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Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of George S. Willis. He was born in Winfield, Herkimer County, New York. Willis came to Wisconsin in January of 1836 and res...
Description: Bird's-eye map of Neenah.
Description: Color lithograph cover illustration for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Shows a steam powered sailing ship named "Progress" with a McCorm...
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: Horace Greeley, in top hat with soldiers at the Union Army Winter Quarters.
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: A two-story frame house with shuttered windows. Ellestad (born 1805 Ostreslidre, Valdres, Norway, died 1891 Blooming Grove) immigrated 1848 with his wife...
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: Pre-Civil War portrait of Lucius Fairchild wearing a hat.
Date: 1890-06-17 ca.
Description: The Grignon house was built (at the later address of 1313 Augustine Street) in 1836 by Charles Grignon. Charles Grignon was the son of Augustin Grignon, on...
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: A depiction of Jerusalem on the day of Jesus' crucifixion. This may be the Eastern end of Mount Zion or the City of David.
Date: 1871-07-13 before
Description: Menu printed on taupe silk for a banquet given to the Northwestern Amateur Boating Association by the Milwaukee Boat Club at Newhall House. At the top is a...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: In a posed scene, the photographer, wearing sleeve protectors, stands on the porch holding a bucket and large measuring cup while his smiling wife Clara th...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Council House of the first Wisconsin Territorial Legislature when it met at Belmont in 1836. A young boy or man wearing a hat stands in front near a fence.
Description: A man poses with his four-year-old Lombard blue plum tree in his fruit orchard in Sawyer, near Door County. The image of the man appears to be composited i...
Date: 1899 ca.
Description: A farmer operates a horse-drawn binder in a field while cattle graze nearby. A farmhouse, several farm buildings and a windmill can be seen in the distance...
Date: 1869 ca.
Description: Family seated in yard with woman holding parasol and large stone house with frame addition, and a wooden porch roof. There is a barn and animals in the bac...
Description: Indians on foot and horseback hunting buffaloes (Plate 7).
"The buffalo is a harmless and timid animal until severely wounded, or closely pursued, when it...
Date: 1877 ca.
Description: The congregation of the Arlington Prairie Lutheran Church assembled at the side of the church and dressed for the cold. The church is a brick structure wi...
Description: Family posed outdoors around a table in front of a frame house. There are two men with newspapers, girls with watermelon, and a woman on the porch of the h...
Description: Exterior view of an Illinois farmhouse on stilts above the Saline River. A woman poses on the porch. Wood beams are shoring up the sides of the house, and...
Description: View from across the railroad track. The Milwaukee and St. Paul Railroad car #4770 is in the foreground. The Freeman House, Carlisle House and Empire Stove...
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane (Mendota Mental Health Institute).
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