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Date: 1855-05-10 

Description: A poster advertising a $100 reward to be issued by Marcus Du Val for his runaway "servant" Matthew Turner. The poster includes a physical description of th...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a Ho-Chunk man posed standing, and a Ho-Chunk woman posed sitting and holding a child in front of a painted backdrop. They are identifie...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Man posed standing in the road in front of a wooden fence holding a derby hat. There is a house in the background.

Print

Bay View

Date: 1886 

Description: Elevated view of Milwaukee looking north from Bay View.

Date: 1865 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of John Torrey (1796-1863), American botanist. Worked as New York state botanist from 1836. Handwritten inscription at...

Date: 1878 

Description: The dome of the third Wisconsin State Capitol, which was constructed entirely of iron and glass, as it appeared in 1878. The dome was painted white which s...

Date: 1888 

Description: This late 19th century map of Price County, Wisconsin, shows landownership and waterfront acreages, the township and range system, towns, cities and villag...

Map or Atlas

Manitowoc County Map

Date: 1878 

Description: Outline map of Manitowoc County. Includes engraving of Wisconsin State Seal at bottom right.

Date: 1884 

Description: Letterhead from the office of J. Vandervort, Practicle Apiarist and Manufacturer of Comb Foundation Machines. Laceyville, PA., July 28 1884.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: View from a distance of a farmer posing on a McCormick grain binder drawn by two horses in a wheat field. Two men in suits pose next to a bundle of wheat t...

Map or Atlas

Sanborn Map of Hurley

Date: 1898-02 

Description: Sanborn map of Hurley featuring the Montreal Mining Company.

Date: 1861-09-30 

Description: The document, signed by Wisconsin State Governor Alexander Randall, appointing Hans C. Heg colonel of the 15th Regiment of Wisconsin Volunteers.

Date: 1872-02-17 

Description: Political cartoon depicting a woman on a rocky path carrying two children and a drunken husband on her back being tempted by Victoria Woodhull depicted as...

Map or Atlas

Lower Prairie du Chien

Date: 1856 

Description: This map is ink and watercolor on paper and includes certifications inscribed by Saml. T. [M?]ight, a civil engineer, Edward H. Brodhead, James H. Lockwood...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Illustrated view of Superior.

Date: 1875 

Description: Bird's-eye map after a fire destroyed a large area of the town. In memory of the Great Conflagration on April 28th, 1875. Taken from the North-Side.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Men with guns and dogs and wagons in front of a rural post office. Some men have assumed exaggerated poses, probably for humorous effect.

Photograph

Silver Spring

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: View of Silver Spring and the surrounding countryside. In the background, there is a man on a bicycle, two individuals in a horse-drawn vehicle and a small...

Drawing

Barometer

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Watercolor illustration of a barometer designed by John Muir in his boyhood.

Photograph

Railroad Depot

Date: 1889 

Description: Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul passenger depot with several people standing in front of the building. This is the Franklin Street station on East Wilson Str...

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