.

Date: 1862-06-06 

Description: "Colonel Ellet's Rams approaching the city of Memphis, Tennessee, to demand its surrender." Sketch of a cityscape in the background, the river with numero...

Print

Cha-co-to

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Cha-co-to, a Pottawatomie (Potawatomi) Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, drawn at the Treaty of Massinnewa, Indiana (1827).

Date: 1862-08-20 

Description: Confederate wildcat money used during the Civil War.

Date: 1881 before

Description: Stereograph. Elevated view of rooftops on the west side, with St. Mary's Convent in the background.

Photograph

Camp Home

Date: 1890 

Description: Camp home, residence of Dan L. Camp, writer and historian.

Date: 1896 

Description: Several passenger pigeons, a species of pigeon now extinct, on a perch. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in the aviary of Professor C.O....

Date: 1894 

Description: Back cover of an advertising brochure for Buckeye harvesting machines manufactured by Aultman, Miller & Company. Features an illustration of three boys by...

Date: 1882 

Description: Fifth Avenue in Antigo, looking west.

Map or Atlas

Waupun Wisconsin

Date: 1898 

Description: This is a map of Waupun in 1898 that shows labeled streets, railroads, and the location of the state prison. There are annotations on the map in what appea...

Magazine or Periodical

Douglas & Sherwood's Expansion Skirt

Date: 1858-05 

Description: An illustration in "Godey's Lady's Book" of a steel expansion skirt.

Date: 1899-08-22 

Description: Man operating a horse-drawn McCormick grain binder in a field. Original caption reads "Kinsella Grain Co., Colon, Nebraska. Aug 22/99. Gentlemen — In reply...

Date: 1820 ca.

Description: Map of the Northwestern Territories of the United State showing the track pursued by the Expedition in 1820.

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Mixed group, mostly children, having a picnic in the woods, perhaps connected with the dedication of the East Blue Mounds Lutheran Church.

Date: 1899 

Description: William Krueger sits between the twins, Edgar and Jennie Krueger. There is a fur rug on the floor.

Date: 1899 

Description: Profile of Reuben Gold Thwaites taken in his home. This portrait was used as the basis for a painting by John Johansen of Reuben Gold Thwaites that resides...

Date: 1877 

Description: A map of Monroe County, Wisconsin that shows the townships and landownership and acreage wagon roads, railroads, streams, schools, and houses. Also includ...

Photograph

Barn Raising

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Seated group of women participating in a barn raising.

Book or Pamphlet

D.M. Osborne Catalog Cover

Date: 1899 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the D.M. Osborne Company, manufacturers of agricultural machinery. Features an illustration of a farmer in a barnyard w...

Photograph

Woman in a Window

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View from outdoors of a woman, Mrs. Zimmerman, standing indoors at an open window tending to plants that grow in a window box.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Halle Steensland and his wife Sophia pose with their five children at the family home, later located at 733 Lakewood Boulevard, Village of Maple Bluff. (Th...

Have Questions?

If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.

Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:

.
.