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Date: 1890 ca.

Description: City Hall at the intersection of Mifflin Street and Wisconsin Avenue and the Fuller Opera House on Mifflin Street. Snow on the ground. Both buildings were...

Date: 1896 

Description: View from sloped lawn of the Lake Mendota shoreline, with the Lucien S. Hanks boathouse in the foreground, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison boathous...

Date: 1867 

Description: An oil painting of Cyrus McCormick.

Date: 1897 

Description: Handbill advertising McCormick Harvesting Machines in German. Features an illustration of a grain binder in use.

Date: 1878 

Description: "The West Wisconsin Railway roundhouse at Eau Claire, ca. 1872. It was located about a mile north of the present Civic Center. Workmen in the foreground ar...

Date: 1865 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Alexander Kerr (1828-1919), Scottish-born Professor of Greek at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Appointed to his...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Male and female students read and practice math at the State School for the Deaf as a teacher looks on from the head of the class.

Photograph

Siggelkow Family

Date: 1851-05-30 

Description: Portrait of the Siggelkow Family of copied from a lost daguerreotype. In the back row from left to right are Augusta Scharlotte, Johann Adolph, Marie Louis...

Photograph

Miletus Knight

Date: 1877 

Description: Portrait of Miletus Knight taken from a composite photograph of officers, clerks and employees of the Wisconsin Assembly.

Map or Atlas

Map of Wisconsin

Date: 1883 ca.

Description: A hand-colored map of Wisconsin showing counties, cities, villages, railroads, lakes, and rivers in the state. The map also includes the eastern portions o...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: View of the J. Schadauer Cigar Facotory at 216 State Street. In front of the factory, a mother and children stand.

Date: 1844 

Description: Wisconsin was considered part of Michigan Territory until 1836, a year before Michigan entered statehood. Drawn four years before Wisconsin entered stateho...

Date: 1863-09 ca.

Description: Proclamation made by the Episcopal Clergy of Philadelphia protesting the statement made by John Henry Hopkins, Bishop of the Diocese of Vermont, supporting...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Green Bay and Western Depot.

Date: 1895-09-04 

Description: A promotional card depicting Oswald Scheller and his family on their farm in northern Wisconsin.

The caption below the image reads: "Field of potatoes on...

Date: 1873 

Description: This hand colored map includes business directories, a statistical table, as well as illustrations of public, residential, and commercial properties. Commu...

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: This map of La Crosse is ink and pencil on paper and shows lot and block numbers, as well as buildings. An inscription on the bottom of the map reads: "Tim...

Date: 1896 

Description: Illustration from the Freethinkers Pictorial Text Book of a woman climbing a steep, rocky slope to a sign that reads "Come Up Higher / The Free Thou...

Date: 1864 

Description: General Hood ordered a train full of gunpowder set on fire so that the Union Army couldn't use it, resulting in a series of explosions. Plate 44

Date: 1899-01-27 before

Description: Front cover of the menu for the "Fest-Mahl zur Feier des Geburtstages" given to Wilhelm II in Frankfurt, with a brown leather medallion embossed with a hea...

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