Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Com-no-sa-qua, a Pottowattomie (Potawatomi) Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, was drawn at the Treaty of Missinnewa (1827).

Date: 1898 

Description: Actor John Gilbert as a baby with his mother. She is lying on the floor on her stomach, resting on her elbows with her head up. Her knees are bent and her...

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Cover features a ribbon reading "The New Champion" against an ornate framed background of green and embossed gold in. Two round frames have a silhouette ag...

Date: 1895-12 

Description: A northeast view of Madison from University Pier.

Date: 1895 

Description: Back cover of an advertising catalog for D.M. Osborne and Company, manufacturers of agricultural machinery. Features color illustrations of the New Osborne...


Main Street

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Looking northwest from the Methodist Episcopal Church, Main Street, with trolley track running down the center of the street.

Historical Object

Fargo Children at Play

Date: 1899 

Description: An album page decorated with a hand-painted stem of wild geranium flowers features four photographs of Stuart Fargo, age two years, and his sister Dorothy,...

Date: 1889 

Description: Stereograph from the Chicago Panorama of the Battle of Gettysburg Representing Pickett's Charge at 4 P.M., July 3rd, 1863: General Gibbon's Brigade Repelli...

Date: 1898 

Description: View across thick covering of foliage towards the Turvill family home and garden. The Turvill home is in the background surrounded by trees.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: A group of soldiers stand at attention in formation as a part of the 1876 Centennial Celebrations.

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Family in front of a wood fence with one man sitting on top of it. A woman holds a baby and child on small front porch of frame house behind. There is an a...

Date: 1898 

Description: Withertail, a Sioux Chief, at the Trans-Mississippi Exposition and Indian Congress. He is sitting outdoors in front of a tipi.

Date: 1897 

Description: This map shows city wards, block numbers, parks, cemeteries, roads, railroads, Lake Michigan, and selected buildings. Also included are indexes to streets,...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A man with his back turned is posing on a horse-drawn McCormick grain binder in a field. On his left are four females, including a woman, one younger woman...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a group of men from India in "native" Indian costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations,"...

Date: 1895 

Description: Color lithograph poster showing a scene set at a musical recital in Imperial Russia. Top left inset with Imperial Russian crest and "by H. Grattan Donnelly...


Washing Hands

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Wisconsin National Guard members washing their hands in metal pans before a meal.

Date: 1891 ca.

Description: A group of personnel with the Rentz & Co.'s Monster Circus combined with the Great American Racing Association, pose for a photograph by the side of the tr...

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