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Description: Pencil drawing of Milwaukee Harbor with large sailboats on the water. In the minimalist depiction the sandy shoreline with short plant growth sweeps aroun...
Description: A map of Iowa County, Wisconsin mounted on cloth that shows the villages of Avoca, Mifflin, Linden, Arena, Helena Station, Highland, Dodgeville, as well as...
Date: 1863 ca.
Description: A gauge part of a barometer.
Date: 1899 ca.
Description: McCormick Harvesting Machine Company branch house building.
Description: Interior view of a traveling library depository.
Description: Lillian Sholes, demonstrating a prototype typewriter invented by her father, Christopher Latham Sholes.
Description: Elevated view of the Chattanooga Valley, with a river in the far background. A cliff face and trees are in the foreground. Plate 14
Description: Close-up view of a mechanical rotating Christmas tree stand which has been elevated and incorporated into a winter scene. The key to wind the mechanism is...
Description: Stereograph of woman, man and child outdoors on a farm with snow on the ground. The woman is wearing bloomers and is holding a bucket in the process of doi...
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: Office of the State Board of Control of Wisconsin Reformatory, Charitable and Penal Institutions, in the third Wisconsin State Capitol, showing details of...
Date: 1835 ca.
Description: Mo-wan-za, or the Little Wolf, a Chief of the Miami Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, taken at the Treaty of Massinnewa (1827)...
Date: 1872 ca.
Description: People stand in front of a house with a false storefront. A man stands on the porch by a hand-pump, and there is a woodpile in the yard.
Description: Handwritten first page of Increase Lapham's unpublished gazetteer of Wisconsin.
Description: Front page of The Wisconsin Chief.
Date: 1845 ca.
Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype. Waist-up portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Captain James Ward. Ward was from Mason County, Kentucky, and a compatriot o...
Description: Sixth plate ambrotype of Franklin Hoyt (1846-?). Waist-up portrait facing front, with left hand on his lapel. He is wearing a suit, small bow tie, and cap...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Studio portrait of two Ho-Chunk women. On the left, a woman is posed sitting and wearing traditional clothing with several necklaces, earrings, and rings....
Description: Constructed for the Topographical Bureau [Wash.], 1835. Scale: 16 miles to 1 inch. Map of a portion of the Indian country lying east and west of the Missis...
Date: 1858 ca.
Description: A formal photographic portrait of the Potowatomi chief Shaubena (or Shabbona), who died in 1859. Shaubena was photographed shortly before his death, but th...
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Stereograph of raftsmen shipping an oar.
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