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Date: 1897-05-05 

Description: Elevated view of Wisconsin Central freight cars in a rural storage yard near Manitowoc.

Photograph

Ada Bass in Hammock

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Ada Bass reading a book while lying in a hammock.

Date: 1837 ca.

Description: This map shows the townships, counties, prairies, and swamps in the Wisconsin Territory at the time. It includes the land south of the Wisconsin and Fox Ri...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A farmer sits on a horse-drawn mower in a field of grain, while a boy looks on from the side. Both the man and boy are wearing hats and suspenders; the boy...

Date: 1836 

Description: This map depicts Wisconsin and Michigan territories in 1836. It includes the area from Michigan to the Missouri River and Lake Winnipeg, and it shows the e...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: View from shoreline of a boy sitting and watching Syl and the Millers in a row boat. There are people in another boat as well as a steamboat on the water.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Kinnikinnick Falls, the north branch.

Date: 1876-06 

Description: Sioux Chiefs at Little Big Horn.

Photograph

Leonard W. Weeks

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Leonard W. Weeks. He was born in Caledonia County, Vermont, on November 18, 1805, and moved to Wisconsin in the spring of 1...

Photograph

Picnicking in Field

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Group on picnic in field with carriages and flag. Photograph for "G. Gunhus."

Date: 1896 

Description: A frame enlargement from Thomas Edison's 1896 silent film "The Kiss" featuring May Irwin and John C. Rice reprising the controversial final scene of the pl...

Photograph

Fairchild Block

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Fairchild Block at 29 East Main Street as photographed by attorney Albert G. Zimmerman. Until 1894 Zimmerman was a partner in the law...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View down a residential street.

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Construction workers at the site of the new city hall. William Waters, architect.

Photograph

4th Ward Students

Date: 1884 

Description: Class picture of the fourth ward pupils of Madison. 1. Caroline Young, 2. Belle Griffiths 3. Carrie Kohner 4. Irma Kleinpell 5. Annie McConnell 6. Matie Ja...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Boy mowing the lawn in front of an elaborate Victorian frame house, probably the residence of W.R. O'Hearn located at Tenth and Harrison Streets. The house...

Date: 1892-04 

Description: Drawing of the north shore of Lake Superior with cliffs and seagulls.

Date: 1878-09-28 

Description: An illustration depicting well-dressed ferry passengers depositing money in the yellow fever box at Fulton Ferry. A sign reads, "Contributions recieved (si...

Date: 1899 

Description: Outdoor portrait of August Krueger, left, and August Hable, right. The men, who met while Krueger worked on the great lakes, hold hats and newspapers in Ha...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Political Cartoon Comparing Platforms

Date: 1884 

Description: Political cartoon comparing the Democratic Platform with the Republican Platform. The cartoon (Democratic) on the left depicts a poor family wearing rags i...

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