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Description: A cartoon depicting General M.C. Butler holding a top hat, standing next to dead African Americans. There are slogans behind the bodies, including "Niggers...
Description: This map depicts the route of the La Crosse and Milwaukee Railroad in Wisconsin. Other railroads in Wisconsin, northern Michigan, and northern Illinois wit...
Description: Original wash drawing of Fort Laramie, Wyoming (actually Fort John; see note below). Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California...
Date: 1887 ca.
Description: Two lumber rafts with men aboard floating down the Wisconsin River.
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...
Date: 1886 after
Description: A view of the First Christian Science Church entrance and side. Vertical siding covers the structure and latticework and chevron stripes decorate the buil...
Description: Sinks, tubs, and cylindrical washing machines on pulleys make up the laundry facilities at the Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane (Mendota Mental Heal...
Description: Distant view of a barnyard with people, split-rail fencing, cattle, a Norwegian-style barn with cupola and rooster weather vane and an animal building with...
Date: 1896 ca.
Description: A small, white dog poses on top of a turned post pedestal table on a front porch. The fronts of other houses can be seen in the background.
Date: 1860 after
Description: A bellows with a human face on it trails a ribbon that says, "ALL THE HONORS". A cloud of air and smoke blows out of the tip of the bellows. The caption be...
Description: A man dressed in a blue jacket and light blue trousers fishes in a "SECESSION POND". He is sitting on the Union flag. His fishing line has a Union flag on...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: A pasture is in the foreground with a brick house, barn and connected outbuildings behind it.
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Lithographed advertising poster showing a McCormick grain binder at the Civil War battle of Gettysburg. The poster was based on a cyclorama by French artis...
Description: View from rocky shoreline of Turvill's new sailboat tied to a dock. A women is standing on the narrow wooden dock. A man is standing in the sailboat, with...
Description: Image of Louis Wigfall on the body of an Indian with tomahawk in hand. The captions reads, "WIGFALL on his promised descent on Washington." This is a barb...
Description: The home of Curtis Reed.
Description: A drawing of a war dance including Kiowas, Osages, and Pawnees drawn by a Comanche boy, at Kiowa, Comanche, and Wichita Agency, Oklahoma.
Description: Back cover featuring a chromolithograph of a young boy driving a team of oxen pulling a Buckeye Twine Binder. At the bottom is a letter that says, in part:...
Description: The 4th Maine artillery battery posed in front of a large building.
Date: 1895 before
Description: Elevated view from the top of a building of Milwaukee City Hall under construction.
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