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Photograph

Potosi Brewery

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Potosi Brewery at about the time Adam Schumacher took over the operation. Children and adults can be seen near a fence and in horse-dr...

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: 1880 ca.

Description: Portrait of Jerusha Sturgis, wife of Samuel Davis Sturgis I and mother of Nina Dousman. Born December 1, 1827; Died July 4, 1915.

Photograph

Picnic Point

Date: 1899-07 

Description: Elevated view from hill of Picnic Point, located on the south shore of Lake Mendota.

Date: 1859 

Description: Typed text on back of photograph: "River Falls Rifle company, River Falls, Wis. Organized 1859, later fought with 12th Wisconsin Volunteer Regiment in Civi...

Date: 1830-02-15 

Description: Increase Lapham's drawing of a railroad tunnel and railroad tracks.

Date: 1856-09-01 

Description: This map is pen-and-ink and shows farm lots, other lots of land sectioned by acres, bluffs, and a coulee. Also included are notations in pencil and blue in...

Date: 1885-07-04 

Description: The boat "The Solid Comfort" owned by M.C. Clarke and others.

Photograph

Holt's Mill

Date: 1856 after

Description: A view of the sawmill and various outbuildings located on the Oconto River. Steam is emitted from a large pipe over over the main building and from two sm...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Alma Seipp (1876-1966), middle row, second from right, holds a violin in a group portrait of a women's string ensemble, probably at Wellesley College. All...

Date: 1885 

Description: Front cover of catalog featuring a color illustration of a woman carrying a sheaf of wheat under one arm, and holding a hand scythe in the other hand.

Photograph

Dam at Lock No. 2

Date: 1894-05-06 

Description: Monongahela River view of a dam at Lock #2.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Elevated view toward the Capitol Square from Pinckney and Gorham Streets.

Date: 1870 

Description: This 1870 map of Brown County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities, villages and post offices, land ownership, roads, rai...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Section of overall panorama, showing railroad station.

Date: 1896 

Description: Color lithograph cover illustration for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. A small illustration at the top right is of a man using a horse-d...

Date: 1855 

Description: Engraved portrait of Matthew Fontaine Maury (1806-1873) American astronomer, historian, oceanographer, meteorologist, cartographer, author, geologist, and...

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Stereograph from the Panorama of the Battle of Missionary Ridge, Captain R. Cobb and Retreat of 9th Kentucky Battery, painted in 1885. It was painted by Eu...

Date: 1886 

Description: First electric street railway service in Wisconsin.

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: The Kendall residence, home of George L. Storer, a businessman in Madison.

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