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Drawing

Bur Oaks

Date: 1852-08 

Description: Pencil drawing of Bur Oaks in the oak savanna setting, one graceful detailed tree in the center foreground.

Date: 1849-07-13 

Description: The trail at Rocky Ridge, showing wagon train, that Wilkins was taking to get to the South Pass in Wyoming; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: View of the Waukesha Woolen Mills buildings with text.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Two images: Left side is: Man posing standing in the road in front of a wooden fence holding a derby hat. There is a house in the background. On the right...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1836 

Description: Map of Milwaukee including the Milwaukee River and Lake Michigan shore.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: A substantial wood fence stands before a Greek Revival house. A child is standing on the porch roof with other children and a man in the yard. Many of the...

Book or Pamphlet

Frackelton Design

Date: 1886 

Description: Color plate number III from Susan Frackelton's Tried by Fire showing a Vinenna style of decoration.

Photograph

Racine College

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: View of individuals standing on the front lawn of Taylor Hall on the campus of Racine College.

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp (1825-1890), seated at left, poses with his second wife, Catherine Orb Seipp (1846-1920), seated to his left, with other family...

Date: 1865-05 

Description: Group portrait of Sherman and his generals taken shortly after the Civil War in Mathew Brady's studio. From left to right: Maj. Gen. O.O. Howard, Maj. Gen....

Date: 1886-12 

Description: This map is ink and pen on tracing cloth and shows land ownership by name, canals, local streets, section lines, and original low water lines in blue. The...

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: An interior view of the Lucius Fairchild House, showing the sitting room and a partial view of the dining room. The house was constructed in 1850 at 302 S...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: State Normal School in Whitewater.

Date: 1832-06-23 

Description: Document written by Ebenezer Brigham listing events at Fort Blue Mounds.

Photograph

Henry Merrell

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Henry Merrell. He was born in Utica, New York, and came to Wisconsin in May of 1834. Merrell settled at Fort Winnebago.

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Sketch of John Muir's clock design.The built clock was a combination of scythes, wheels and arrows. A rough bough of burr oak was set upon a base incrusted...

Date: 1895 

Description: This late 19th century map of northern Wisconsin and a portion of Michigan's Upper Peninsula shows the township and range grid, the (Lac du) Flambeau India...

Photograph

Summer Cottage

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Exterior view of U.S. Marshall Canon's summer cottage. The two-story cottage has an outdoor porch and is surrounded by trees.

Photograph

Women Astronomers

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Maria Mitchell, first woman astronomer in the United States at Vassar College.

Photograph

Coal Tipple

Date: 1894-05-05 

Description: View from a boat on the Monangahela River of a coal tipple.

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