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Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Albert D. Hager (1817-1888), assistant state geologist for the Vermont state geological survey at the time of this photograph....

Date: 1882-09-06 

Description: Engraving of Dr. Laura Ross Wolcott, the first president of the Woman Suffrage Movement in Milwaukee.

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Friedrich Flersheim immigrated from Mecklenburg to Illinois in the early 1850s, and after farming for a time built this distillery on the Black River in Wi...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Scattered figures of a picnic party on a grassy slope.

Photograph

Fort Winnebago

Date: 1834 

Description: Postcard reproduction of an oil painting of Fort Winnebago, which was built in 1827 by Major William Whistler and a detachment of the First Infantry.

Drawing

Milwaukee River

Date: 1874 

Description: Milwaukee River near the Milwaukee settlement. People are depicted doing work in boats along the shore. Original is a pen and ink drawing, presumably made...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Main Street in Crandon.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of several men working at dusk, knee deep in water attending to the raft.

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with young girl holding a doll. She and her doll are both wearing a dress. The girl has her hair in a snood. A verse appears below, "S...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Ash-e-taa-na-quet, a celebrated Chief of the Chippeway (Ojibwa) Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, drawn at the treaty of Green...

Photograph

Peshtigo Fire Ruins

Date: 1871 

Description: Building destroyed in Peshtigo fire.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Three unidentified women with umbrellas on the north shore of Buffalo Lake. Buildings of Montello are visible in the background.

Date: 1866 date unknown

Description: Head and shoulders engraving of Cordelia Harvey.

Date: 1883 ca.

Description: Caption on reverse side of stereoview reads, "Governmental buildings, Wisconsin Conservatory of Music and Hospital over Lake Mendota-looking from Capitol P...

Date: 1878 

Description: A hand-colored map of Wisconsin and the western portion of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, showing the railroads that are completed and in progress, counties,...

Historical Object

Paris Exposition Fan

Date: 1878 

Description: A handheld fan made of wood and cloth. This fan depicts the event it was made to commemorate — the 1878 Exposition Universelle held in Paris, France. The f...

Date: 1882-12-21 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Kaukauna, from the Appleton Post Annual Review.

Photograph

Cary Bass

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: A cabinet card studio portrait of Edward Cary Bass, son of Dr. Edward A. Bass.

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Exterior view of M. Gottshalk's first meat market.

Date: 1874 

Description: Milwaukee River in the downtown area, looking south from the west side of the Wisconsin Avenue Bridge.

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