Date: 1849-06-20 ca.

Description: The Black Hills sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail).


Fort Crawford

Date: 1829 ca.

Description: Fort Crawford, from a sketchbook attributed to Seth Eastman, 1808-1875. A graduate of West Point, Eastman briefly served at Fort Crawford, 1829-1839. ...

Date: 1899 

Description: The Smith M. Jacobs Flour and Feed Store (left) and residence (right), 301 and 303 Monroe Street. The address renumbered within the next five years to 1701...

Date: 1892 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Princeton, with an inset of the Residence of F.T. Yahr. Fox River loops to left of center, with one bridge; thirty-six businesses, reside...

Date: 1898-05-19 

Description: Two men sit in a horse-drawn wagon mired in the mud on a dirt road. Several houses are in the background, with two women standing on a porch on the left, i...


Washington Monument

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A monument to George Washington located in Milwaukee's Court of Honor on the median between the lanes of West Wisconsin Avenue between 8th and 10th Streets...

Date: 1873 

Description: An advertisement for John N. Jones, Dealer in Hardware, which appeared in the 1873 Madison City Directory.

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Color lithograph poster. Top caption "Hoyt's 'A Black Sheep'/Hoyt & McKee, Proprietors." Image shows women trying to keep Buffalo Bill-type cowboy from tak...

Book or Pamphlet

Beavers and their Dams

Date: 1859 

Description: Color drawing of beavers working on and living at their dams.

Date: 1895-12-11 

Description: View of the construction area of the Wisconsin Central Railway, looking southeast at Shipyard Point with workers and a team of horses.

Date: 1889 

Description: Southwest view of the Fox River and the waterfront.

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Standing portrait of Edward M. Bartlett, lieutenant colonel of the 30th Wisconsin, taken during the regiment's assignment at Camp Randall, 1862-1864.


Lathrop Residence

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the William H. Lathrop residence with a figure standing in the front entranceway.

Date: 1876-03 

Description: The first locomotive for the Pine River & Stevens Point ralroad, which was purchased in 1875, being hauled overland from Lone Rock to Richland Center while...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of photographer Henry Hamilton Bennett pulling an oar on a Wisconsin raft.

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Back cover of an advertising catalog for Osborne harvesting machinery, featuring a color illustration of a man operating a horse-drawn corn binder.

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Elevated view of group gathered and posed on a new street. Behind the group is a large pile of lumber, wooden sidewalks, and what appear to be newly-constr...

Date: 1857 

Description: Ink, pencil, and watercolor on paper. Register’s certificate in margin. On verso: Surveyor’s and Notary’s certificates. "Lot No: Four & South East Quarter...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Bookshelves and desks within the Eau Claire Public Library Reading Room.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Martin K. Dahl, far left, sits with three women around a table which has been set in front of an iron fence which encloses a manicured yard. Two of the wom...

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