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Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A man in work clothes operates a horse-drawn mower in a patch of grass along a waterfront, while another man wearing a hat and tie looks on. Ships, a dock,...

Date: 1882 

Description: This map is ink on cardboard and shows the location of military forts over the course of years. Also shown are points of interest, streets, the Mississippi...

Date: 1886-02-28 ca.

Description: Aboard the emigrant ship "The Tuisko." Passengers meet on the deck on nice days for storytelling, watching whales and sea life, playing cards and dominoes....

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Several people posed among farm implements in front of the machinery and insurance business of Gustav Reinhardt and Charles Pelunek (a.k.a. "Bohemian Charl...

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Springfield Township, Dane County (Section 22) corner of Fischer Road and Highway 12, Wi. Abraham C. Martin, a farmer and dairyman with his family in fron...

Date: 1852 

Description: Group of birch [?] trees on a knoll.

Photograph

Octagonal Structure

Date: 1897 

Description: One-story octagonal building with a chimney and windows in a rural area.

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: 1860 after

Description: A woman wearing a red shirt and a blue blouse with seven white stars, presumably Virginia, is shooting herself with a cannon that is marked "SECESSION". Ca...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Elevated exterior view of Main Hall, present-day Bascom Hall, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1898 

Description: Exterior view of the First Baptist Church, built in 1849-1850.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A studio portrait of Mr. William W. Hendricks, a Black River Falls barber, dressed in his best, posed in front of a painted backdrop.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Courthouse built in 1836, then torn down in 1871 to make way for a new structure. Tall central building with two wings coming off the sides. Path in fron...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Mrs. H. and Edward Schildhauer rest on a large tree limb near lake Mendota. They are, presumably, resting from a bike ride along Mendota Drive.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Science Hall (1876-1884) after the fire and in the process of being demolished on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Print

James Monroe

Date: 1861 

Description: Portrait engraving of James Monroe from a painting by Alonzo Chappel.

Date: 1868 

Description: This map of the state of Wisconsin was created in 1868 and later used by Increase Lapham to trace an outbreak of tornadoes going across the state in May of...

Photograph

Fort Harrison

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Civil War fortification Fort Harrison showing embrasures and parapets of casemates.

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Holzlhuber's first extensive excursion in Wisconsin was a walking tour from Madison to Prairie du Sac along the Wisconsin River. He lost his way along Lake...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Map highlighting parks and other points of interest in Milwaukee.

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