.

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a woman in "native" Neapolitan costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set created a...

Date: 1837 

Description: This manuscript map, copied in 1837 from a map in the Green Bay Land Office, Navarino, shows sections, the Shebowegan Trail, sandstone ledges, rivers, stre...

Date: 1896 

Description: Profile view of a passenger pigeon, a species of pigeon now extinct. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in the aviary of Professor C.O. Whi...

Map or Atlas

Map of Dane County

Date: 1855 

Description: Map of Dane County.

Date: 1886 

Description: Detail of map including plans of the National Soldiers' home.

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Hall, built in 1870, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Below the image is the caption "Female College of Wisconsin."

Date: 1894-05-12 

Description: Four boys stand on the shoreline of the Ohio River, seeing Reuben and Jessie Thwaites off. Buildings and a church steeple can be seen in the background.

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: This manuscript map is ink, pencil, and watercolor on paper and shows landownership. An approximate date can be established by the names written on the pla...

Date: 1885 

Description: Engraved image of a man adding ingredients from a barrel to a boiling vat of beer.

Photograph

Blue Plum Tree

Date: 1895-08 

Description: A man poses with his four-year-old Lombard blue plum tree in his fruit orchard in Sawyer, near Door County. The image of the man appears to be composited i...

Date: 1885-07-23 

Description: Mourning Badge with the image of Ulysses S. Grant.

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Full-length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a Ho-Chunk man, woman, and girl, all posed standing. They are identified as David Goodvillage...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Federal (bald) eagle attacking a rattlesnake. The eagle has a Union flag in its left talons and the snake in its right, while biting the snake with its bea...

Date: 1896 

Description: Frontal view of two passenger pigeons. This species of pigeon is now extinct. The pigeons lived in captivity in the aviary of Professor C.O. Whitman, profe...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Remarkable Hills on the Upper Missouri River (views 10-29). Various scenes of land formations.

Date: 1852 ca.

Description: Printed petition addressed to Governor Leonard J. Farwell concerning the lack of qualifications of the present state Emigrant Agent and their desire for th...

Date: 1854 after

Description: A plaque declares the birthplace of the Republican Party.

Date: 1899 

Description: The Elisha D. Smith Library built by Van Ryn and De Gelleke.

Date: 1896 

Description: A map of the Chain-O-Lakes in Waupaca, including Indian trails. The path of the Waupaca Electric Railway from the Grand View Hotel to the Wisconsin Central...

Book or Pamphlet

The Gun Boat Fleet

Date: 1862-04-05 ca.

Description: Engraved illustration for the story titled: "The Fight at Island No. 10". The view from the deck of a boat looks out at the approaching gun boats coming do...

Have Questions?

If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.

Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:

.
.