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Date: 1861 

Description: A hand-drawn poster, produced by S.W. Martin's Writing Academy of Madison, listing the officers and men of the 1st Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry,...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Front of house with white fence. Man, young child, and dog stand in front of fence.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: View from the south with a railroad in the foreground, river in the middle distance, and Janesville in the background.

Photograph

John Brady

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype portrait of John Brady of Virginia, son of Captain Samuel Brady. Half-length, facing front with torso turned slightly to right.

Photograph

Park Hotel

Date: 1874 before

Description: The Park Hotel.

Date: 1851 

Description: Map of a portion of Merton including the Bark River, a mill, Fort Hill, and Indian mounds.

Date: 1887 

Description: This late 19th century map shows the lake region around Oconomowoc in Waukesha County and eastern Jefferson County, Wisconsin. Cities and villages, roads,...

Date: 1899 

Description: Catalog cover with the headline: "Light Draft Ideals." Two eagles flying in the sky, and a border of wheat and flowers, are illustrated to look like a carv...

Photograph

Open Casket

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Open casket of a young bearded and moustached man outdoors. There is a canvas covering used as a backdrop.

Drawing

Chief Oshkosh

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Waist-up pen and ink drawing of Chief Oshkosh. He is wearing a top hat wrapped with a ribbon. He wears a suitcoat, bowtie, beaded neckpouch and a blanket w...

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: This 19th century manuscript map shows the roads and proposed routes, villages, and lakes and streams in Walworth County, Wisconsin.

Photograph

St. Mary Academy

Date: 1864 after

Description: A view from lawn of the stone facade of St. Mary Academy. The arched main entrance is partially visible behind trees on left. A bell tower sits in the midd...

Date: 1893 

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

Photograph

Mullet River

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: A view taken from the elevation on the south side of the Mullet River.

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: View across railroad tracks towards a group of glee, banjo and mandolin club members posing in front of a University of Wisconsin banner on the Chicago and...

Print

Ker-o-menee

Date: 1827 

Description: Portrait of Ker-o-menee, a celebrated Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted by J.O. Lewis at the Treat...

Date: 1865-07-14 

Description: The second page of a letter written by E.G. Ayer of Harvard, Illinois, to Wisconsin Governor James T. Lewis, in gratitude for the governor's thanks for car...

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Quarter-length oval-framed portrait of John Bascom at the age of 28.

Date: 1862-06-06 

Description: "Colonel Ellet's Rams approaching the city of Memphis, Tennessee, to demand its surrender." Sketch of a cityscape in the background, the river with numero...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of the Jackson County Courthouse.

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