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Date: 1825 

Description: Engraved view of several wooden cranes extracting large stones from a cut during the construction of the Erie Canal. The rig in the foreground is horse-dri...

Date: 1959-05-15 

Description: Two couples visit at the observance of Norway's Syttende Mai Independence Day, sponsored by the Ygdrasil Literary Society at the Wisconsin Center. Left to...

Photograph

Portrait of a Man

Date: 1947-04-03 

Description: Portrait of a man with a plaid tie.

Photograph

Ansel Adams

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: Ansel Adams with his field camera among the trees at Point Lobos.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: First Presbyterian Church, which burned in 1890.

Photograph

Ernest Oshkosh

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A portrait of a descendant of Chief Oshkosh, probably Ernest Oshkosh, with one foot in a traditional canoe. This image is part of an exhibit about Native A...

Manuscript

Earth Borer

Date: 1828 ca.

Description: Increase Lapham's drawing and description of an earth borer for his handwritten manuscript, Notes and Accounts of Canals, Particularly the Ohio Canal Ne...

Photograph

Leo Krzycki

Date:  

Description: Waist-up portrait of Leo Krzycki seated in a chair.

Photograph

Workers' Houses

Date: 1925-02 

Description: Abandoned workers' houses stand along the shore of Lake Michigan. The Fayette Tourists Lodge is on the far left.

Date: 1914 

Description: Detail view of the two doors at the north end of the Wisconsin Historical Society Library reading room which provided access to the separate periodical rea...

Date: 1878 

Description: Carte-de-visite of a studio portrait of two girls posed in a small "boat" in front of a painted backdrop. They are wearing fancy dresses, and one girl hold...

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa man carries a canoe on his head and shoulders. An Ojibwa woman walks behind him carrying materials on her back.

Photograph

Depot and Train

Date:  date unknown

Description: Locomotive at the De Soto depot on the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad line. The Mississippi River is on the left.

Date: 1944-08-14 

Description: Virginia Tormey, a senior at Trinity College in Washington, D.C., with her sister, Betrice, who is entering the same school as a freshman. They are shown...

Date:  

Description: An African American family standing on the porch of their home, behind a wooden picket fence.

Photograph

Mount Mary College

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Notre Dame Hall through a stone archway.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Industrial artist's rendering of what a McCormick grain harvester of the future may look like ("future farm machines").

Date: 1954-12-14 

Description: Ritva Jantunen (standing right) of Helsinki, Findland displays a symmetrical "himmelis." In Finland, a "himmelis" would be made of straw and oats and place...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waldheim Park Sanatorium boat house.

Photograph

Exterior of Church

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of a church with a steeple, cross, lancet arched windows and door.

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