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Historical Object

Girl's White Leather Gloves

Date: 1845 after

Description: These girl's gloves are made of off-white kid leather. They are completely hand-stitched in beige thread, top stitched around the fingers and thumb, with t...

Date: 1839 

Description: Courthouse and surrounding buildings. There are also two horse-drawn carriages, people on horseback, and a few pedestrians.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: The Lewis Dickinson residence on the south side of State St. between LaSelle and Marquette Streets, the later site of Daniel Hall. Mrs. Dickinson is on th...

Print

Corn Crops

Date: 1895 

Description: The front (top) and back (bottom) of a promotional card advertising land in northern Wisconsin. The image on the front of the card shows a man holding up a...

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: 1844 

Description: A buffalo surrounded by wolves (Plate 10). "There are several varieties of the wolf species on the American prairies, the most numerous and formidable of...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: A family stands in the yard of a large frame bracket style house that has carpenter's lace, trim above windows, shutters, latticework at porch and a stone...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Ada Bass and her daughter Everetta in their parlor.

Date: 1899-02 

Description: Portrait (Front) of Gemiwunac or Gaymewahnash (Bird That Flies Through the Rain) in with Headdress and Holding Pipe-tomahawk. Part of Algonquian and Chippe...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1846 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, local streets, railroads, some landowners’ names, Milwaukee River, Menomonee River, and part of Lake Michigan. The ma...

Painting

Portage

Date: 1855 

Description: Portage.

Date: 1862-12-15 

Description: Letter from Cordelia Harvey to Governor Edward Salomon regarding her work.

Date: 1878 

Description: Advertising card for Goodrich Transportation Company listing destinations and departure times. In the center of the advertisement is a drawing of a sidewhe...

Date: 1897 

Description: A traveling library station in the Saudvig home.

Date: 1881 

Description: Front cover of an advertising catalog for Russell & Company farm equipment. Includes illustrations of portable steam engines, steam traction engines and th...

Photograph

Brown Syverson

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Waist-up portrait of Brown Siverson [as written on portrait; also written as Brown Syverson on Descriptive Rolls, Volume 20 and publish roster: Wisconsin V...

Photograph

Vineyard at Alma

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Woman standing on second story porch and boy standing in vineyard behind small residence. A bluff is in the background.

Date: 1893 

Description: Front and back of an advertising folder produced by the D.M. Osborne Company, manufacturers of agricultural machinery. Features illustrations of a young gi...

Photograph

White River Bridge

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: View down railroad tracks of three men standing on the White River bridge, six miles south of Ashland. This bridge was part of the Wisconsin Central Railro...

Photograph

Temperance Rebus

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Rebus from the National Temperance Advocate, 1884-1886 p.207. Solution is: "What harm can there be in a glass of beer? None, my man, in one or two. 'Tis...

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