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Date: 1899-02 

Description: Portrait (Front) of Gemiwunac or Gaymewahnash (Bird That Flies Through the Rain) in with Headdress and Holding Pipe-tomahawk. Part of Algonquian and Chippe...

Date: 1870 

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Horatio Gates Howard Reed, member of the 1870 Wisconsin Assembly.

Photograph

Jessie Jack Hooper

Date: 1890 

Description: Cabinet card of an informal full-length portrait. (Mrs. Ben) Jessie Jack Hooper relaxes in a chair. The portrait may have been taken at the Sawyer House in...

Photograph

Weighing Pig Lead

Date: 1866-05 

Description: Engraved view of two men in a train locomotive observing the weighing of pig lead. Several bars of lead are stacked near the scale.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Family in front of large brick rural house that has shutters, elongated basement windows and large bay window. A man sits with a hand scythe at the right.

Date: 1849-05 ca.

Description: A farm in Missouri with one wagon visible. Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the...

Photograph

Mears House

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Mears residence, located at 71 North Park Avenue. The woodshed of this home was Helem Mear's first studio. Mary Mears wrote her first novel "Emma Lou--Her...

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Two women and a child pose on the porch of a Greek revival frame house. The porch appears to have been added later in a Victorian style including elaborate...

Photograph

View over Fox River

Date: 1889 

Description: View of Green Bay from the Fort Howard side of the Fox River.

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Caa-taa-ke Mung-ga, or the Speckle'd Loon, Chief of the Miami Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, drawn at the Treaty of Prarie...

Date: 1830 ca.

Description: Portrait of Dr. William Beaumont who conducted some of his famous experiments on human digestion while posted at Fort Crawford in Prairie du Chien in 1830....

Date: 1873 

Description: In the foreground, a family works in a garden with cabbages, corn and other crops. Behind them is a one-story frame house and a hops drying shed.

Date: 1887 

Description: This map shows landownership, lot and block numbers, wards, cemeteries, and the high school. The map has been removed from Page’s Atlas of Jefferson County...

Photograph

Thompson House

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: The William Thompson family on the porch roof of their substantial brick bracket style house with shutters and with latticework at its foundation. A girl o...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: In this photograph, copied by Van Schaick from another photographer, Wild West show promoter Tom Roddy stands on the far right with his cast of performers...

Date: 1880-11-20 

Description: The United States presidential election of 1880 was largely seen as a referendum on the Republicans' relaxation of Reconstruction efforts in the southern s...

Map or Atlas

Wisconsin City Map

Date: 1836 

Description: The map of Wisconsin City on the Wisconsin River.

Date: 1880 after

Description: A view of the Weyauwega Train Depot building, platform, and railroad tracks. Signs on the building read, "Agency Western Express Co." and "Western Express...

Date: 1899-12-18 before

Description: Front cover, menu, and program pages of the second dinner of the Six O'Clock Club, with a studio portrait of three men, one seated and two standing. The ma...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: An A.L. Dahl photograph, one of "Two different views of the Falls from Canada side," from the series "Niagara Falls and Suspension Bridge" as mentioned in...

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