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Postcard

Pabst Residence

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Home with large yard with many trees and a fountain on the right. A smokestack is in the distant background. On the sidewalk are pedestrians, and on the r...

Photograph

Toddler in Cloak

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Margery Bish, the toddler daughter of the photographer, stands on a dirt road wearing a hooded cloak.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: The Union Congregational Church, built in 1862.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: A family is posed in a yard around a table, with a boy holding his hat. Behind them is a substantial two-story bracket style frame house with a widow's wal...

Photograph

N. Lunde Farm

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Barnyard at the N. Lunde farm. Cattle and men stand in an enclosed yard in front of a barn with a cupola.

Date: 1899-07-23 

Description: Syl sleeping on a high-backed, upholstered, carved wood settee. Framed pictures are on the wall above him.

Date: 1896 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Washburn, with twenty vignettes around side, water in foreground with docks and lumber corral. Thirty-three locations identified in key...

Date: 1862-06 

Description: First train crossing the Obion River, Tennessee, on the Ohio and Mobile Railroad on a bridge built by the 12th Wisconsin Volunteers. Watercolor by John Ga...

Date: 1897 

Description: Official copy of Cyrus McCormick's 1834 reaper patent. This copy was made by the Patent Office at the request of the McCormick family.

Date: 1854 

Description: Brightly-colored map exhaustively marks the townships, County Towns and villages of Wisconsin. It also shows rivers, canals, railroads, and plank roads. Ea...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: View of a two-story brick house set close to the street, possibly located in Decorah, Iowa. People stand in front of the house and behind a picket fence.

Date: 1899 

Description: View along shoreline of University of Wisconsin-Madison buildings across Lake Mendota from Carroll Street. The Armory (Red Gym or Old Red), a boathouse, an...

Photograph

Plankinton House

Date: 1880 before

Description: Stereograph. The Plankinton House is in the near foreground across the street. A sign for Little Dry Goods, 105, is on the left, above a horse-drawn cart.

Date: 1889 

Description: This map shows a plat of city, city limits, numbered blocks, numbered lots, wards, local streets, roads, railroads, street railways, fire limits, hydrants,...

Date: 1842 

Description: A Menominee village as depicted by Francois, Comte de Castelnau, a French naturalist and diplomat who visited Green Bay area about 1838. The detailed, hand...

Date: 1883 

Description: Tonyawatha Spring Hotel from a descriptive brochure. The hotel opened in 1879 and was destroyed by fire on July 31, 1895.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: A picket fence is visible in the right corner of the foreground. Behind it is a family gathered formally around a table in the yard of a frame house with a...

Date: 1883 

Description: Birdseye view map. The title of the map reads: ""MERRILLAN JACKSON COUNTY, WISCONSIN. LOOKING FROM POSITION NORTH EAST ON THE TOWN." At the bottom are poin...

Painting

Ramsay Crooks

Date: 1857 

Description: Portrait of Ramsay Crooks.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Sarah Fairchild Dean Conover, sister of Civil War hero and governor Lucius Fairchild, reclines on a sofa in her home at 424 North Pinckney Street.

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