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Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Lodi School was a three-story brick Romanesque building with a small cupola, built in 1868. It burned on March 28, 1878. It was rebuilt by December 1878, b...

Book or Pamphlet

Inaugurals, 1789-1881

Date: 1880 

Description: Foldout chart illustrating all elected officials in the United States federal government from 1789 to 1881. The upper half of the chart shows the persons e...

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Memorial wreath in the shape of an anchor.

Date: 1872-07-10 ca.

Description: A certificate admitting Colonel George E. Bryant to become a member of the Society of the Army of the Tennessee.

Date: 1858 

Description: An ink on paper map of Milwaukee County and the eastern portion of Waukesha County that shows the townships of Oak Creek, Franklin, Greenfield, Wauwatosa,...

Date: 1887 

Description: Illustration of men harvesting grain with Cyrus McCormick's reaper of 1831. The illustration appeared in an advertising folder produced by the McCormick Ha...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Shingle mill workers and a young boy pose in front of the men's bunk house. They are, as numbered on the photograph: 1. Jas Clark 2. Charles Elzea 3. Red M...

Map or Atlas

Sanborn Map

Date: 1892-03 

Description: Detail map including West Washington Avenue, West Main Street, West Wilson Street, and North and South Bedford Streets. Includes the Chicago, Milwaukee & S...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: The William McFarland family is gathered around a table covered with books, pine cones, glassware and flowers in front of their Exchange Street house in Mc...

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Seated studio portrait of Margaret (Mitchell) Johnston (1805-1861) and her husband George Johnston (1803-1893) of Aberdeenshire, Scotland. They were the pa...

Date: 1816-10-19 

Description: The front page of a letter with the greeting "Dear Sister" written by Daniel Boone.

Photograph

Store and Saloon

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior view from across road of men gathered outside a store and saloon. Most of the men hold a glass of beer as though toasting. Two teams of horses are...

Date: 1861-01 

Description: "An ordinance to dissolve the Union between the State of Louisiana and other states united with her under the compact entitled 'The Constitution of the Uni...

Map or Atlas

Plat Map of Madison

Date: 1836 

Description: "Plat of Madison the Capitol of Wisconsin". Map of the four lakes county.

Date: 1847 

Description: Drawing of a Native American man looking into the Milwaukee settlement.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Students and adults of the State School for the Blind pose for a group portrait in front of the building.

Photograph

House Apiary

Date: 1877 

Description: House apiary in Minnesota.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereo view of a lake scene in Madison, probably looking south on Lake Monona at a boat race in progress. From the series "The Beauties of the City of Madi...

Date: 1897 

Description: Official copy of Cyrus McCormick's 1834 reaper patent. This copy was made by the Patent Office at the request of the McCormick family.

Date: 1833 ca.

Description: Township/section map showing Rodolf land and nearby neighbors.

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