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Date: 1849-06-21 

Description: Chimney Rock in Nebraska; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail). Wi...

Date: 1896-06-26 ca.

Description: View of Lake Monona from Observatory Hill, on the University of Wisconsin campus. In addition to the lake, numerous houses are visible.

Date: 1866 ca.

Description: Reproduction of a carte-de-visite portrait of Johnathan Lang Cassells (1808-1866), Scottish-born chemist. Worked as a physician and a Professor of chemistr...

Date: 1898 

Description: View over fence of two men sitting in their horse-drawn wagon that appears to be stuck in the mud on a rutted dirt road. A buggy has just passed them in th...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Dining room decorated with streamers for a wedding reception. The table is set formally with candles and there is a wedding cake as a centerpiece.

Date: 1860-05-04 ca.

Description: From Holzlhuber's journal: "I spent the last night from May 3rd to 4th, 1860, upon the ocean steamer 'Milwaukee'. I had taken up my quarters in K cabin. I...

Date: 1887 

Description: Sanborn-Perris fire insurance maps for city of Menasha.

Photograph

William H. McIntosh

Date: 1863-08-07 

Description: Carte-de-visite of William H. McIntosh, Company F, 22nd Wisconsin Infantry, at the age of 26.

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Family in line, seated in yard, with two-story frame house that has an addition and small second story windows in background. There is a huge woodpile behi...

Date: 1895-07-30 

Description: Two men stand in the potato fields of J.C. Lewis. The man on the right is pointing with his right arm. There is a hard maple grove in the background.

Date: 1873 

Description: Head and shoulders oval portrait of Senator Patrick O'Rourke.

Date: 1871 

Description: August Krueger posing for his wedding photograph at age 26.

Book or Pamphlet

Anti-Slavery Sermon Imprint

Date: 1861 

Description: Printed copy of a sermon, "The Duty of the Northern States in Relation to the Future of Slavery," delivered by Rev. William Henry Brisbane, minister of the...

Date: 1859-10-15 

Description: Front page of the Certificate of Incorporation for the Summit Bank in Oconomowoc.

Date: 1885 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Medford, before the great fire of May 28, 1885.

Date: 1899 

Description: Color lithograph color illustration from the back of an advertising catalog printed for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company showing an arch commemorat...

Poster

Camp Asylum

Date: 1865 

Description: Detail (central image) of "The Southern Prisons of U.S. Officers" showing Camp Asylum in South Carolina.

Date: 1896 

Description: Catalog cover of Adriance, Platt & Co. features an illustration of a farmer standing in a field holding a scythe and wiping his brow. In the background men...

Date: 1860 after

Description: An eagle flies above a shield decorated with the stars and stripes. The eagle grasps a banner in its beak that reads, "LOVE ONE ANOTHER". Red stars with th...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: A depiction of Jerusalem on the day of Jesus' crucifixion. In the background, there is Herodian architecture and the Hezekiah's Pool.

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