Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Man posed sitting, and a girl and dog standing, in a yard with tall grass in front of a frame house.

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Interior of the hut of a Mandan chief showing various objects and animals with five Mandans seated on ground.


Young Woman in Snow

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of an unidentified woman dressed in a winter coat, hat and muff. Her coat has been turned back to reveal the ruffles on the bottom of her s...

Map or Atlas

State Map of Wisconsin

Date: 1852 ca.

Description: Map reads, "The State of Wisconsin- compiled from the latest authorities". In addition, there is a scale which is six miles for every inch, and a profile o...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Home of Governor Cadwallader C. Washburn on Monroe Street at the east end of what is now the Edgewood College campus. Washburn is probably the man at left.


Emil Wallber House

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Emil Wallber house with four people standing near the entrance. Wallber was the mayor of Milwaukee from 1884-1888. The location of the...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: The only known evidence of the north/south entrances to the original third Wisconsin State Capitol building. (The entrances were identical and cannot be di...

Date: 1892-02-22 before

Description: Back cover, front cover, and menu page for the Old Settlers' Club of Milwaukee County annual banquet. The back page includes an illustration of a monument...

Date: 1893-07-04 

Description: Lucius Fairchild (standing, left), Mary Fairchild (standing, center) and a group of unidentified men and women outdoors in formal attire. Lucius Fairchild...

Date: 1883 

Description: Outside of 6-panel brochure featuring three color illustrations of men using the rear cut mower, light reaper and platform twine binder.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: The Institution for the Education of the Blind where Louisa May Alcott attended school. Writing on the photo reads "Institution for the Education of the Bl...

Map or Atlas

Brothertown Plat Map

Date: 1893 

Description: Plat map of Brothertown in Calumet County.

Date: 1899-02-15 

Description: The Wisconsin State Assembly in session in the second Wisconsin State Capitol, with observers looking on from the gallery.


Pond and Farmstead

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: View from above, of a pond and a farmstead. A man is in a boat on the water and another man is in a wagon on shore near a fence. In the background are so...

Date: 1883 ca.

Description: Letterhead stationery of the Milwaukee Industrial Exposition Association, with an engraving of the building constructed for that event.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View of the Stephen Vaughn Shipman house at 65 Spaight Street, near the intersection of Ingersoll Street. The house was designed and built between 1855 and...


A Muir Clock

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A sketch of a clock design by John Muir.

Date: 1885 

Description: View down Bascom Hill of Science Hall (1876-1884) in the process of being demolished.


Pile-Pontoon Bridge

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereoview of John Lawler's pile-pontoon railway bridge over the Mississippi River.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Men stand in the yard and a woman stands on the porch of a frame house with double brackets, double front doors with screen doors and a double walkway lead...

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