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Photograph

Blue Mounds Farm

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: View down a rocky rural lane near West Blue Mounds. Zigzag stake and rider split-rail fencing enclose a farmstead, which includes a barn, a frame house, h...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: A view inside the Monona Lake Assembly Pavilion showing people gathered listening to speakers. Behind the speakers, a large banner is displayed. It is deco...

Date: 1890 

Description: Slightly elevated view of the members of the United States Pharmacopeial Convention and their families standing for a portrait at Mount Vernon.

Photograph

Jessie Jack Hooper

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Jessie Jack Hooper.

Photograph

Green Bay Residence

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Exterior of home and lawn on a summer day, with a forest in the background and a picket fence in the foreground. The house has a lookout on the roof.

Date: 1877 

Description: A hand-colored map of Wisconsin showing counties, township gridlines, river systems, and railroad routes throughout the state. The map also includes porti...

Date: 1858 

Description: Map of Martineau's Addition in the first ward of Milwaukee as well as buildings and location of adjacent additions with landowners names.

Drawing

Unio mondonta

Date: 1828 ca.

Description: Increase Lapham's drawing of a Union mondonta (or Unio soleniformis) shell. There are also two views of another shell drawn below and a drawi...

Photograph

Moccasin

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Early carte-de-visite of a Ho-Chunk man identified as Moccasin. The backdrop indicates the photograph came from Charles Van Schaick‚Äôs studio, but it may ha...

Date: 1878 

Description: Front of advertising card with a color illustration of a Gale Chilled Plow.

Photograph

Stephen Nicholas

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Stephen Nicholas (1840-1901) of Chilton, Wisconsin. Stephen was a member of the Narragansett tribe. He served with Co. D, 1st...

Date: 1890-12-25 

Description: Portrait of Amanda Joanna McCormick Adams seated in parlor-like setting on Christmas. Mrs. Adams is seated before a framed photograph of a man on the table...

Date: 1891 

Description: This blueprint manuscript map shows land owned by Kaukauna Water Power Co., Green Bay & Mississippi Canal Co., A.W. Patten, N.M. Edwards, and M.J. Meade. P...

Date: 1898 

Description: Cavalry on a barge are going from or returning to Bear Island at the Ojibwa-Pillager Battle at Sugar Point on Bear Island.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: A family stands on the porch of small frame house with wing additions. A well is on the far left with farm buildings in the background.

Photograph

Indian Agency House

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: The Indian Agency House when the land was farmed by E.S. Baker of Portage, Wisconsin.

Date: 1843 

Description: Portrait of Ellen Clarinda Martin Kneeland.

Date: 1895 

Description: Back cover of a booklet advertising the Van Duzen gas and gasoline engine featuring an illustration of the engine. The handwritten text at right reads, "A....

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: This map shows the river shore and piers. Lake Michigan is labeled. Depths are shown by soundings and isolines. The bottom margin includes notes on soundi...

Book or Pamphlet

Naw-Kaw or Wood

Date: 1838 

Description: Naw-Kaw or Wood. Hand-colored lithograph from History of the Indian Tribes of North America.

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