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Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Fourteen members of what may be the Andres Malsted family pose in the garden. Behind them is a picket fence and behind it their upright and wing frame hous...

Map or Atlas

Plat Map of Verona

Date: 1890 

Description: A plat map of a portion of Verona in Dane County.

Date: 1868 

Description: The wooden fence surrounding the Capitol Park. On the right is the railing at which horses were hitched, and some newly-planted trees. This view looks nor...

Date: 1849-06-30 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).

Date: 1888-12-15 before

Description: Menu page and back cover for a "Dinner tendered Geo. P. Merrill by Chas. H. Wheeler," with a handwritten menu with wines and spirits in red, and colored pe...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: A Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) Squaw, wife of O'-check-ka (Four Legs). Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Green Bay (...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a Ho-Chunk girl, Martha White Blackhawk St. Cyr, posed standing with her left hand resting on a draped ch...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a Confederate Civil War sharpshooter aiming his rifle, created as a preliminary study for a Civil War cyclorama. Although unsigned t...

Date: 1888-11-29 

Description: Advertisements for co-operative companies including Co-operative Collar and Cuff Company, Solidarity Watch Case Company and a tailoring company. They appea...

Date: 1892 

Description: Fifth page of calendar for September and October, 1892. Features two illustrations: the top one of a man using a team of horses to pull a Buckeye harvestin...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of a group of men standing knee deep in water using handspikes probably in an attempt to dislodge a lumber raft from a sandbar or from the shor...

Photograph

Chemistry Class

Date: 1898 

Description: Students in a chemistry class at Hillside Home School, an early progressive school, operated by Ellen and Jane Lloyd Jones, aunts of Frank Lloyd Wright.

Date: 1891 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Marshfield, looking north, with six vignettes of east and west side of Central Ave, between 3rd and 4th, 2nd and 3rd, and Railroad and 2n...

Photograph

Fort Winnebago

Date: 1831 ca.

Description: Fort Winnebago, a print published in Mrs. John H. Kinzie's Wau-bun (1856).

Date: 1883-10-10 

Description: Portrait of Mary Virginia McCormick (1861-1941). Mary Virginia was the daughter of Chicago industrialist and inventor, Cyrus Hall McCormick.

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Group of men posing in front of and on the scaffolding surrounding the Montello School House. The building was completed in 1896.

Date: 1865 

Description: This map shows the harbor with proposed extensions and the shore line as it appeared in 1865. Depths are shown by soundings.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Color lithograph of Ben Hur and the Egyptian woman Iras embracing. Across the top banner in caps is "Klaw and Erlanger's stupendous production," underneath...

Date: 1887 

Description: Back cover with the title: "A Group of Folding Binders" and four color illustrations. The top left illustration shows a man driving "The No. 7 Light Excels...

Photograph

Charcoal Kilns

Date: 1895-09-27 

Description: Elevated view of men and horses standing atop the platform used to load wood into charcoal kilns, also known as pits. These kilns convert cord wood into ch...

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