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Date: 1849-07-22 

Description: The Ferry at Green River in Wyoming; a single wagon is crossing the river. Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Ov...

Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: View over water, perhaps Hatfield Lake, of houses damaged and demolished in a tornado. Floating at the edge of the lake near an eroded bank are numerous pi...

Date: 1849 

Description: Handbill advertising McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper, manufactured by the company then known as McCormick, Ogden & Co. Features a small drawing of the r...

Map or Atlas

Platteville, Wis.

Date: 1896 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Platteville with twenty-two locations identified below image. Town square to left of center, behind Main Street. Area bordered by Lancast...

Photograph

High School

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the high school, built in 1897.

Date: 1897 

Description: Post office with man and dog.

Map or Atlas

Plat of Kekoskee

Date: 1857 

Description: Plat map of Kekoskee, Wisconsin. Kekoskee is a village in Dodge County, in the Beaver Dam metropolitan area. The community name derives from Indian term fo...

Date: 1874 

Description: Map shows townships and sections, landownership and acreages, railroads, and roads. The map was compiled by the civil engineer and city surveyor agent H.I....

Photograph

Brenum Farmstead

Date: 1876-09-19 

Description: Brenum farmstead with cattle horses and agricultural equipment in view.

Date: 1885 

Description: Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul engine #689 on the turn table, surrounded by railroad employees. The pump house is in the background.

Date: 1893 

Description: Front cover of a brochure for Champion Mowers and Binders. Features a color illustration of a man reclining in a chair, while holding a large sheet of pape...

Photograph

R.L. Joiner

Date: 1891 

Description: R.L. Joiner, a member of the Wisconsin Senate. This image is from a composite of portraits.

Photograph

A Lancaster Home

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Stereograph of a home in Lancaster.

Date: 1825-08-19 

Description: Beginning page of the Treaty between the United States and the Chippewa, Sauk, Fox, Menominee, Iowa, Sioux, Winnebago and a portion of the Ottawa, Chippewa...

Photograph

Leaping the Chasm

Date: 1886 

Description: Ashley Bennett, son of photographer H.H. Bennett, jumping to Stand Rock, caught in midair by the instantaneous shutter.

Photograph

Well-Dressed Group

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A group of well-dressed men and a dog pose in a forested area.

Photograph

Adna Wooster

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Adna Wooster of Racine.

Photograph

Breese Stevens Home

Date: 1886 

Description: The Breese Stevens home.

Photograph

Kilbourn Bridge

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Kilbourn Bridge.

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: A map showing the Wisconsin Central Railroad lines in Wisconsin, northern Illinois, eastern Minnesota, and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. The area of the map...

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