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Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with a cornucopia filled with flowers and foliage. On the edge of the mouth it reads "Let the Smiles of Youth Appearing". Music appear...

Date: 1896 

Description: Group portrait of men and women at a gathering at Jolly Lodge. The men are wearing knickerbockers, and the women are wearing long skirts with puffy sleeved...

Photograph

Frederic K. Conover

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Frederic King Conover (d. 1919), of Madison, Wisconsin, as a member of the class of 1878 of the University of Wisconsin.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of an empty University of Wisconsin-Madison pharmacy laboratory.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Lady Liberty stands on the left, she holds the Wisconsin state seal in her left hand and a Union flag in her right. A liberty cap on a pole leans on the st...

Photograph

School Group

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A group portrait of students of the Wisconsin School posing outdoors. Frank O. King is second from right, in the front row.

Date: 1888-08-24 

Description: The George A. Whiting Paper Mill after a fire on August 24, 1888. Sixteen men were killed by the explosion of a bleacher; the bleacher exploded as the nigh...

Date: 1863-07-02 

Description: Parole document issued to Colonel Lucius Fairchild of the 2nd Wisconsin Infantry, captured at the Battle of Gettysburg after being wounded on the first day...

Date: 1899 

Description: Exterior view of the Dodge County Workhouse for Transients.

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: Family portrait of (L to R), Emmons Blaine, Jr. (1890-1918), Nettie Fowler McCormick (1835-1923), and Anita McCormick Blaine (1866-1954).

Date: 1846-05 

Description: Hand-colored map of southeastern Wisconsin showing the counties of Dodge, Jefferson, Rock, Walworth, Racine (including modern-day Kenosha County), Waukesha...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: "Curiosities in Springdale, Wisconsin." A view of Nellie Springen, perhaps with her family, at a rocky outcropping enjoying coffee.

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Woman of the Snake Tribe.

Date: 1859 

Description: This 1859 map of Washington County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, landownership and acreages, cities and villages, roads,...

Date: 1825 

Description: Survey of Lake Superior including Wisconsin and Minnesota.

Date: 1893 

Description: Male and female students seated in desks while writing on what appear to be slates. A group seated in a circle at the back of the room are possibly practic...

Photograph

Camp Waucheta

Date: 1895-06 

Description: View of Camp Waucheta, with a cabin on the left and a dog sitting in the grass in the foreground. There is a lake in the background on the right, with tree...

Photograph

Montello House

Date: 1897 

Description: A cabinet card photograph of the Montello House Hotel. The two-story brick building has a gable fronted wing on the right and a shingled wooden tower on th...

Print

Main Street

Date: 1875 

Description: View of Main Street from Mackey's Mill.

Date: 1893 

Description: Buildings at Columbian Exposition in Jackson Park viewed from Stony Island Avenue. "L" station and train are in the foreground.

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