Date: 1860 after

Description: Union envelope. At the top two flags face each other with a shield in the center on a blue background with white stars. A blue border with white stars fram...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Walker Castle, 1862-1893, 900 block East Gorham Street, and surrounding trees. Caption on the print reads, "The Old Castle"

Date: 1899 

Description: This map shows parks, block numbers, Lake Michigan, and railroads. Relief is shown by contours. Also included is an explanation that lists how many miles o...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of Normandy women wearing the famed Normandy caps, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set c...

Date: 1890 

Description: Stereograph of the Rock County Court House.


Diamond Grotto

Date: 1881-03-21 ca.

Description: Four women gather in the Diamond Grotto, a notable land form in the Wisconsin Dells. There is a rustic bridge in the foreground.

Date: 1890-10-29 ca.

Description: Poster announcing General Lucius Fairchild speaking at Wautoma, Wisconsin on October 29, 1890.


Richard Caddell

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite studio portrait of 1st Lieutenant Richard Cadell seated in a chair and wearing his military uniform. He holds a rifle in his right hand and...

Book or Pamphlet

The Gun Boat Fleet

Date: 1862-04-05 ca.

Description: Engraved illustration for the story titled: "The Fight at Island No. 10". The view from the deck of a boat looks out at the approaching gun boats coming do...

Date: 1836 

Description: This map of Navarino shows a development plat of the village situated opposite Fort Howard at mouth of the Fox River. The names of proprietors are listed a...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: View of the McCormick display at the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago (World's Fair of 1893). The exhibit features several full size and scale model...


H.H. Bennett

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of H.H. Bennett in uniform.

Date: 1861 

Description: A page of autographs of the members of the 1861 Wisconsin Legislature.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: The map reads: "Compiled under the direction of the J.V. DUPRE ABSTRACT CO. from Dupre’s 1/4 Sectn’l Atlas of Milwaukee, by G. Steinhagen, C.E." The map co...



Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Tshu-gue-ga, a celebrated Chief, half Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) and half French. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Young man riding a High Wheel or Penny-Farthing bicycle on a wooden sidewalk. There is a house behind the rider on the left. A young tree braced with a sta...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: CM&StP Railway locomotive no. 71 and a coal car at a roundhouse.


Thompson House

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: The William Thompson family on the porch roof of their substantial brick bracket style house with shutters and with latticework at its foundation. A girl o...

Date: 1868 

Description: Illustration of the exterior of the Second Ward School House, copied from the 1868 Madison City Directory.

Date: 1865-05 

Description: Albument print of the home of Abraham Lincoln decorated for Lincoln's funeral. The home is decorated with bunting across the roof and windows.

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