John B. Du Bay

Date: 1856 

Description: Waist-up oval portrait of John B. Du Bay. He was born in Green Bay in 1810, and resided in Portage City. In the 1830's, he established a trading post nor...

Date: 1860 after

Description: The letters to the words "DEATH TO TRAITORS" are made up of soldiers, Confederate flags, gallows, a hanged man and guns. A military camp is visible in the...

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: Front page of 4-page advertisement with an illustration featuring a man using a team of horses to pull a grain drill in a field.

Date: 1882 

Description: Card menu for the Wisconsin Authors' Club Banquet at Klosterheim. On the top left is a framed landscape of trees overlooking a body of water.

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: This map shows counties, lakes, railroads, and rivers. Lake Michigan, Lake Superior, and the Apostle Islands are labeled. A table of railroad lines with mi...

Date: 1885 after

Description: Stereograph view of Memorial Hall at Beloit College.


Farmhouse on Stilts

Date: 1894-06-07 

Description: Exterior view of an Illinois farmhouse on stilts above the Saline River. A woman poses on the porch. Wood beams are shoring up the sides of the house, and...

Book or Pamphlet

Indian Manufactures

Date: 1821 

Description: An illustration of items manufactured by Indians, including a canoe, two paddles, moccasins, rolled mat, pipe bowl, and a beaded bag.


Description: Painting of Paul Seifert farm showing rock formations in background and farm buildings nearby.


Fort Winnebago

Date: 1898 

Description: The commissary warehouse at Fort Winnebago.

Date: 1898-08 

Description: A Moqui [Hopi] Indian group of adults and children.

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Methodist Church.

Date: 1896 

Description: A group photograph including Violet Lee Dousman (back row, 4th from left) and her fellow travelers on a trip to Egypt.

Date: 1876-06 

Description: Studio portrait of Ernest Albert Garlington in uniform. He was a medal of honor winner.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: This manuscript map of Township 16 North, Range 6 West, 4th Principal Meridian, encompasses the Town of Barre and the southern portion of the Town of Hamil...

Date: 1868-12-16 before

Description: Exterior and interior menu listing for an Army Reunion Banquet held at the Chamber of Commerce in Chicago. On the cover is a gold shield with a silver star...

Book or Pamphlet

Battle of Hoke’s Run

Date: 1861-07-27 ca.

Description: The caption with the image states, "Battle of Hoke's Run-Col. Starkweather with his Wisconsin Regiment deploying as skirmishers." The Battle of Hoke's Run...

Map or Atlas

Map of Mineral Point

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: A hand-drawn plat map of Mineral Point, Wisconsin showing street layout and location of buildings.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A man carries a canoe on his shoulders while portaging through a thickly-wooded area.


Men with Oxen

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Sod-breaking plow with five yoke of oxen.

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