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Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Elevated view from hill of the freight steamer "Cornucopia" loading hides at the Hammond Brothers warehouse, with Lawrence University buildings on the hill...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1849 

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

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, streets, a mill, the Milwaukee and Mississippi Railroad, the train depot, and the Kickapoo River. Included in the low...

Date: 1835 

Description: Page from Increase Lapham's 1935 botanical diary in which he listed plants he observed in flower stage.

Photograph

A Lone Tree

Date: 1894-06-06 

Description: A view at the mouth of the Wabash River of a lone tree on what appears to be a peninsula.

Photograph

Edwin L. Buttrick

Date: 1863-03-10 

Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of Lieutenant Colonel Edwin L. Buttrick, 24th Wisconsin Infantry, standing in full uniform with sword on left side.

Date: 1875 

Description: The International Order of the Odd Fellows (I.O.O.F.) serve their fellow man by following the tenets of Friendship, Love, and Truth. A secret society for t...

Date: 1893 

Description: This map of La Crosse shows city ward boundaries in red, streets, railroads, cemeteries, Grand station crossing, the road to French Island, depots, Lake Pa...

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: William Thomas Fish, who served as Madison's fire chief, 1867-1868. Although posed for a formal studio portrait, Fish is wearing his uniform and hat and h...

Photograph

Henry L. Baird

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Henry L. Baird. He was born in Ireland and came to Wisconsin in July of 1824. Baird resided in Green Bay and was 45-years...

Date: 1868-06 

Description: G.F. Bailey bandwagon, with band, and central elevated figure of Mazeppa legend on Broadway in Kilbourn City. Hitch is an Asiatic elephant led by paired dr...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: View towards front entrance of the partially constructed Senior High School. A man is walking up a board into the open doorway of the school. A horse is st...

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

Thomas Mears

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A photographic copy of a ca. 1824 head and shoulders oil painting of Thomas Mears (1775-1832). A caption accompanying the photograph notes that Mears was...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: A view from the roof of a building across the street from A.L. Dahl's photography studio. The two-story storefront is a general store whose sign reads "dry...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Front view of the Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane (Mendota Mental Health Institute), a large stone building five stories high with a porthole windo...

Date: 1892 

Description: A cloth mounted, hand-colored map of Wisconsin showing the rail routes, counties, cities, towns, rivers and lakes in the state. The map also shows eastern...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: A family of seven stands in the yard of a large, but plain wood frame house. It has three chimneys and a small attic story window in tablet style.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: The H.S. Durand residence, now the Masonic Temple.

Photograph

Kiel Hotel

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: The Kiel Hotel.

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