Date: 1849-07-17 

Description: Pacific Springs, Wyoming; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail). Wi...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A donkey (ass) labeled "SOUTHERN CONFEDERACY", with a Confederate flag tied to his tail, is pulling against the post to which it is tied. The post is label...

Date: 1864-08-17 

Description: View of tents at Andersonville Prison, officially known as Camp Sumter in Georgia.


Bright House

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the Bright house, later the J.C. Ford residence, at the corner of Wisconsin Avenue and Gilman Street.

Historical Object

Girl's White Leather Gloves

Date: 1845 after

Description: These girl's gloves are made of off-white kid leather. They are completely hand-stitched in beige thread, top stitched around the fingers and thumb, with t...

Date: 1896 

Description: Profile view of a passenger pigeon, a species of pigeon now extinct. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in the aviary of Professor C.O. Whi...

Date: 1873 

Description: Atlas map of Janesville township.

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Kaa-nun-der-waaguinse-zoo, or the Berry Picker, a famous Chippewa (Ojibwa) Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Tr...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: One of "Three different views of the World's Fair at Philadelphia" mentioned in Dahl's 1877 "Catalogue of Stereoscopic Views." On the stereograph itself is...

Date: 1863 

Description: A general map of the southeastern United States showing Missouri, Kentucky, West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alab...

Date: 1862 

Description: Lithographed poster by Lipman of Milwaukee.

Date: 1878 

Description: The Wisconsin State Capitol as it appeared after the completion of the dome in 1869. At that time only the dome and the upper stories can be seen above the...

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: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior stereographic view of the Polk County Press Office.

Date: 1894-07 

Description: A Ponca Indian Sundance. The participants are lined up in the grass.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Building from across the river, with construction workers working nearby. Signs for the Boston Store and Diamond tires are on the roof, as well as lettered...

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Stereograph from the Panorama of the Battle of Missionary Ridge, General Alex P. Stuart's Division, painted in 1885. It was painted by Eugen Bracht's Berli...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: The Ceylon Building and its pier as seen from Lake Geneva. Originally built for the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago, the building was later purchas...


Description: View towards the Allatoona Pass from behind earthworks overlooking the Etawah River. A railroad bridge crosses the river on the right.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with the image of a woman sitting on a cushioned wooden bench, gazing at her wedding ring. She is wearing a long blue dress. A gray ce...

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