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Photograph

Nels Dahl Family

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: The Nels Dahl family posed in front of their home on Main Street in DeForest. From left to right they are Emma, Ingeborg Ronjum Dahl, Ida, Bertha, Tina, Le...

Date: 1848 ca.

Description: Redbird, a Winnebago Indian, following his surrender after an attack on Prairie du Chien in 1827. .

Date: 1863-01-08 

Description: Letter from John L. Mitchell to his mother describing combat and conditions at Camp Bradley near Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

Date: 1883 

Description: Catalog cover for reapers and mowers. Features an illustration of a reaper at the bottom, and in the background a landscape scene with trees and a farm bui...

Date: 1888 

Description: Cyanotype image with the caption "An old historical landmark" -- 1888 -- "The last log house in Frankfort" -- Burned June 1889.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A winter scene showing the courthouse, schoolhouse, and Congregational Church, Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin.

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of the banquet hall for the 28th National Encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic. A man stands on the far right.

Photograph

Hagerstown Pike

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Hagerstown Pike. A brick wall and trees are along the road on the right.

Date: 1892 

Description: Reuben Gold Thwaites seated at his desk in his office at the Wisconsin Historical Society.

Date: 1889-04-30 before

Description: Front cover and first two pages of the souvenir menu for the centennial of George Washington's inauguration at the Hotel Marlborough. The cover features a...

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: These detailed topographical maps of the Battle of Gettysburg show drainage, vegetation, roads, railroads, fences, houses with names of residents, and a de...

Date: 1894 

Description: Front cover with color illustration reads: The Search Light of Public Experience Reveals the Champion." To the right, on a pedestal, is the figure of a man...

Date: 1894 

Description: Front cover featuring a color illustration titled: "Young Canada, 'I wonder what they are doing on the other side," and "Merry Christmas." A young boy is l...

Print

Wa-kaun

Date: 1825 

Description: Portrait of Wa-kaun (Snake) a Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) Chief painted by J.O. Lewis at the Treaty of Prairie du Chien in 1825.

Date: 1862 

Description: This map of the Battle of Shiloh shows relief by hachures, vegetation, drainage, houses, fields, fences, mills, and roads and is color coded to show the mo...

Date: 1869 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Robert von Schlagintweit (1833-1885), German orientalist, geographer and explorer. Along with his oldest brother Hermann, Rober...

Date: 1893 

Description: Everetta Bass, sitting in a child's chair, holds a goblet and spoon in the company of her dolls and other toys on the porch of the Bass house.

Photograph

Winslow House

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Isabel Winslow and friends on the steps of her parents' home, 131 Langdon Street. Judge John B. Winslow and his wife had the house built in 1894.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: A family of seven sits around a table covered with books and flowers. Behind them is a picket fence and behind that a frame house with a ladder on its roof...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: The Mineral Springs Hotel and train depot.

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