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Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Three men standing on a rock formation possibly in the Baraboo Bluffs.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Swimming in the lake with the Cliff House in background. Cliff House was a resort hotel built shortly after 1872, when Devil's Lake was reached by rail. Bo...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Family seated in yard of tree-shaded two-story brick house with hipped roof. Baby in wicker carriage with fringed top.

Date: 1898-07-07 

Description: View across water of Sturgeon Bay. In the far distance are lighthouses, buildings, and barges along the shoreline.

Date: 1838 ca.

Description: Ox-drawn cart in which Mr. and Mrs. Salmon Upson traveled from Connecticut in 1838.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: View of the Sauk City bridge as seen from the Roxbury side.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Twenty-nine people (teacher with children) near board fence in front of a one room schoolhouse with outhouse.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: View from a distance of a farmer posing on a McCormick grain binder drawn by two horses in a wheat field. Two men in suits pose next to a bundle of wheat t...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of an Irish couple from Londonderry in "native" Irish costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nat...

Photograph

Patrick O'Rourke

Date: 1874 

Description: Portrait of Patrick O'Rourke (#1), which is part of a composite photograph of the Wisconsin Senate and State officers.

Manuscript

I.M. Singer's Will

Date: 1870-07-16 

Description: The front page of the last will and testament of Isaac Merritt Singer, founder of the Singer Sewing Machine Company.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Color lithograph. Across the top banner in caps is "Klaw and Erlanger's stupendous production," underneath is "Gen'l Lew Wallace's Ben Hur." This is follow...

Date: 1886-05-14 

Description: Printed announcement of the opening of the Madison Fire Department. At the top, in a circular frame, is a fire fighter driving a horse-drawn fire engine. B...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: O-che-na-shink-kaa, or Man that Stands and Strikes, a Chief of the Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) Tribe.

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Chippewa Indian Sugar Camp. Plate 61, preceding p. 199, vol. I, The Indian tribes of the United States: their history antiquities, customs, religion, ar...

Date: 1897 

Description: View over water towards William Turvill, rowing a boat loaded with farm produce in wooden crates and baskets. There is a tree-lined shoreline in the backgr...

Photograph

Boys with Bicycles

Date: 1899-08 

Description: Three men stand in a field, holding their bicycles. From left to right stand Herman Reich, August Kressin, and Eddie Wendorf.

Photograph

Erik Larsen

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Waist-up seated studio portrait of Erick Larsen [as written on Regimental and Descriptive Rolls, Volume 20 “Red Books” and in the Roster of Wisconsin Volun...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Men in wagons posed in front of a rural post office. They brandish guns, whiskey bottles and possibly a harmonica with humorous intent.

Date: 1889 

Description: Interior pages of the pamplet, with illustrations for the letter "H" and "I."

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