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Description: Between May and September 1673, Father Jacques Marquette and Louis Joliet crossed what is now Wisconsin and traveled down the Mississippi River as far as A...
Description: A pharmacist stands behind the sales counter at the Pharmacie Werner in Boulay, France. At the time, Boulay was part of Germany.
Description: Cary Bass, son of the photographer, asleep in baby carriage with his sister Everetta standing nearby.
Description: Birds-eye view of Appleton Wisconsin. In the foreground are people fishing, strolling, and looking over the canal towards the Fox River. Streets and buildi...
Description: A rustic bridge on Lake Mendota Drive.
Description: The front cover of a booklet about Hillside Home School during 1894-1895, the school's seventh year.
Description: Bird's-eye map of La Crosse, with six insets including residences, a store front, The John Gund Brewing Company, and C. & J. Michel Brewing Company.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Color lithograph poster. Top caption reads "Social Session" with an insert to the right containing an image of "D. J. Sprague, Manager." The image shows me...
Date: 1894 ca.
Description: A view of the town as it appeared following the fire of 1894.
Description: This map lists and depicts the positions of "the batteries on Kentucky shore" and the "batteries on Island No. 10." The 8th Wisconsin Infantry and 15th Wis...
Date: 1852 ca.
Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of Azel Parkhurst Ladd (1811-1854). Ladd was the Wisconsin state superintendent of public instruction in 1852. Oval-framed quarte...
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Full-length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of two unidentified Ho-Chunk women. The woman on the left is wearing a dress with many panels of...
Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for Excelsior harvesting machinery manufactured by Hoover and Gamble. Features a color illustration of a boy and girl in a...
Description: First page of calendar for January and February, 1892. Features an illustration of a woman sitting on a stone wall watching a man using a Buckeye mower in...
Date: 1860 after
Description: A cartoon of General Scott helping Jefferson Davis try on a shoe. Scott says, "Well, does that Union Shoe fit you?" And Davis replies, "Mr. Scott, this Uni...
Date: 1890 after
Description: A young woman and man pose behind a hayrick in a farm field. They both wear hats.
Date: 1861 ca.
Description: Poster designed to recruit soldiers to the 19th Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War. In addition to the text, the poster features an eagle carrying a b...
Description: Map shows townships and sections, landownership and acreages, railroads, and roads. The map was compiled by the civil engineer and city surveyor agent H.I....
Description: During the War of 1812, the only battle fought in Wisconsin was in Prairie du Chien, in 1814. Made fifty-six years later, this birds eye drawing depicts th...
Description: Catalog cover for "The Advance Mower" featuring a color illustration of a man sitting on the mower pulled by a team of two horses through a field, with the...
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