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Date: 1860 

Description: Large knife presented to John F. Potter by the Republicans of Missouri, 1860.

Date: 1865 

Description: A woodprint of women with frightened child entitled "The First Dip Into Salt Water."

Photograph

Luther R. Hare

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Three-quarter length studio portrait of L.R. Hare in full dress uniform in front of a painted backdrop. He was a First Lieutenant in the U.S. 7th Calvary....

Date: 1860 after

Description: A rare "risque" (for the time) design. A row of soldiers look away from their officer at a young lady as she lifts her skirts to step over a puddle, exposi...

Map or Atlas

Map of Wisconsin

Date: 1868 

Description: This map of the entire state shows county boundaries outlined in red, cities of over 3000 inhabitants and county seats. It also marks rivers, lakes, railro...

Date: 1868 

Description: This map shows land ownership by name, lots, roads, railroads, and part of the Fox River. The map includes an explanation and table of witnesses to the cor...

Photograph

William Pitt Lynde

Date: 1866 

Description: Portrait of William Pitt Lynde at the Wisconsin Assembly in 1866. Ten years later he introduced legislation for women's suffrage to U.S. Congress. In the...

Date: 1864 

Description: Union soldiers stand by their tents in front of a trestle bridge on the railroad line that spans a valley. A mountain is in the background. Plate 06

Photograph

Racine College

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Stereographic view of Taylor Hall on the Racine College campus with multiple individuals standing on its front lawn.

Date: 1861 

Description: Composite of photographic portraits of the members of the Wisconsin State Assembly.

Photograph

George H. Preble

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Captain George Henry Preble. Starting in 1861 Preble commanded the gunboat Katahdin, serving with Rear Admiral...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Seven people are grouped around an impressive two-story home with a fan window at the attic gable and a porch with carpenters lace and latticework. A horse...

Date: 1864-04-20 

Description: Company D, Twenty-first Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. Top row (left to right): John Buboltz, Spencer Orlup, J. Henry Otto, Lyman C. Wait, Andrew Jackson, W...

Photograph

Ripon College

Date: 1863 after

Description: A three-story building with a cupola stands at the bottom of a hill on the Ripon College campus, surrounded by trees.

Date: 1861 

Description: Lithograph illustration of downtown Chicago near the Rush Street bridge (a "swing bridge"). The McCormick Reaper Works and other factory buildings are on t...

Photograph

Ezra Carr

Date: 1860 before

Description: Ezra S. Carr (1819-1894), one of the first members of the University of Wisconsin faculty as well as a member of the board of regents.

Date: 1869 

Description: Features an illustration of a buck in the foreground, and in the background a landscape, which includes on the right a man driving a horse-drawn agricultur...

Date: 1863 

Description: This map is a hand-colored, pen and ink, drawing by Ole R. Dahl of Co. B, 15 Wisconsin Infantry shows the battlefield at Stones River, depicting roads, str...

Photograph

Sawyer House

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A view of Senator Philetus Sawyer's residence. Sawyer was elected to the U.S. Senate in 1881.

Date: 1869 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for Champion reaping and mowing machines manufactured by the Champion Machine Company. The cover features a color illustra...

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