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Photograph

Filling a Cup

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Wisconsin National Guardsmen in full gear. One man in the foreground fills a tin cup from a spigot.

Date: 1897 

Description: Official copy of Cyrus McCormick's 1834 reaper patent. This copy was made by the Patent Office at the request of the McCormick family.

Date: 1832-06-23 

Description: Document written by Ebenezer Brighman listing occurrences at Fort Blue Mounds.

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the University of Wisconsin-Madison's North Hall. The city of Madison and Lake Monona are visible in the background.

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: A facsimile of an Indian painting, originally painted by the Mandan chief, Máto-Tópe. It portrays an encounter between Máto-Tópe and a Cheyenne chief.

Photograph

Pruecius Putnam

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Pruecius Putnam. He was born in Andover, Windsor County, Vermont, on September 25, 1813. Putnam came to Wisconsin on Novemb...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Will Viel chooses a cigar in Margraff & Freiburger's Dry Goods Store.

Date: 1849-05-17 ca.

Description: The ferry at Nodaway, Missouri; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trai...

Photograph

View of Menomonie

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of a river and homes of Menomonie.

Date: 1895 

Description: The First Congregational Church.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Studio full-length portrait in front of Van Schaick's gazebo backdrop of a Ho-Chunk man, wearing period clothes, standing next to a prop stone wall draped...

Date: 1856 

Description: This map shows the Manitowoc River, Lake Michigan, streets, and buildings. Relief is shown by hachures and soundings are in feet and decimals of a foot. Th...

Photograph

Chief Oshkosh

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Drawing of Chief Oshkosh rendered from a daguerreotype by J.F. Harrison. He is wearing a top hat wrapped with a ribbon. Also a suitcoat, bowtie, beaded nec...

Date: 1861-11-11 

Description: Panoramic view of Madison from Main Hall, now Bascom Hall, on the University of Wisconsin campus. North Hall, South Hall, and a portion of the grass in fro...

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Lancaster from behind a wooden fence.

Photograph

Bar and Bartenders

Date: 1886 

Description: Saloon interior of two bartenders standing behind the bar. On the bar is a variety of glassware and bottles. On the wall behind the bar are three large mir...

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: An illustration of the Old North Pier landing on Huron Street, drawn from memory.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Science Hall (1876-1884) after the fire and in the process of being demolished on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1899 

Description: Portrait of the veterans of Company E, 12th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry at their reunion. H.H. Bennett appears standing at the far right of the second row...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Tableaux of "Martha Washington's Tea Party" enacted by Mrs. Gesell and friends. Left to right: Mrs. Schaettle, Mrs. Kempter, (the younger) Mrs. Fritz Laue,...

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