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Date: 1897 

Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr., with his fist in the air, speaking from the back of a wagon. It was in part due to his vigorous speaking style that La Follette...

Date: 1866 ca.

Description: Vinnie Ream in her studio in Washington beside her bust of Linclon which had been brought from the White House after the assassination.

Photograph

Carl Tjorbjornsen

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: A seated studio portrait of Carl Tjorbjornsen [as written on the photograph backing and Descriptive Rolls, Volume 20; also written as Carl Torbjorson publi...

Date: 1862 

Description: Large group of Union soldiers in formation by a barracks at Camp Douglas in Chicago, Illinois.

Date: 1876 before

Description: Stereograph. Elevated view looking roughly south, the foreground overlooks a residential neighborhood. On the far shoreline, smoke clouds spew out from lar...

Date: 1899 

Description: Interior of the lavishly decorated sitting room in Halle Steensland's house at 315 North Carroll Street.

Date: 1825-08-27 

Description: Map is ink on paper. Map shows plat of the town of Munnomunne, the Fox River, farm lots, and an established highway. The map is signed by "J.D. Doty, Propr...

Date: 1876 

Description: This map is of the towns of Neenah and Menasha and shows exisiting and proposed canals. Water depths shown by soundings. Little Butte des Morts Lake, Doty...

Photograph

Morris Hillquit

Date: 1886 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Morris Hillquit.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: An interior view of a sitting room in the H. Schildhauer residence at 13 North Webster Street. Several paintings hang on the wall behind a wicker rocking c...

Date: 1889-10 

Description: South side of Ink Stand and Sugar Bowl. Hattie and John Bennett in the boat; Nellie Bennett seated beneath the tree.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: The sternwheel packet, "Arkansas," loaded with gunny sacks of wheat taken between 1872 and 1878. Men are unloading barrels and gunny sacks on a gangplank t...

Date: 1889-03-30 

Description: Bird's-eye view from Bascom Hill of Madison, with vignettes of the Wisconsin State Capitol, Lake Monona, and the Capitol Park.

Date: 1898-08 

Description: A Moqui [Hopi] Indian group of adults and children.

Book or Pamphlet

Wau-Bun Title Page

Date: 1856 

Description: Title page to Juliette Kinzie's Wau-Bun.

Date: 1895-08-19 

Description: The family of Joseph Zettel sits under a flowering apple tree. The family grows the Duchess of Oldenburg apple variety in their orchard three miles north o...

Date: 1892 

Description: Bird's-eye view of West Bend, looking west. Milwaukee River flows across image just below center, with fairgrounds at bottom right and Maple street at top...

Historical Object

Paris Exposition Fan

Date: 1878 

Description: A handheld fan made of wood and cloth. This fan depicts the event it was made to commemorate — the 1878 Exposition Universelle held in Paris, France. The f...

Date: 1881 

Description: Watercolor painting of farm and farmhouse, residence of Mr. Daniel Lewis.

Date: 1860 

Description: Composite photograph of the Wisconsin State Assembly.

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