Date: 1880 

Description: Engraved image of three men in a dark room examining kegs of beer by candlelight.

Date: 1867 

Description: Henry C. Koch and his wife, Johanna Knab Koch, pose for a formal studio portrait. Henry C. Koch was a German born architect that designed many Wisconsin sc...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Patriotic image of a sailor holding the Union flag in his left hand and a sword in his right. His left foot rests on an anchor. The caption below reads, "T...

Map or Atlas

Dane Co., Wis.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: This late-19th century map of Dane County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, lakes and streams, roads, an...

Date: 1876 

Description: This map of the Battle of Iuka depicts the May 19, 1862, positions of the Union forces in blue and Confederate in red. Indicated on the map are roads, the...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the First Congregational Church.


Fort Crawford

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Fort Crawford Hospital.


Fort Howard

Date: 1851 

Description: A rare photograph of U.S. Army soldiers stationed at Fort Howard canoeing on the Fox River. Fort Howard, built in 1816, was the first in the chain of forts...

Date: 1872 

Description: This 1872 map shows the proposed route of a canal between Sturgeon Bay, on the Green Bay side of the Door Peninsula, and Lake Michigan. Depths in both Stur...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior stereographic view of the Polk County Press Office with three men standing and three children seated on its front porch.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of Grace Episcopal Church from West Washington Avenue.

Date: 1895 

Description: Catalog featuring calendar pages. August features two women working indoors. September features the Buckeye Harvesting-Machine Works.

Date: 1858 

Description: Advertisement for the Madison Water Cure and Electro-Hydrogienic Institute, formerly the Lakeside Water-Cure.

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: Victorian mansion at 123 S. Madison Street, built in 1870 and owned in 1875 by Samuel Chamberlain. It's mansard roof and iron trim help make the house an...

Date: 1860 

Description: A damaged Republican Party ticket for the Racine County Wisconsin slate headed by Abraham Lincoln and Hannibal Hamlin. Also of note on the ticket is Congre...


Sacking the Rapids

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Log driving crew maneuvering logs through rapids below a dam, probably on the Wisconsin River.

Date: 1867-01 

Description: Frankie Irene Douty poses for her wedding portrait. She is wearing a dark dress with a striped skirt and resting her hand on the back of a chair. She has a...

Date: 1861-12 ca.

Description: Six members of the 13th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry Company K.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph; looking north from the end of Oneida Street along shoreline.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Our Svaiour's Church, 13 South Hancock Street. (Hancock Street and E. Washington Avenue).

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