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Date: 1873 after

Description: Slightly elevated view of a large, multi-generational Norwegian family and friends gathered for a picnic celebration. In the foreground are picnic baskets...

Book or Pamphlet

The 'Champion' Self-Raker

Date: 1873 

Description: Inside spread featuring a color illustration of a man using a self-raker in a field with a team of two horses.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of photographer Henry Hamilton Bennett pulling an oar on a Wisconsin raft.

Photograph

Gustav Willms

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Gustav Willms (c. 1854-1917) of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He was a cigar manufacturer.

Date: 1886 

Description: Stereograph of a group of men standing and sitting on raft, watching Dick Stevenson in the center dancing. Zack Dugas is at left clapping time and Jack War...

Date: 1856 

Description: This map shows streets, piers, and wharves. Lake Michigan, the Manitowoc River, and select buildings are labeled. Relief is shown by hachures and sounding...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Full-length portrait of a Sioux man at the Rosebud Agency in full dress, ready for war.

Date: 1881-03-04 

Description: Winter scene of a commercial street after the "big snow" of 1881, Sheboygan, Wisconsin.

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Stereograph from the Panorama of the Battle of Missionary Ridge, Retreat of Confederate Batteries of Breckinridge's Division, painted in 1885. It was paint...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: The Reverend Peter Andreas Rasmussen (1829-1898) is shaking the hand of a woman, possibly his wife Ragnhild Holland Rasmussen. Someone has apparently just...

Photograph

Cottage Interior

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: An interior view of U.S. Marshall Canon's summer cottage. Behind a table, a wall is decorated from floor to ceiling with photographs and other artwork, as...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of three men and a woman standing, and four women sitting in front of a painted backdrop. Young man standing on the extreme right is probab...

Map or Atlas

Map of Wisconsin

Date: 1883 ca.

Description: A hand-colored map of Wisconsin showing counties, cities, villages, railroads, lakes, and rivers in the state. The map also includes the eastern portions o...

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Elevated view of group gathered and posed on a new street. Behind the group is a large pile of lumber, wooden sidewalks, and what appear to be newly-constr...

Date: 1896 

Description: Group view of several passenger pigeons (possibly other types of pigeon also?), a species of pigeon now extinct. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in c...

Photograph

Da-Ko-Ra

Date: 1867 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite full-length studio portrait in front of a backdrop of the Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) chief. In this portrait he is past the age of seventy. He is...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Advertising greeting card which reads "Handsome Christmas Card in Every package of Lion Coffee, November 5 to Christmas Day." The card depicts Santa Claus...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of the Reverend Andreas Larsen Dahl, pastor of the Holden Lutheran Church in Mt. Morris, Waushara County, Wisconsin, from 1883 to 1912. Dah...

Date: 1899-05 

Description: A student studies in his dorm room.

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Professor Joseph Jastrow reading, and Rachel Jastrow playing guitar in a room on the top floor of Ladies' Hall (later Chadbourne Hall, razed 1957), in Madi...

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