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Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Family in front of a wood fence with one man sitting on top of it. A woman holds a baby and child on small front porch of frame house behind. There is an a...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: "Iron Bridge across Mississippi" photographed during "The Norwegian Lutheran Synod held at Minneapolis, Minn., 1875," as described in Dahl's 1877 "Catalogu...

Date: 1863 

Description: An engraving of the Battle of Gettysburg, after the painting by P.F. Rothermel.

Date: 1879 

Description: Advertisement for the Champion Self-Raking Reaper and Mower. This page was taken from an 1879 catalog for Warder, Bushnell & Glessner Co. of Springfield, O...

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Photograph of Nettie Fowler McCormick (1835-1923), and her son Robert (1863-1865). Nettie, a well-known philanthropist, was the wife of Chicago inventor a...

Date: 1891 ca.

Description: View of the interior of the Presbyterian church. There is an organ, piano and numerous pews visible.

Date: 1898 

Description: Cavalry and civilians gather in front of an encampment at the Ojibwa-Pillager Battle at Sugar Point on Bear Island.

Photograph

Ellen Lloyd Jones

Date: 1898 

Description: Ellen Lloyd Jones (also known as Aunt Nell), co-founder of the Hillside Home School, an early progressive school in Wisconsin.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: The sawmill of Gilbert E. Porter and Delos R. Moon was located on the Chippewa River approximately three miles southwest of the city of Eau Claire. In 1873...

Photograph

Rex Magnus Club

Date: 1887-10-09 

Description: A large group of men pose outside the Rex Magnus Club. Some of the men on the left are holding musical instruments. The words "Rex Magnus" are on the roof.

Postcard

The Casino

Date: 1880 

Description: Monona Lake Assembly, The Casino. This structure, including the ice house and provision space, designed by Conover and Porter and built for $1700.00 in Jun...

Date: 1855 

Description: Engraved portrait of Matthew Fontaine Maury (1806-1873) American astronomer, historian, oceanographer, meteorologist, cartographer, author, geologist, and...

Drawing

Barometer Gauge

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A gauge part of a barometer.

Date: 1832-06-23 

Description: Document written by Ebenezer Brigham listing events at Fort Blue Mounds.

Photograph

Mapleside Home

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Mapleside, the home built by Able Dunning in 1853 on what is now University Avenue. It was razed in 1970 to make way for a Burger King restaurant.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Cabinet card of a full-length studio portrait of Mrs. Alexander Mitchell standing in front of a painted backdrop. She is wearing a floor-length dark colore...

Date: 1876-09-27 

Description: Certificate presented to the State of Wisconsin for the "Bald-Headed Eagle 'Old Abe'" from the United States Centennial Commission. Presented in Philadelp...

Date: 1875 

Description: A builder's elevation drawing of the Hinkley railroad locomotive built for the Chicago, Milwaukee, & St. Paul Railway.

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: Full-length, carte-de-visite portrait of John H. Lathrop (1799-1866), first chancellor of the University of Wisconsin. Lathrop's tenure was marked by contr...

Date: 1889 

Description: Ninth Street and Grand Avenue. House sits behind trees and a lawn. The main house is in the center, and a greenhouse, with a domes roof, branches off the...

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