Date: 1873 ca.

Description: In the foreground is a fence, behind it a family posed in a yard. A child and dog are on the porch roof of the frame house behind the family.

Date: 1899 

Description: This 1899 map shows the contour depths of Big Cedar Lake in Washington County, Wisconsin, and includes four cross sections of the lake. Roads, railroads, s...

Date: 1884-10 

Description: Sanborn insurance map of Black River Falls covering the area bordered by the Black River on the East, 3rd Street on the West, Johnson Street on the North,...

Date: 1891-03-05 before

Description: Front cover and inside of menu for a dinner honoring U.S. Senator John C. Spooner when he was Chairman of the Committee on Claims, with an oval photograph...

Date: 1862 

Description: The first in a series of three maps of the Virginia Peninsua. This map details the area from Williamsburg south to Fortress Monroe at Hampton Roads and sho...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Second Sacred Heart Polish Catholic Church.

Date: 1885-12-02 before

Description: Fringed red silk cover and gold silk ribbon backing for a "Complimentary Banquet to Hon. Wm. F. Cody, (Buffalo Bill) by his life-long pard, D. Frank Powell...

Date: 1894 

Description: Front cover featuring a color illustration of a man forging a chain on an anvil. He is wearing a winged helmet with the word "Progress" on the front. The c...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: First Episcopal Church of the Intercession, erected in 1853.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Group of people posing outside of Soldiers' Orphans Home, located on Spaight Street between Paterson and Brearly Streets. The building was originally const...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: View of the East Koshkonong Church, a stone church built in 1858 and rebuilt in 1893. One grave marking and a stone fence are in the foreground.

Date: 1895 

Description: Drawing of the steamboat Western World. Several people stand on the deck. An American flag and flags reading Detroit, Michigan Central, Buffalo, N.Y...

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: A group portrait including Dr. Edward A. Bass, seated on the far right, next to his parents, Isaac W. and Lorinda Hill Bass. Dr. Bass's brother Frank Bas...


Van Niel Shrine

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A shrine put up by J.H. Van Niel, who came over with Fr. Van den Broek. Destroyed about 1895.

Date: 1898-05-31 

Description: Cyanotype elevated view across Langdon Street from the Red Gym of the Wisconsin Historical Society Headquarters under construction.

Date: 1892 

Description: Illustration to the story The Yellow Wallpaper, depicting a woman seated in a rocking chair next to a window writing. The caption reads, "I am sitti...


Walter B. Gage

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Walter B. Gage. He was born on September 24, 1815, in Otsego County, New York. Gage came to Michigan in 1824, and to Wisc...


Nina Dousman

Date: 1893 

Description: Nina Dousman, age 13, relaxes in a chair for a full-length, cabinet card sized, studio portrait. She has her fingers interlaced and is wearing a light colo...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A hose wagon of the Madison fire department races around the corner of North Pinckney and East Main streets. A dog is chasing the wagon.

Date: 1849 ca.

Description: Map reads, "Map of the Western States". Published by Ensign & Thayer. There is a decorative vine border, and in each corner there is an engraving of four c...

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