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Description: This 1898 map of Sawyer County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range system, sections, roads, farm houses, camps, school houses, dams, bridges, Indian r...
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the Northern Hospital for the Insane.
Description: Engraved illustration of "Walnut Grove," the "homestead of the McCormick family" in Rockbridge County, Virginia. Cyrus Hall McCormick developed the first s...
Description: Lithographed Civil War roster of the 31st Regiment, including insets of the Battle of Somerset or Millspring, Kentucky, and Pea Ridge, Arkansas.
Date: 1889 ca.
Description: Stereograph from the Panorama of the Battle of Missionary Ridge, Union Troops Ascending the Ridge, painted in 1885. It was painted by Eugen Bracht's Berlin...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Portrait of Lucius Fairchild.
Date: 1887 before
Description: Northwest corner of Grand Avenue and 4th Street. Built in 1854 at a cost of $18,000. The storefronts were added in 1868; the building razed in 1886.
Date: 1873 ca.
Description: Elevated view of wedding party outdoors on the lawn at the Norway Grove Lutheran Church. Horses and carriages are in the background.
Description: Front cover of an advertising brochure for the Marsh-Whitney Platform Binder, manufactured by the Marsh Binder Manufacturing Company. Includes the text: "t...
Description: Stereograph of three U.S. Army soldiers in front of tents in camp under a framework of branches.
Date: 1874 ca.
Description: The Reverend Jakob Aall Ottesen (1825-1904), his wife Cathinka Doderlein Ottesen and family posed in front of their home. A man on the roof holds out a Nor...
Date: 1885 after
Description: Two young girls in white dresses trimmed with lace posing for a studio portrait on a bench covered with a kilim rug.
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Sheldon Walling. He was born on December 15, 1795, in Old Canaan, Litchfield County, Connecticut. He moved to Wisconsin on...
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: Studio portrait of Mary Caroline McCormick Shields wearing a lace cap.
Date: 1891 ca.
Description: View of the interior of the Presbyterian church. There is an organ, piano and numerous pews visible.
Description: Profile view of a passenger pigeon, a species of pigeon now extinct, with its shadow projected on the wall of the cage behind. Part of a group of pigeons t...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Christmas postcard of four men and one woman in a rowboat on the Mississippi River. In the background is the town of Alma at the foot of bluffs. The woman...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Bird's-eye view of Sheboygan on an advertisement for Kempf's Magical Salve, distributed by E.J. Kempf, "Legitimate Bill Poster and Distributor."
Description: Stereograph of three-story brick building on a dirt road.
Description: View of the third Wisconsin State Capitol showing the ruins of the South Wing addition after it collapsed during construction.
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