Date: 1855 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, buildings, some landownership, roads, railroads, cemeteries, the Milwaukee River, and Lake Michigan. The map includes...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Engraving from the back of an advertising or trade card showing views of the Warder, Mitchell and Company factory buildings at Springfield, Ohio. The compa...

Date: 1877 

Description: Portrait of Benjamin Butts as part of a composite portrait of Officers, Clerks and Employees of the Wisconsin Assembly. He worked as a washroom attendant.


Virginia Dousman

Date: 1893 

Description: Full-length formal portrait of Virginia Dousman. She is wearing a light colored, off-the-shoulder dress, with straps. Her hands are clasped. In the backgro...


Buzzard Roost, GA

Date: 1866 

Description: View across road of one man sitting on a log, and another man lying on the ground near the opposite side of the road. Debris surrounds them, and in the bac...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: A family is posed in a yard around a table, with a boy holding his hat. Behind them is a substantial two-story bracket style frame house with a widow's wal...


Minocqua Town Scene

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A view of the town of Minocqua.

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Elevated view looking down at wagons and crowd gathering for McCormick Day parade. "McCormick Day" was a promotional device sponsored by the McCormick Harv...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Children pose on a board sidewalk in front of a schoolhouse in New London. The boys are wearing short pants, leggings, and caps, and the girls skirts and d...

Date: 1898 

Description: Rear exterior view of St. Francis seminary.

Date: 1895 

Description: Informal portrait of a “famous Ohio fiddler” Alfred Squiers Utley with his fiddle. Alfred Squiers Utley was born in Monson, Mass. 1817, son of Hamilton and...


"Fred Ott's Sneeze"

Date: 1894 

Description: Printing-out-paper contact print of 45 frames of the 5 second film known as "Edison Kinetoscopic Record of a Sneeze" or simply "Fred Ott's Sneeze." The fil...

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Stereograph from the Panorama of the Battle of Missionary Ridge, General Alex P. Stuart's Division, painted in 1885. It was painted by Eugen Bracht's Berli...

Date: 1851 ca.

Description: This manuscript map of the southern portion of the Town of Porterfield, Marinette County, Wisconsin, shows sections and land ownership. The Menominee River...


Cheever's Mill

Date: 1845 ca.

Description: View of Cheever's Mill, located on the St. Croix River.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Randall Wilcox's home with trees and a sidewalk, built in 1836 or 1837.


Moses Whiteside

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Moses Whiteside. He was born in Madison County, Illinois, on September 14, 1804, and came to Lafayette County, Wisconsin,...


Knitted Petticoat

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Petticoat knitted of yellow, pink, blue, black, and white wool yarn, with a ribbon belt.

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: View from the path leading to the entrance of the Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane (Mendota Mental Health Institute).

Date: 1897-09 

Description: A Yava-supai [Havasupai] wagon at Cataract Canyon.

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