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Date: 1896-09-20 

Description: Group of men, and a young boy, standing in the small front yard of a house at a bicycling outing. A woman stands in an open doorway at the top of the steps...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: A family portrait of the Peter Schuster Family in front of a painted backdrop.


"McCormick Day"

Date: 1899-06-03 

Description: Crowd gathered on the main street to witness the delivery of McCormick binders, mowers and other machines to customers. McCormick Harvesting Machine Compan...

Date: 1888 

Description: Card menu for a dinner for Judge Charles E. Dyer, given by his "legal friends in Milwaukee, at the Milwaukee Club." At the top is a stalk of wheat interlac...

Date: 1836 ca.

Description: This negative photostat map shows the "oak tree, place of beginning" on the division line between Stockbridge and Brothertown Indians, and Governor Porter'...

Date: 1874 after

Description: Stereoview of Broadway in Milwaukee. Home has many peaks on the roof, and the drive to the entrance is on the right.

Date: 1867 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of B.K. Emerson (1837-1928), professor of Minerology and Geology at Amherst College. Handwritten inscription at the bottom reads,...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Group portrait of Anita McCormick Blaine (sitting center), and four female friends: unknown (standing left), Susie Day (standing right), Katharine Isham (s...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Waist-up portrait of Carrie Chapman Catt, one of the best known leaders of the women's suffrage movement who had strong ties to the North Country and who o...

Date: 1887 

Description: Engraving of Pittsburg Landing taken from a photograph a few days after the Battle of Shiloh (Tennessee), which occurred on April 6-7, 1862. The image sho...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Cabinet card of a full-length studio portrait of Mrs. Alexander Mitchell standing in front of a painted backdrop. She is wearing a floor-length dark colore...


Augustin Grignon

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Daguerreotype studio portrait of Augustin Grignon. He is seated, holding a tomahawk. The tomahawk, which could also be used as a pipe, was made from a gun...


Rustic Bridge

Date: 1893 

Description: A rustic bridge on Lake Mendota Drive.


Jessie Jack Hooper

Date: 1890 

Description: Cabinet card of an informal full-length portrait. (Mrs. Ben) Jessie Jack Hooper relaxes in a chair. The portrait may have been taken at the Sawyer House in...


Dr. Bass in Parlor

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Self-portrait of Dr. Edward Bass reading in his parlor. Several prints of his own photographs decorate the room. There is a parlor organ on the right.

Book or Pamphlet

U.S. Capitol after the Fire

Date: 1814 

Description: Exterior view of the U.S. Capitol building after the fire in August. The Federal building was burned by British forces during the War of 1812. In the foreg...

Date: 1883 

Description: Menu for a reception and banquet for "Hon. Alexander Mitchell by the Citizens of Milwaukee on his return from his European Trip." At the top is a silk ribb...


Forest and Dog

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Forest Middleton, wearing a dress and a large bow in his hair, watches his dog standing on a chair. The dog is wearing a dress, sweater, and stocking cap w...

Date: 1873 

Description: This map shows lots and blocks, additions and subdivisions, and large-scale landownership. The map is oriented with north to the upper right. The map is fr...

Date: 1899 

Description: Portrait of the veterans of Company E, 12th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry at their reunion. H.H. Bennett appears standing at the far right of the second row...

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