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Map or Atlas

Map of the Yazoo River

Date: 1862 

Description: A hand-drawn map of the Yazoo River and vicinity.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Staff members of the Wisconsin Hospital for the Insane pose at the hospital doors. Mendota Mental Health Institute

Date: 1829 

Description: Cincinnati, Ohio, Ebr. Martin, engraver.

Date: 1876 

Description: A Withington wire binder sits on display inside a building at the Centennial Exposition, the first official World's Fair in the United States.

Date: 1889 

Description: Stereograph from the Chicago Panorama of the Battle of Gettysburg Representing Pickett's Charge at 4 P.M., July 3rd, 1863: Portion of Wheelers Battery Gett...

Date: 1883 

Description: Tonyawatha Spring Hotel from a descriptive brochure. The hotel opened in 1879 and was destroyed by fire on July 31, 1895.

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Jack-o-pa, or the Six, a Chippeway (Ojibwa) Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio.

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: A group of visitors to Camp Douglas are gathered at the edge of an open field, perhaps observing military exercises. Several carry umbrellas.

Photograph

Executed Man

Date: 1896 

Description: An image of a man executed by firing squad laying under a tree. His face is covered, and he has a small heart bull's eye on his chest. The body appears t...

Date: 1862-12-17 

Description: Illustration depicting a battle. In the foreground injured soldiers are gathered on and around the porch and yard of a house. In the background are columns...

Photograph

Kenosha Water Cure

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: The Kenosha water cure on the corner of N. Main and Grand Avenue. It was built in the 1840's for educational and religious purposes. It burned down in 1900...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: A family of seven sits around a table covered with books and flowers. Behind them is a picket fence and behind that a frame house with a ladder on its roof...

Photograph

Loggery Cottage

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The “loggery” cottage built for James Duane Doty.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Wisconsin Street seen from Spring Street. The building on the left nearest the bridge was the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway's downto...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye map of Waupun on the Rock River. There is an inset at top center of "Althouse, Wheeler & Co., Windmills and Pumps."

Photograph

Robert Aiken

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Robert Aiken. He was born in Alleghany County, Pennsylvania, on December 25, 1816. Aiken came to Grant County, Wisconsin in...

Date: 1804 

Description: Front cover of the 55-page diary, from May 14 through August 17, 1804 written by Charles Floyd, a sergeant with the Lewis and Clark expedition.

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Chat-o-nis-see, Chief of the Pottowattomie (Potawatomi). Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, drawn at the Treaty of Fort Wayne (1827). H...

Photograph

Lars D. Reque

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: Two men in hats, one with a walking cane, stand in front of a frame house that has a small porch with latticework in front and a Hekla Fire Insurance sign...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: View of a soldiers' monument.

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