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Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Hölzlhuber received a request from the German theater director Henry Börnstein in St. Louis, Missouri, to purchase his theater sets and music. Accordingly,...

Photograph

Stagecoach

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A stagecoach in front of the Wells Fargo Mail and Express Company. In 1858, Wells Fargo helped start the Overland Mail Company, also known as the “Butterf...

Date: 1856 

Description: This map shows the Manitowoc River, Lake Michigan, streets, and buildings. Relief is shown by hachures and soundings are in feet and decimals of a foot. Th...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Advertising card produced by Warder, Mitchell and Company, manufacturers of the Champion line of agricultural machinery. Features a color illustration of a...

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: "Siege of Vicksburg." An etching published by Johnson, Fry & Company from a painting by Chappel of the Union lines during the battle.

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.

Book or Pamphlet

The 'Champion' Self-Raker

Date: 1873 

Description: Inside spread featuring a color illustration of a man using a self-raker in a field with a team of two horses.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Winter scene with snow banks next to the Madison-Portage Railroad tracks. Stereo. "The Grand and Majestic Snowbanks on the Madison and Portage Railroad, 2...

Date: 1876 

Description: Sheep and cattle are within a split-rail fence. Two men are behind the fence on the roof of a shade shelter for the cattle. Haystacks and a windmill are be...

Map or Atlas

Plat of Madison

Date: 1854 

Description: Madison Plat Map.

Photograph

William A. Hawley

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Three-quarter length carte-de-visite portrait of Captain William A. Hawley standing near a column.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: German-language circular advertising McCormick's Self-Rake Reaper.

Photograph

View of Bayfield

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Stereograph image of Bayfield.

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Men repairing docked, damaged ship.

Date: 1893 

Description: Map of Wisconsin showing Michigan's upper peninsula, the northern portion of Illinois and part of eastern Minnesota. There is an inset map of Isle Royale i...

Date: 1893 

Description: Detail of a Milwaukee County map that shows sections 20 and 21 at Range 22 East, Township 8 North.

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: A pond at the Wisconsin State Fish Hatchery (aka Nevin Fish Hatchery, 3911 Fish Hatchery Rd.) with a sign reading "Brook Trout 3 and 4 years old." Funds fo...

Date: 1873 

Description: This late 19th century map shows the lake region around Oconomowoc in Waukesha County and eastern Jefferson County, Wisconsin. The township and range grid,...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Rendering of the library reading room in the State Historical Society, now the Wisconsin Historical Society. This was the final, accepted design by Ferry a...

Date: 1825-08-19 

Description: Fourth page of the Treaty between the United States and the Chippewa, Sauk, Fox, Menominee, Iowa, Sioux, Winnebago and a portion of the Ottawa, Chippewa, a...

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