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Photograph

Rumsey's Landing

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Rumsey's Landing on the Chippewa River about two miles below Caryville.

Date: 1850 

Description: This 1850 survey by William H. Canfield shows the mounds near Wiegands Bay on the Wisconsin River in the Town of Merrimac, Sauk County, Wisconsin.

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: A view up a garden path leads past family members to a bracket-style frame house with outbuildings.

Photograph

Young Girl Reading

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A young girl, Dorothy Hubbard, sits on a hardwood floor surrounded by pillows and reads a book. Next to the girl a large house plant grows in a pot, and a...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Two children are stand in front of Governor Doty's house, the first brick house built in Wisconsin.

Date: 1851 

Description: Map of a portion of Merton including the Bark River, a mill, Fort Hill, and Indian mounds.

Map or Atlas

Wisconsin

Date: 1853 ca.

Description: This facsimile map shows counties, towns, and waterways in the state of Wisconsin. Portions of Iowa, Michigan, and Minnesota are seen. Lake Superior and Mi...

Date: 1863-06 

Description: Stereograph of General Lee's headquarters at Gettysburg, photographed by Mathew Brady a few days after the battle. Two women appear on the lower right.

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Bridge over the Wisconsin River.

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Full-length studio portrait of Cyrus McCormick, Jr. as a child.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Courthouse built in 1836, then torn down in 1871 to make way for a new structure. Tall central building with two wings coming off the sides. Path in fron...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Winter scene of the third Wisconsin State Capitol looking west from King Street. By the turn of the century, the trees in the Capitol had grown tall and on...

Map or Atlas

Map of Menomonie

Date: 1875 

Description: This plat map shows local streets, buildings, numbered blocks and lots, part of the Red Cedar River, and land ownership by name. Also included is a busine...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Slightly elevated exterior view of T.G. Mandt Wagons & Carriages. Several of the men are standing near or leaning on one of the many carriages displayed ar...

Photograph

Grignon House

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The Grignon house was built (at the later address of 1313 Augustine Street) in 1836 by Charles Grignon. Charles Grignon was the son of Augustin Grignon, on...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Interior portrait of an elderly man holding a book posed sitting in a wicker rocking chair. In the background it appears that a woman is sitting in another...

Date: 1861-07-14 

Description: Studio portrait of Halbert Eleazer Paine.

Date: 1896 

Description: Seven passenger pigeons (possibly other types of pigeon as well?), a species of pigeon now extinct. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in t...

Date: 1836 

Description: An ink on paper, hand-drawn map of the survey of the (Township No. 8, Range No. 16 East of the 4 Meridian) Town of Ixonia, Jefferson County, Wisconsin incl...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Scenic view of a dirt road bounded on either side by split-rail fences.

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