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Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Head and shoulders carte-de-visite of Ethelinda Marie Thorsen (1856-1947), age 16, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, daughter of John Thorsen (b. 1820), a lumberman...

Date: 1883 ca.

Description: Engraving of a woman carrying a bundle of clothing and standing with her back to the sea. Behind her other women are in the process of doing wash in the wa...

Date: 1894-05-12 

Description: Steamboat Clifton pushing barges in the Ohio River.

Photograph

East Main Street

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Elevated view of east side of Main Street, with Raymond & Jones Hardware visible at 112 Main Street.

Print

Little Falls

Date: 1853 

Description: Engraved image of a boat being towed through a canal at Little Falls by a team of horses. A small town is in the background.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Distant view of the town from a hill with houses, garden plots, businesses and churches.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of raftsmen shipping an oar.

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: View over water of Science Hall and the Chemical Laboratory on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, as seen from a boat in Lake Mendota. Part of a b...

Date: 1898 

Description: Winter view with snow looking down Wisconsin Avenue to the third Wisconsin State Capitol. There are two horse-drawn sleighs, each with one passenger, on th...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: "Mineral spring pavilion with visitors taking the waters." Seven adults, including a man in a top hat, five children and a woman are posed in a gazebo buil...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Campaign poster with the title "Posterity" for Theodore Roosevelt and William McKinley featuring their portraits, and an illustration of a woman holding a...

Date: 1888-12-15 before

Description: Menu page and back cover for a "Dinner tendered Geo. P. Merrill by Chas. H. Wheeler," with a handwritten menu with wines and spirits in red, and colored pe...

Photograph

Commercial Hotel

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Commercial Hotel.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Benjamin Walker Castle, 1862-1893, 900 block East Gorham Street.

Date: 1889 

Description: Illustration of the Wisconsin State Capitol with an American flag displayed on the dome.

Photograph

Robert Wilson

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Robert Wilson. He was born in Greenupsburg, Kentucky, on July 16, 1814. Wilson came to Wisconsin in May of 1833, and reside...

Date: 1842 ca.

Description: Large volume rare book entitled "United States Exploring Expedition". During the years 1838-1842 and under the command of Charles Wilkes, U.S.N. An Atlas o...

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Portrait of Nettie Fowler McCormick as a young woman, wearing a lace collar.

Date: 1857 

Description: This map was created from a survey made in December 1855 and shows local streets, proposed roads, railroads, the lake shore, bridge wharfs, the basin, the...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Large group of cranberry harvesters posing with implements. Many of the individuals are wearing boutonni√®res and corsages made from cranberry sprigs. Many...

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