a table piled with books. One lady is posed with a parasol and servant women sit on a sofa in the...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Extended family of fourteen posed in their best clothes outside a home. Older woman seated in rocking chair, with men, women, girls, boy and baby.

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