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Date: 1874 ca.
Description: Family in front yard around two tables set for coffee, tea and perhaps some other beverage. Frame house in back has a sign for grass seed from Whitewater o...
Description: Posed group portrait outdoors of members of the Rex Magnus Club and representatives of the “Press of the United States” whom they are entertaining.
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Bird's-eye map of Menomonee, with an inset of County Court House.
Description: Advertising catalog for grain cutting (harvesting) machinery manufactured by William Deering and Company. Features an illustration of children sitting with...
Description: Cover of the Planet Jr. catalog. Features an illustration of a man and young girl (about 5 or 6 years old) in a garden pushing a Planet Jr. Garden Drill to...
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Philetus Sawyer, congressman, U.S. Senator, and Oshkosh lumber baron (1816-1900). During the 1880s and 1890s Sawyer was one of a small group of conservati...
Description: These seven maps, from G.K. Warren's 1876 Report on the transportation route along the Wisconsin and Fox rivers in the State of Wisconsin between the Missi...
Description: This map is pen, ink, and pencil on paper and shows plat of the town, local streets, mills, forts, hospitals, and parts of Devil River and Fox River.
Date: 1879 ca.
Description: Talus Slope at Devil's Lake. Rocky shoreline with slope, pine trees, rock pile and formation.
Date: 1891 ca.
Description: Composite photograph showing the tanneries of L.M. Sherman and Henry Vits.
Description: Shows locations of cities, towns, villages, post hamlets, canals, rail and stage roads. Includes table of steamboat routes and distances; vignette of "Maid...
Description: A log jam near the Dalles on the St. Croix River.
Date: 1874 after
Description: Stereograph. Jackson Street. Tower missing the top two levels of later images.
Description: Courthouse and surrounding buildings. There are also two horse-drawn carriages, people on horseback, and a few pedestrians.
Date: 1888 ca.
Description: Copy photograph of a studio portrait of two young Ho-Chunk men posed standing and wearing regalia, including a finger-braided shawl on the man on the right...
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: This map of Ashland County, Wisconsin, which at the time included part of present-day Iron County, also covers portions of Vilas County, Wisconsin, then pa...
Date: 1837 ca.
Description: A pen and ink on tracing paper, hand drawn and colored map the proposed route of the Milwaukee and Rock River Canal, ranging from the Rock River in the wes...
Description: Advertisement for the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad featuring an illustration of Uncle Sam stretched from the Missouri River to the Pacific Ocean....
Description: The residence of Napoleon B. Van Slyke at 510 North Carroll Street. The image reads, "Maie on piazza with doll. Jonnie in baby carriage."
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: The siege of Petersburg, VA, April 2-9, 1965. From a sketch by James Kiness.
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