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Photograph

Lydia Remsen Draper

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of Lydia Remsen Draper sitting in a chair, (Mrs. Lyman C. Draper, Dr. Draper's first wife) and adopted daughter Helen, (died 1864...

Date: 1882-04-29 

Description: Printed invitation to the 2nd annual military ball of the Light Horse Squadron of Milwaukee. The invitation is printed in blue and gold and features illust...

Date: 1883 

Description: Illustrations from an 1883 McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog portraying the evolution of the reaper. The first three drawings show pigs being l...

Photograph

Greenwood Brewery

Date: 1886 

Description: Outdoor group portrait of a crowd visiting Greenwood Brewery. Individuals pictured include: First row, left to right: Anton Novy, Edward McDonough, Frank R...

Date: 1896 

Description: A political cartoon satirizing the Republican Party as a bloated man squashing the Labor Party, which is depicted as a working man.

Date: 1888 

Description: Front cover of a catalog for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company. The illustration shows a bouquet of wild flowers and plants in the foreground over...

Date: 1893-08-06 

Description: Outdoor group portrait of Company M, 3rd Wisconsin National Guard posed in front of tents at Camp Douglas.

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: 1862-09-17 

Description: Proclamation of amnesty by Confederate Major General Loring, offering "Christian charity" to citizens who have been armed by the Union if they surrender th...

Photograph

Child on Scale

Date: 1897 after

Description: A young girl in a coat and hat standing on a scale that is chained to a post.

Date: 1863 

Description: This map of the Battle of Chattanooga depicts roads, railroads, drainage, vegetation, relief, and the names of residents in the outlying areas. Fourteen Wi...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a Union Civil War soldier with a rifle. The painting was created by one of a group of German panorama painters active in Milwaukee d...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a Spanish couple from Salamanca in "native" Salamancan costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: 627 North Lake Street. A cyanotype view looking northeast at the intersection of Lake Street and Mendota Court. This house was built in 1892 for the Chi...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Members of the Frautschi family pose at the Christian Frautschi Furniture Store. From left to right are Alice, Irving, Christian and Arthur Frautschi.

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Back cover of an advertising catalog for Osborne harvesting machinery, featuring a color illustration of a man operating a horse-drawn corn binder.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Nebraska Winnebago John Littlewalker. John is wearing two Ho-Chunk beaded bandolier bags across his chest, indicating his wealth and his status as an eligi...

Photograph

Picnic Tea Party

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A woman pours tea for her friends seated outdoors at a table.

Date: 1873 

Description: Map of Wisconsin Dells area.

Date: 1857 

Description: Portrait of Harrison Ludington, the future 13th governor of Wisconsin (left) and Talbot C. Dousman (right). They are both wearing top hats and suits. They...

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