Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Indian Utensils and Arms. An engraving illustrating 18 various objects used in ceremonial and daily life of American Indians.


Hay Barn

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Three men posing with an open-air hay barn. Two men stand in front of the barn near two horses, while one man stands on the roof of the barn.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: A yellow mount stereograph of the railroad tracks skirting the edge of Devil's Lake, with several boats tied up alongside. From the stereograph series "The...

Date: 1844 ca.

Description: North American Indians on horseback during a buffalo hunt. "In [this plate], I have represented a party of Indians in chase of a herd, some of whom are pur...

Date: 1842 ca.

Description: This map shows portions of northern Illinois and Wisconsin surveyed by the map's creation. It shows county lines and university land, and depicts lead and...

Date: 1864 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Josiah Hoopes (b. 1832, death date unknown), American botanist. In 1853, he established a tree nursery in West Chester, which i...



Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Group portrait of postmen from the Milwaukee Area.

Date: 1896 

Description: This 1896 map shows the township and range system, sections, cities and villages, railroads, vacant land and land sold by the Wisconsin Central Railroad, s...

Date: 1887 

Description: Stereograph. From the northeast (contrary to photographer's description.) A large tree stands in the center of the image along the drive, with the home be...

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Frank Winneshiek (WaConChaHoNoKah), left, and Henry Winneshiek (WaConChaRooNayKah). Both wear traditional beaded shirts, garters, and Ho-Chunk-style moccas...

Date: 1896-10-22 

Description: "Sound Money!". A broadside advertising a talk by D.F. Tyrrel of Marinette, Wisconsin, in behalf of the Republican Presidential candidacy of William McKinl...

Date: 1857 

Description: Caption reads: "THE LOTS embraced in the proposed Addition, are situated in the Fourth Ward of the City of Milwaukee, about twenty minutes walk from Spring...

Date: 1898-07-04 ca.

Description: A man sits and a woman rests against a tree near a rustic bridge. Several bicycles are parked nearby as well.


Sinclair Residence

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Calvin Sinclair residence.

Date: 1871 

Description: Ruins of building showing smoke stack still standing after Peshtigo fire.

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: A pond at the Wisconsin State Fish Hatchery (aka Nevin Fish Hatchery, 3911 Fish Hatchery Rd.) with a sign reading "Brook Trout 3 and 4 years old." Funds fo...

Date: 1895 

Description: Catalog featuring calendar pages. October features a man using a hoe in a field. November features a drawing of the Buckeye Twine Mills.

Date: 1891 

Description: Back cover illustration of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Shows children and adults, some of them circus performers, inside a large tent...


Abraham Lincoln

Date: 1860-06-03 

Description: Quarter-length profile portrait of Abraham Lincoln.

Date: 1855 

Description: This map shows streets and lots. The right side of the map includes notes on widths of streets and certifications. The top right reads: "Parish's Additio...

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