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Date: 1865-06-28 

Description: Front side of a letter written and sent by Robert E. Lee from Washington College in Lexington, Kentucky to Cyrus McCormick. Lee acted as president of Washi...

Date: 1894 

Description: This map shows railroads, street railways, roads, wards, block numbers, parks, Lake Michigan, and one mile concentric circles indicating distance from the...

Date: 1879 

Description: This map is a bird's-eye view of Wausau, the County Seat of Marathon County. The map features an index of points of interest.

Photograph

Boys with Dog

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Two small children in a rural setting with a dog harnessed to a wagon.

Photograph

Jane Jennings

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Jane Jennings, a Civil War nurse. She was raised in rural Green County, Wisconsin, and when her brother Guilford Jen...

Date: 1896 

Description: View of the Cereal Mills Company building with men and a horse-drawn buggy outside.

Date: 1890-12-25 

Description: Portrait of Amanda Joanna McCormick Adams seated in parlor-like setting on Christmas. Mrs. Adams is seated before a framed photograph of a man on the table...

Date: 1890 

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted background of two young women dressed in long, striped tennis costumes and matching striped caps. They each hold a te...

Photograph

Libby Prison

Date: 1864 

Description: Exterior view of Libby Prison, a Confederate Prison. The view includes tents and three tenement (loft style) buildings. A group of men stand in the foregro...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Gjertrud Amundsen Dahl, the wife of Andrew Dahl, in a studio portrait taken by her husband. The reverse of the photograph reads "A.L. Dahl, Landscape Photo...

Date: 1836 

Description: Map of the northern parts of Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois with Michigan and the part of "Ouisconsin" lying east of the Mississippi River.

Map or Atlas

New London

Date: 1871 

Description: Birds eye map of New London depicts street names and street locations, houses, trees, the bridge, Wolf River, and the bayou. At the bottom of the map, a re...

Photograph

Family on Porch

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Several generations of a family posing on the porch of a house.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Some men and a woman stand before the lower deck of a suspension bridge (train uses upper deck). In view are two booths (for tolls or customs or rail ticke...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: De Pere lock on the Fox River with a construction crew at work. This is the only wooden lock on the Fox River.

Photograph

Monona Avenue

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Several houses at the intersection of Wilson Street and Monona Avenue with the home of Simeon Mills, one of Madison's most prominent citizens, on the corne...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A promotional cards created to attract farmers to the agricultural land in northern Wisconsin. The image depicts Conrad Flicker and his family standing in...

Date: 1897-08-28 

Description: Receipt for trees and shrubs purchased from Commercial Nurseries of Council Bluffs, Iowa, by Nina Dousman for gardens at Villa Louis.

Photograph

Chadbourne Hall

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: View from across road of Chadbourne Hall, a women's dormitory, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Unidentified woman posed sitting in front of a dressing table with a tall mirror. She is wearing eyeglasses, a hat with feathers, and a long coat with what...

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