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Map or Atlas

Map of Paoli

Date: 1873 

Description: Map of Paoli as seen in the Dane County Atlas.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: The front (top) and back (bottom) of an advertisement for farm land in northern Wisconsin. This card advertises the abundance of clover crop with an image...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Fire insurance map of the McCormick Reaper Works, a factory of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company.

Photograph

Park Hotel

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: The Park Hotel, located on the Capitol Square.

Photograph

John Muir

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Waist-up studio portrait of naturalist, conservationist, and writer John Muir.

Date: 1892 

Description: Illustration to the story The Yellow Wallpaper, depicting a woman seated in a rocking chair next to a window writing. The caption reads, "I am sitti...

Photograph

Michael De Perry

Date: 1854 

Description: Tintype of Michael De Perry and unidentified child.

Date: 1877 

Description: Map of northern Wisconsin showing the lands owned by Cornell University (shaded portions) in 1877. The map depicts the lakes, river systems, towns, and th...

Date: 1865 

Description: This map of the battlefield at Spotsylvania Courthouse illustrates the Union positions in blue and Confederate positions in red. Roads, railroads, vegetati...

Photograph

Sinclair Residence

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Calvin Sinclair residence.

Photograph

Group Portrait

Date: 1899-12 

Description: Group portrait of August and Mary Krueger, the Charles Mathias family from Oklahoma, and Mr. and Mrs. Scholz.

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Sixth plate tintype/ferrotype portrait of an unidentified soldier from the 13th Wisconsin Infantry. The man is seated with his arm draped over the back of...

Date: 1889 after

Description: The grave marker of Tom Quick, Jr., who reputedly killed many Native Americans after he allegedly witnessed his father killed by a group of Native American...

Date: 1871 

Description: Photographic print of a wood engraving of a schoolhouse and children in Peshtigo. From the book "Sketch of the Great Fire In Peshtigo".

Date: 1856 

Description: This map depicts the route of the La Crosse and Milwaukee Railroad in Wisconsin. Other railroads in Wisconsin, northern Michigan, and northern Illinois wit...

Photograph

Pfister House

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph. Residence of Giudo Pfister, at 429 Jefferson Street. A tree stands between the sidewalk and the dirt road.

Date: 1893 

Description: View of the canal area of the Columbian Exposition grounds looking north from near the front of the Machinery building (at left). The South canal is in the...

Date: 1898-11 

Description: Studio portrait of Oto man, (George) Arkeketah, Head Chief. Part of Siouan (Sioux) and Otoe Tribes. He wears two medals and holds an axe.

Painting

Fort Crawford

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: Fort Crawford (the second site, with buildings of 1829-?), on the east bank of the Mississippi River, about 2 miles above the mouth of the Wisconsin River.

Date: 1860 after

Description: A freed slave with a hoe in his left hand and his right hand on his hip. Caption at the top reads, "Massa can't have dis chile, dat's what's de matter". Ca...

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