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Date: 1895-09-06 

Description: View of a partially harvested pine forest nine miles southwest of Washburn. A pathway is being cut for a narrow gauge logging railroad.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a Ho-Chunk man posed standing and a Ho-Chunk woman posed sitting in front of a painted backdrop. They are identified as Liddy Walkingclo...

Date: 1867 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Oshkosh, "drawn from nature."

Date: 1849-05-02 

Description: The ferry landing in Weston, Missouri; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oreg...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Slightly elevated view of a Chicago & Northwestern Railway train at a depot in an unidentified town. The railroad station is behind the train. On the right...

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Seated studio portrait of Margaret (Mitchell) Johnston (1805-1861) and her husband George Johnston (1803-1893) of Aberdeenshire, Scotland. They were the pa...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: This map covers parts of Minnesota, Iowa, and South Dakota and advertised 1,000,000 acres of land available. Communities, roads, and railroad lines are lab...

Photograph

Market Square

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Polish immigrants in Market Square wearing Polish national dress. The men are wearing suits, coats, and hats. The women are wearing dresses, shawls and hat...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Studio portrait in front of a scenic backdrop of four Ho-Chunk men and four Ho-Chunk women posed sitting and standing. From left to right in the back are C...

Photograph

Yellow Thunder

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of Yellow thunder, a Winnebago Chief.

Photograph

Col. John Johnston

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of a waist-up seated portrait of Col. John Johnston. Johnston is pictured here as an elderly man; however, he is remembered in Wi...

Map or Atlas

Wisconsin

Date: 1847 

Description: In 1847, a year before Wisconsin entered statehood, most of the county shapes in southeastern and southern Wisconsin looked the same as they do today, wher...

Photograph

Family Portrait

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a couple with two children.

Date: 1864 

Description: This colored map of the southern and eastern states shows locations of battles and skirmishes from 1861 through May 1864 with red dots or red underlining o...

Date: 1895-05 

Description: Albumen print of spectators standing and seated around the public receiving tomb in Oakridge Cemetery where Abraham Lincoln's body was placed after his fun...

Date: 1889 

Description: Group potrait posed in a horse-drawn carriage outside the David Atwood House, at 204 Monona Avenue. Caption on back of photograph reads: "Group of ladies i...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Extra. The Draft!

Date: 1864-09-24 

Description: Page from the Waukesha "Daily Freeman" newspaper listing draftees from Waukesha, Brookfield, New Berlin, Menomonee, Muskego, Vernon, Genesse, Summit, Delaf...

Photograph

Log House and Cliff

Date: 1894-05-15 

Description: Exterior view of a log house at the base of a cliff. A man and a boy pose in front of the house.

Date: 1873 

Description: This hand-colored map includes business directories, a statistical table, as well as illustrations of public, residential, and commercial properties. Commu...

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Quarter-length oval-framed portrait of John Bascom at the age of 28.

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