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Photograph

Rockdale Mill

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: View of the Rockdale mill, a grist and sawmill built in 1847 by Thomas and Nathan Van Horn.

Historical Object

Memorandum and Account Book

Date: 1845 

Description: Diary and account book kept by Nicolaus C. Duerst.

Date: 1899-01-27 before

Description: Front cover of the menu for the "Fest-Mahl zur Feier des Geburtstages" given to Wilhelm II in Frankfurt, with a brown leather medallion embossed with a hea...

Photograph

Mamie Taylor

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Ferrotype/tintype of a waist-up portrait of Mamie Taylor. She is wearing a dark dress with a white collar, drop earrings. Hand-coloring on cheeks.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Caption reads, "Sam D. Conant at cottage." A woman sits on the boardwalk and looks at the child.

Photograph

Creek Woman

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Miss Morton, a Creek, Indian University Class of 1897.

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: Advertisement for the selling of tents for the Eighteenth Annual National Encampment, of Grand Army of the Republic, at Minneapolis, Minnesota, on July 23,...

Book or Pamphlet

The Gun Boat Fleet

Date: 1862-04-05 ca.

Description: Engraved illustration for the story titled: "The Fight at Island No. 10". The view from the deck of a boat looks out at the approaching gun boats coming do...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: "Mineral spring pavilion with visitors taking the waters." Well-dressed men, women and children are posed in a gazebo built over the Iodo-Magnesian Springs...

Photograph

River and Bridge

Date: 1899-06-12 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a town with a railroad bridge crossing over a river. Several individuals are visible crossing the bridge. Sign near bridge says: "Willow R...

Date: 1892 

Description: Milwaukee works. Long steel mill located on the bank of either a lake or a river. Multitudes of smokestacks, tracks, and small buildings.

Photograph

Wisconsin Assembly

Date: 1870 

Description: Composite photograph of the Wisconsin Assembly, including a name key. The portraits are numbered left to right, starting at the upper left. Additional info...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Composite layout of Gesell family portraits displayed with peacock feathers photographed in a studio.

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Nabu-naa-kee-shick, or the One Side of the Sky, a Chief of the Chippewa (Ojibwa) Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at...

Date: 1896 

Description: Illustration from the Freethinkers Pictorial Text Book of a woman climbing a steep, rocky slope to a sign that reads "Come Up Higher / The Free Thou...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Lady Liberty stands on a globe of the world. She is wearing a stars and stripes dress and has a sword over her right shoulder. She is pointing forward with...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Stereograph image of a Native American man and woman with a young child, members of the Ute Indian Tribe, standing in front of a grass structure.

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Fox-Wisconsin portage and canal map, when the canal was not yet built. From a map in the office of the city clerk at Portage. "The old trail, the location...

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: This map of the Town of Lake is ink and pencil on paper and shows lots and acreages, reserved land, and public squares. The bottom of the map includes a ke...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Lake Mendota shore looking west with A.L. Dahl's photographer's wagon on shore and the Wisconsin State Capitol visible in the background.

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