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Photograph

Resort and Harbor

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: View from across railroad tracks. Resort is on the water's edge, with a small inlet on the right. Land is mostly sand, though a small part on the left ha...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Exterior view across field of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Science Hall. A group of men appear to be playing baseball on the open lawn along Langdon...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: View of the interior of a small Lutheran church. A wood-burning stove is in the aisle between the pews, and a painting is hanging above the altar.

Date: 1849-07-10 

Description: Independence Rock (the perceived midway point on the Oregon Trail),Wyoming, with two wagons unhitched at the base of the rock; sketched by Wilkins on his 1...

Photograph

The Botkin House

Date: 1894 

Description: The Botkin House, on the corner of Fairchild Street and Washington Avenue.

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A sketch of a thermometer. Quoting from Muir's autobiography "My Boyhood and Youth" he described the thermometer as "made of an iron rod, about three feet...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of an Spanish couple from Sevilla [Seville] in "native" Sevillan costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A grinning African American man wears a tattered version of Uncle Sam's costume as he dances and sings. The caption below reads, "I'm glad I'm not in Dix...

Photograph

Brown House

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Pedestrian walking on the snowy street in front of Daniel Fitch Brown's house.

Date: 1851 

Description: Illustration of two men using a Hussey Grain Cutter in a field. One man rides on the grain cutter, and another man rides on one of two horses pulling the g...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: View of two rooms possibly in the Martin K. Dahl home. The room in the foreground has a square entrance way and is filled with a piano, three matched chair...

Date: 1876 

Description: A map of Wisconsin and the western portion of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula showing the township grid, counties, towns, river systems, and lakes. The borders...

Date: 1868 

Description: A detailed, cloth mounted map of Grant County that shows the townships, towns, roads, completed and under construction railroads, cemeteries, mills, lead m...

Date: 1895-09-09 

Description: Log cabin of N.G. Willard on 80 acres of land. Two women, a young child, and an infant are posed outdoors in the yard. Laundry is hanging on lines on the r...

Map or Atlas

Brodhead, Wis.

Date: 1871 

Description: Birds eye map of Brodhead, WI depicts street names and street locations, houses, and trees. A reference key at the bottom of the map shows the locations of...

Map or Atlas

Township No. 7N Map

Date: 1835-03-30 

Description: Map of township # 7N, range no. 10 east, 4th meridian, including Third Lake.

Date: 1891 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Marshfield, looking north, with six vignettes of east and west side of Central Ave, between 3rd and 4th, 2nd and 3rd, and Railroad and 2n...

Date: 1856 

Description: "The second view at the Kakalin, from the north side of the river, shows the first or guard lock in the foreground and beyond the dam the large frame build...

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of a woman in Ho-Chunk regalia wrapped in a blanket, with a child on her back. The child wears a fur hat, and They are posed...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Four men in front of tent in the woods. There is a man with a hatchet next to a clothesline between two trees. This is a Centennial encampment on the shore...

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