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Date: 1875 

Description: A husband and wife are posed with three sons, an infant in a baby carriage, and a Dalmatian, in front of a frame house with a stone foundation, shutters cl...

Photograph

P. Langlais Farm

Date: 1895-07-31 

Description: Three men standing in the cornfields at P. Langlais's farm.

In "Northern Wisconsin: A Hand-Book for the Homeseeker" (1896), this photograph is captioned...

Date: 1849-07-31 

Description: Bear Valley in Utah; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail).

Wilki...

Date: 1885 

Description: Wisconsin State Capitol surrounded by seven miniature drawings of Madison images.

Date: 1893-08 

Description: View of the main room of the Woman's Library in the Woman's Building at the World's Columbian Exposition.

Date: 1856 

Description: Isthmus of Madison, including Lake Mendota, or Great Lake, and Lake Menona [sic].

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A farmer operates a mower pulled by two horses towards a farmstead. A farmhouse, barn, and outbuildings, one with a cupola, are in the distance.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: A carriage and a family stand in front of a picket fence in front of an unpainted Greek Revival frame house. Attached to the house is a storefront. Althou...

Date: 1852 

Description: Group of birch [?] trees on a knoll.

Date: 1898 

Description: People on a boat dock watch a boat landing as part of the Ojibwa-Pillager Battle at Sugar Point on Bear Island.

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: This map shows townships and sections, landownership and acreages, roads, railroads, cemeteries, churches, schools, mills, and stone quarries. "Engraved, p...

Date: 1885 

Description: Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul engine #689 on the turn table, surrounded by railroad employees. The pump house is in the background.

Date: 1882-05-02 

Description: Illustrated invitation to a May Party at Liederkranz Hall given by the Makers and Sawyers of Milwaukee. The invitation is illustrated in color with a hors...

Date: 1897-08-28 

Description: Receipt for trees and shrubs purchased from Commercial Nurseries of Council Bluffs, Iowa, by Nina Dousman for gardens at Villa Louis.

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Receipt issued by the American Board of Commissioners of Foreign Missions to Frederick Smith for a contribution of ten cents from the Sabbath School of the...

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: The Fairchild and Northwestern locomotive the "Gracie May", named for Gracie May Foster. Several people pose near the locomotive, including Robert Holmes a...

Date: 1881 

Description: Advertising card for Deering harvesting machinery showing young boys operating a grain binder drawn by oxen. The caption reads "the Deering binder at work...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: A pencil sketch of Butte des Morts, also called Hill of the Dead. There is a small building at the top of the hill.

Photograph

Rocky Roost

Date: 1896-05-24 

Description: Rocky Roost, a cottage designed by Frank Lloyd Wright for his friend Robert Lamp. Located west of Governor's Island in Lake Mendota.

Date: 1855 

Description: This map shows the township survey grid and identifies counties, named towns, rivers, lakes, railroads, plank roads, mines, and the Menomonee Reservation....

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