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Date: 1873 

Description: The Lake Geneva Seminary, founded June 10, 1869 and was chartered by an act of legislature on March 1871.

Photograph

Pictograph Rock

Date: 1888 

Description: View looking up at three men and a child on top of a cliff on which are petroglyphs. Caption on photograph reads: "Pictograph Rock. Rock bearing aboriginal...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Lady Liberty is standing on the body of a fallen soldier. She has a sword in her right hand and is holding the Union flag in her left hand. The words "THE...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Jefferson Street south from Doty Street with trees lining the street.

Date: 1859 

Description: Steam-powered car designed to run on ice across the Mississippi River at Prairie du Chien. The LADY FRANKLIN made one successful trip across, but wa...

Date: 1855-11-15 

Description: The first, foldout page of Samuel Marshall's United States passport, which includes a physical description.

Photograph

McPherson Farm

Date: 1863-07-15 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the McPherson farm buildings near the site of the Gettysburg battlefield. Two figures appear on the right side: Mathew Brady standing and hi...

Photograph

Overflowing River

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Town with logs overflowing the river into yards, probably the Ice Gorge of 1876.

Date: 1899-07 

Description: People stand among the rubble of Ward S. Williams Co.'s stone block building after a tornado.

Date: 1890 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Beloit with insets of Williams Engine Works, Eclipse Wind Engine Co., and John Foster & Co.

Date: 1874 

Description: This hand-colored map of Wisconsin and the western portion of Michigan's Upper Peninsula, shows the township grid, railroads completed and in progress, cou...

Photograph

J.H. Smalley

Date: 1856 

Description: Waist-up oval portrait of J.H. Smalley. He was born in Hyde Park, Lamoil County, Vermont in 1816, and came to Wisconsin in 1835. He moved to Green Bay in 1...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Jefferson Davis hanging by a noose in a tree with a serpent wrapped around it. The "SOUTHERN EAGLE" flies in the background. Captions below read "JEFF. DAV...

Date: 1897 

Description: Group portrait of the 1897 Henry Kendall College football team, holders of the championship in Indian Territory. The players are Creek, Cherokee, Choctaw,...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: This copy of an 1834 map in the American Fur Company's papers held by the New-York Historical Society shows an outline of Chequamegon Bay and Madeline Isla...

Date: 1842 

Description: A Menominee village as depicted by Francois, Comte de Castelnau, a French naturalist and diplomat who visited the Green Bay area about 1838. The detailed,...

Date: 1848 

Description: Pen-and-ink on paper. Includes certifications signed by "Geo R. Bluntz, District Survey of Grant Co. W.T." and Ben C. Eastman.

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: A map of Wisconsin and Michigan showing the counties, named towns, cities and villages, and railroads. The opposite side includes a lists counties with po...

Photograph

View from Bluffs

Date: 1893 

Description: View from the bluffs in or near McGregor, Iowa.

Date: 1851 

Description: Pictographs on Lake Superior and Carp River, Mich. Six rows of animals, canoes, birds, human figures, and other symbols.

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