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Photograph

Axtell House

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the Axtell House building, with a storefront next to it advertising "Clothing Hats Caps Sailors Outfits". A bridge is on the left and a man...

Photograph

Portrait of a Boy

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a boy, possibly Cyrus McCormick, Jr., with his arms crossed on a table. He is wearing a decorated jacket and necktie.

Historical Object

Girl's Homespun Cotton Dress

Date: 1862 

Description: View of a long-sleeve, brown and white checked dress worn by Cora Cundiff.

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: This map is one of the earliest weather maps of the United States, which traced an 1859 storm across the continent. Manuscript annotations in red ink show...

Photograph

Young Old Abe

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite of Old Abe, the Wisconsin war eagle on a perch. The adolescent bird still has partially brown head feathers. The card appears to have a s...

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Josiah D. Whitney (1819-1896), professor of Geology at Harvard University (1865-96), and chief of the Californa Geological Surv...

Photograph

Marshall House

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Marshall House, in which Col. E.E. Ellsworth was shot on May 24, 1861.

Date: 1869-10 ca.

Description: Wisconsin State Capitol dome under construction, showing the workmen and the equipment they used to hoist construction materials into place. After the cons...

Date: 1860-12 

Description: Graph showing the profile of a semi-diurnal spring tidal curve deduced from 5452 half hourly ordinates obtained from the records of self registering tide g...

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: The Vilas Hotel located at the corner of Monona Avenue at the west end of the first block of East Main Street.

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: The graduating class of the University of Wisconsin, all of whom are unidentified. It is likely this photograph was taken by John S. Fuller.

Date: 1860-02-22 

Description: Menu for the Newhall House hotel in Milwaukee, extensively illustrated with an engraving of the hotel and prices. The Newhall House, during its day one of...

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Etching depicting the Battle of Shiloh, Tenn.

Date: 1862 

Description: Shows townships and sections, landownership and acreage, roads, railroads, churches, schools, and cemeteries. Inset maps: Plat of Hingham -- Plat of Casca...

Date: 1862-02-18 

Description: George W. Noble's commission as First Sergeant in the Wisconsin 2nd Cavalry.

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Ansicht Von St Nanianz, gregundet vom Jahr 1854 bis 1860. Sr. Hochw. Hern V. Oschald. n.p., n.d..

Date: 1861 

Description: Soldiers of the 3rd Wisconsin Artillery at Camp Randall man a cannon on wheels while other men on foot and on horseback follow.

Date: 1867 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Ripon, with insets of points of interest.

Date: 1865-05-01 

Description: Albumen print of Abraham Lincoln's funeral procession. Thirty-six maidens in white surround Lincoln's hearse as it passes through the funeral arch, probabl...

Date: 1867 after

Description: A view of the commons building at Ripon College, partially obscured by trees.

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