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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: 1872 

Description: Shows townships and sections, landownership and acreages, roads, railroads, churches, schools, and cemeteries. Includes business directories of Manitowoc...

Photograph

Thomas Family Home

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Home of the Thomas Family at Lac Vieux Desert, built in 1860 and housed the Lac Vieux Desert Trading Post. Seated on the doorstep are Mrs. Leonard Thomas,...

Date: 1835 

Description: This photocopy map shows the Fox River, lot and block numbers, private claims, streets, a public squares, a manual labour school, and Fort Howard. An inset...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Bison-Dance of the Mandan Indians in front of their medicine lodge in Mih-Tutta-Hangkush.

Date: 1870 

Description: Baraboo was first settled around 1838, and by 1870 it had become the county seat and the thriving village illustrated here. This birds eye drawing depicts...

Date: 1867 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite studio portrait of Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) man standing in front of a backdrop. He is wearing a long coat, trousers, and boots, and is holding...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: John Theodore Parman and his wife Louise stand second and third from the left behind their home's fence. Their daughters can be seen in the windows and the...

Map or Atlas

Map of Berlin, Wis.

Date: 1875 

Description: This map shows plat of the town, land ownership by name, wards, local streets, railroads, and part of Fox River. The map also includes a directory and adve...

Date: 1887 

Description: Illustration of a "McCormick Steel Mower No. 3" from an advertising folder. Printed by Gies and Company, Buffalo.

Date: 1899-12 

Description: Sanborn map of Montfort, population 800.

Date: 1898 

Description: Actor John Gilbert as a baby with his mother. She is lying on the floor on her stomach, resting on her elbows with her head up. Her knees are bent and her...

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Preliminary sketch of a battlefield with trees and human outlines.

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: A Catholic seminary since 1854, the Salesianum was built by Dr. Salzmann, a Catholic missionary from Munzbach in upper Austria. A two-hour walk from the ci...

Date: 1899 

Description: Copy of an artist's rendition of an exterior view of the Elisha D. Smith Library. Pen and ink drawing is signed: "G.J. de Gelleke, 1899." Bottom of drawing...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Stereograph of a Native American young woman, a Ute Indian, in traditional costume.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: A large group of children are seated at a long table loaded with desserts. The boys sit on the left and girls on the right. Many are clutching what appear...

Date: 1856 

Description: "At the Grand Kakalin where the river runs almost directly eastward, Brookes and Stevenson paused to paint two scenes. One was a broad landscape showing th...

Date: 1857 

Description: Engraved document certifying that D. Henry Rockwell of Oconomowoc is entitled to one share of the La Crosse and Milwaukee Rail Road Company worth one hundr...

Date: 1865 

Description: This map of Maryland and Virginia shows railroads, rivers, cities and towns, and the positions of Confederate troops and defenses in Virginia in 1861.

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