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Photograph

Pinckney Street

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Pinckney Street, looking north.

Date: 1879-06 

Description: Tracing of a petroglyph depicting an animal that has been shot with an arrow.

Photograph

Megget Home

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: View of Tenement Block and Megget Home (built before 1870), River Street. The buildings where the A&P Market stands.

Photograph

John H. Rountree

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Major John H. Rountree. He was born in March of 1805 in Kentucky, near the Mammoth Cave, and came to Wisconsin on May 27, 1...

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: 1879-12-20 

Description: A program for a Christmas event at Toechter Institut.

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Looking northwest from the Methodist Episcopal Church, Main Street, with trolley track running down the center of the street.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: View from distance of residence used as headquarters when S.G. Swain was in charge of fortifications at Fort McPherson.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Herman Amberg Preus, his wife Caroline Keyser Preus and their visitors are seated in a large semicircle with baby in carriage in center; frame house with c...

Date: 1889 after

Description: The grave marker of Tom Quick, Jr., who reputedly killed many Native Americans after he allegedly witnessed his father killed by a group of Native American...

Historical Object

Girl's Homespun Cotton Dress

Date: 1862 

Description: View of a long-sleeve, brown and white checked dress worn by Cora Cundiff.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Washburn Observatory on the University on Wisconsin-Madison campus, with pedestrians on the surrounding grounds.

Date: 1894-05-06 

Description: View on the Monongahela River of a ferry with passengers and horse-drawn carriages. There is a bridge in the background.

Date: 1858 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Laurits Esmark (1806-1884), Norwegian Zoologist. Esmark served as a professor of Zoology at Christiania University in...

Date: 1864 

Description: Confederate defenses surrounding the city. A tripod style configuration of rifles with a bag and canteen hanging from it is in the foreground. Plate 43

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Stereoview from Spaight Street neighborhood looking toward Capitol and Bascom Hall.

Photograph

McLean Twins

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Two girls, identified as the McLean Twins, holding hands.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Map reads, "The P.P. Mast & Co's New Map of Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Northern Iowa". There are various advertisements for P.P. Mast & Co's broad-cast seed...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of two men and three women posed sitting, in front of three men and six women posed standing in front of a painted backdrop in a photograph...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Full-length portrait of twins Emma (1893-1974) and Marge (1893-1973) Willms of Milwaukee, Wisconsin standing in front of a painted backdrop. They are weari...

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