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Photograph

Joseph Hooker

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Waist-up carte-de-visite portrait of Major General Joseph Hooker. General Hooker received a commission of Brigadier General from President Lincoln followin...

Date: 1873 

Description: Four men stand with a scythe, hoe and pitchfork in the yard of a farm house. By the porch of the house are three women. The wood frame house has a stone fo...

Photograph

Couple in Carriage

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: A man with an impressive beard, and a woman, sit together in a carriage with a collapsible top. A child stands by the carriage and a man holds the horse. B...

Date: 1859 

Description: Shows townships and sections, landownership, roads, railroads, rural residences, schools, churches, and topography. Relief shown by hachures. "From gover...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Ladies Hall (later Chadbourne Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. First and second floor porches are visible on side of t...

Photograph

Night Hunters

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of two hunters, Jacob Gross, sitting and holding a lantern, and Henry Herold, standing and holding a rifle a...

Photograph

Statue of Menard

Date: 1888 after

Description: Close-up of a statue honoring Colonel Pierre Menard who also served as the Lieutenant Governor of Illinois and fur traded with Native Americans. Dedicated...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View from pier of groups of people walking along a Lake Monona dock and on the walkway to the shore. On the right is an excursion boat with a United States...

Date: 1874 

Description: This 1873 map covers the northern halves (Towns 11 and 12) of Washington and Ozaukee counties. Shown are the township and range grid, towns, sections, citi...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Portrait of Oshkosh native Helen Farnsworth Mears, age 20, at the time of the unveiling of her sculpture, "Genius of Wisconsin", on display at the southwes...

Date: 1897 

Description: Outdoor portrait of Mary Turvill McConnell.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: This map illustrates the lines of defense established by Confederate troops, under the command of General Joseph E. Johnston, at Raleigh, North Carolina, i...

Date: 1887 

Description: Illustration of men harvesting grain with Cyrus McCormick's reaper of 1831. The illustration appeared in an advertising folder produced by the McCormick Ha...

Date: 1884-01-07 

Description: Family portrait of inventor and industrialist Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884), and his two sons, (L to R), Harold Fowler McCormick (1872-1941), and Stanle...

Photograph

Portage Railroad

Date: 1884 

Description: A group of men and boys posed around Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway locomotive # 313, a switch engine. The Fox House is in the background.

Photograph

Burnside Bridge

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Site of the Battle of Antietam, the Burnside Bridge.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite studio portrait of a small child sitting in a chair.

Photograph

Stern-Wheel Skiff

Date: 1894-06-03 

Description: View on the Ohio River of a skiff with a small paddle wheel at the stern. There are three men aboard the boat.

Date: 1836 

Description: An ink on paper, hand-drawn map of the survey of the (Township No. 8, Range No. 16 East of the 4 Meridian) Town of Ixonia, Jefferson County, Wisconsin incl...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of the first Brown County Courthouse.

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