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Description: "Ferry 'New Era' being transformed into a gunboat at St. Louis." Drawing includes workers building with lumber.
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: Originally printed in the Centennial Records of the Women of Wisconsin on page 37. It illustrates the large houses and the surrounding bustling road. The h...
Description: Black and white cartoon depicting two men in an apiary. One man is standing over a beehive with ridiculous electrical equipment strapped to his chest and h...
Description: Drawing of the exterior of the Shopiere Flouring Mill. Several men, some in a horse-drawn wagon are in front of the building.
Description: Original plan of Camp Randall, to accompany a report by N.B. Van Slyke, Captain and Assistant Quartermaster.
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Illustration of Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) men. One of them may be Yellow Thunder.
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: Hand-colored drawing for an oval brooch featuring three round, dark grey cabochons, in an intricate setting featuring multiple black and coral colored ston...
Description: The Lake Geneva Seminary, founded June 10, 1869 and was chartered by an act of legislature on March 1871.
Date: 1937 ca.
Description: Architectural sketches and floor plans for the Herbert A. Jacobs residence, known as Jacobs I, at 441 Toepfer Avenue. This was the first of 25 Usonian hou...
Description: Design for the Wisconsin Centennial 3 cent stamp featuring a logging and industry theme. There is a large lumberjack (Paul Bunyon?) with an axe coming over...
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: First floor plan of the Chicago residence of Cyrus Hall McCormick and his family. The drawing was produced by the architectural firm of Cudell and Blumenth...
Description: Illustration of an immaculate farmstead captioned as "Woodland home as occupied by Farmer Thrifty".
Description: Contemporary drawing of the interior of a prison barracks. Quarters of I.D. Cruttenden, Captain and Assistant Quarter Master of the "W.I.V." (Likely signif...
Date: 1855 ca.
Description: Fox-Wisconsin portage and canal map, when the canal was not yet built. From a map in the office of the city clerk at Portage. "The old trail, the location...
Description: View on North Water Street, showing the building in which the Bank of Sparta was founded.
Description: Preliminary sketch for "Fort Pillow upon the Eve of the Evacuation by the Rebels".
Description: Drawing of the Solomon Juneau house on East Michigan. There are tethered bears on either side of the front door. Two people lean on the fence, watching the...
Date: date unknown
Description: Illustration of three Potawatomi Indians cooking.
Description: An ad featuring Wauwatosa, showing the First Baptist Church built in 1854 and the First Congregational Church built in 1853.
Description: Drawing of the general design by the Architectural Commission for the future development of the short course agricultural students dormitory.
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