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Date: 1888 ca.

Description: View of Picnic Point on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. The peninsula juts into Lake Mendota. The far shoreline can be seen in the distance.

Date: 1862-07-28 

Description: The alarm at Humboldt, Tennessee, July 28th, 1862. A watercolor by John Gaddis of the 12th Wisconsin Volunteers Company E.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Halle Steensland and his wife Sophia pose with their five children at the family home, later located at 733 Lakewood Boulevard, Village of Maple Bluff. (Th...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: The front (top) and back (bottom) of a promotional cards showing the plentiful corn crops of John Carstens, created to attract farmers to the agricultural...

Photograph

Woman in a Window

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View from outdoors of a woman, Mrs. Zimmerman, standing indoors at an open window tending to plants that grow in a window box.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Women in hats in foreground, with railroad tracks below and sign that says, "Look out for the cars", and "While the bell rings the whistle blows." Very lik...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Jefferson Davis, dressed as a woman, floating in a washtub labeled "Lady Davis" which flies the Confederate flag. He holds a bottle in his left hand and st...

Map or Atlas

Crawford County Map

Date: 1878 

Description: Illustrated map of Crawford County. On the bottom right is an inset of a group of people near a train on a railroad track.

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: The Onon Bjorn Dahle Store with a pile of boxes to the left and a cornfield on the right.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: A replication of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. Depicted is the garden of Joseph of Arimathea and the tomb where Jesus is believed to be the buried. A Ro...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Front and back cover of the January, 1897 issue of the Agricultural Advertising periodical. Slogan on front says: "Has been, is now and will continu...

Painting

Nils Otto Tank

Date: 1821 

Description: Portrait of Nils Otto Tank.

Date: 1896 

Description: Rear view of two passenger pigeons in a cage. This species of pigeon is now extinct. The pigeons lived in captivity in the aviary of Professor C.O. Whitman...

Photograph

Dodge Street

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Elevated view over river of Dodge Street in Janesville looking west.

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: "At the Spring," a woodcut illustration from McElroy's "Andersonville: Story of Southern Prisons."

Date: 1868 

Description: Engraved illustration of an elevated view of the "McCormick Reaper & Mower Works." Ships are in the background, behind the factory.

Date: 1849-07-10 ca.

Description: Sweetwater River and the Red Buttes in Wyoming; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View of the Stephen Vaughn Shipman house at 65 Spaight Street, near the intersection of Ingersoll Street. The house was designed and built between 1855 and...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Interior view of Reverend J.A. Ottesen's library, with a chair, a dictionary opened on a stand and a framed photograph on top of books on a shelf. Entitled...

Photograph

Palisades

Date: 1894-05-26 

Description: The palisades along Big Bone Creek.

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