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Photograph

St. James Church

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph. On Spring Street. Front of church along the road, with trees on each side.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Quite possibly this is the "View of the Dining Tent" listed in the "Centennial Views of the City of Madison, July 4th, 1876. Views of Chicago Light Guard"...

Date: 1874-01 ca.

Description: Interior of a coach on an emigration train to the west.

Map or Atlas

Eagle Township

Date: 1873 

Description: Plat map of the township of Eagle (T5N, R17E) at a scale of 2 inches to one mile.

Date: 1864-12 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Dr. Henry Parker Sartwell (1792-1867), American botanist.

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Stereograph from the Panorama of the Battle of Missionary Ridge, 19th Louisiana Regiment, painted in 1885. It was painted by Eugen Bracht's Berlin-based pa...

Date: 1866 ca.

Description: Portrait of Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884). This portrait was reportedly a favorite of his wife Nettie Fowler McCormick (1835-1923). McCormick was a Chic...

Photograph

Theodore Pomeroy

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Tintype portrait of Theodore Pomeroy of Brodhead, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is seated in a suit and holds a tenor horn. The...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Interior of the Rock Prairie Lutheran Church in Luther Valley. Note the model of the sailing ship hanging from the ceiling of the nave, a traditional pract...

Map or Atlas

Map of Wisconsin

Date: 1882 

Description: A hand-colored, sectional map of Wisconsin showing the township grid, completed and proposed railroads, counties, towns, cities, villages. The map also inc...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Clover fields with a frame house and barn. In the far distance are two other farmsteads.

Date: 1854 

Description: Increase Lapham's drawing of Zizania aquatica. The plant's common name is Northern Wild Rice.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: A geological survey map of Wisconsin, with hand-colored portions showing the surveys completed from 1873 to 1875. Although the title and legend are in Wel...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Old Abe, eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, perched at the end of a cannon looking left with the American flag in the background. Serve...

Photograph

Alice Brown

Date: 1899 

Description: Alice Brown in the Fred & Annie Brown house, 121 East Gilman Street.

Date: 1882 

Description: McCormick Harvesting Machine Company flyer describing field trial victory. The headline proclaims: "The McCormick Invincible and Ever Triumphant!"

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Elevated view of downtown Black River Falls.

Book or Pamphlet

Deering Advertsing Catalog

Date: 1889 

Description: Advertising catalog for grain cutting (harvesting) machinery manufactured by William Deering and Company. Features an illustration of children sitting with...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Thomas H. Huxley, an English biologist, known as "Darwin's Bulldog." He also coined the term "agnosticism" to describe his reli...

Date: 1856 

Description: View along bridge of paddle boats and ships in the harbor, pedestrians, and the town in the background on the other side of the river.

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