Date: 1892 

Description: Front cover of a catalog for the McCormick Bindlochine (grain binder). The color illustration features two small boys playing with a toy binder and horse m...

Date: 1880 

Description: Republican Campaign Ticket issued in Dane County, Wisconsin. Heading the slate are James A. Garfield and Chester A. Arthur. Near the bottom of the ticket...



Date: 1872 ca.

Description: A family is seated at the end of a tree-lined path. A frame house is behind and a boy sits on its porch roof. A woman sits on a cushioned rocking chair out...

Date: 1897 

Description: Mrs. Clark's residence.

Date: 1892 

Description: Group of schoolchildren posed sitting and standing on a fallen tree trunk. They are dressed in their finest clothes for a school photograph. One of the boy...


James D. Doty House

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Front and rear views of the James D. Doty residence, the first brick house built in Wisconsin.

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: O-che-na-shink-kaa, or Man that Stands and Strikes, a Chief of the Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) Tribe.


Description: Stereograph portrait of Increase Allen Lapham (1811-1875) examining the sixth fragment of a 33 lb. meteorite found in Trenton, Washington County, Wisconsin...

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: Map shows farms, schools, saw mills, townships, railroads, and roads. Counties are labelled and are outlined in yellow and pink. On the upper right and le...

Map or Atlas

Map of Wisconsin

Date: 1868 

Description: This map of the entire state shows county boundaries outlined in red, cities of over 3000 inhabitants and county seats. It also marks rivers, lakes, railro...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Portrait of Robert M. La Follette, Sr. at the age of 29 when elected to Congress in 1884.

Date: 1894-06-11 

Description: Several men unload coal from barges with shovels. A row of buildings is in the background.

Date: 1849-05 

Description: Fort Leavenworth with trees, buildings and American flag. The fort was established by Colonel Henry Leavenworth to protect the Santa Fe trail against the I...

Date: 1862 

Description: Civil War Union Army recruitment poster.


Man with Grapevine

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A man in a suit and hat bending over while holding a grapevine. In the background is a fence and some farm buildings.


River and Bridge

Date: 1899-06-12 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a town with a railroad bridge crossing over a river. Several individuals are visible crossing the bridge. Sign near bridge says: "Willow R...


Pinckney Street

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View overlooking Pinckney Street on the Square with the American Hotel in the background.


Description: Elevated view from across road of Chadbourne Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. There is a church building on the right.

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: "Battle ground in foreground where occurred the skirmish near Farmington near Corinth." Farmington church near Corinth, Mississippi. Preliminary sketch sho...

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