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Photograph

Graduating Class

Date: 1894 

Description: Eight men and women of a graduating class sit outdoors holding their diplomas. They are seated on the steps of the photographer's home at 131 East Montello...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye map of Madison. The Lakeside House resort is in the foreground, which burned in 1877, in what is now Olin Park.

Date: 1866 

Description: The aftermath of the Battle of Peach Tree Creek. Union graves are in the foreground, with a field in the middle, and a forest in the background. Plate 34

Date: 1860 after

Description: Jefferson Davis as a spider traps flies in his web. The web appears to be attached to the Union flag. He has a skull and crossbones on his back and blood d...

Date: 1895 

Description: Sanborn-Perris fire insurance maps for city of Menasha.

Map or Atlas

City of Milwaukee

Date: 1889 

Description: Bird’s-eye-view map. Published in the Milwaukee Sentinel: Wednesday morning, August 28, 1889 for the 23rd Nationla Encampments of the GAR, August 27th to 3...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Map shows townships, post offices, roads, railroads, and selected buildings. The sections are in pink, green, blue, and yellow. Counties, towns, and lakes...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Scene showing Minatarre Indians moving about their village during the winter season.

Date: 1870-05-17 ca.

Description: A large group, mainly men, are gathered behind the "Lake City Cornet Band" who are in uniform near a lake shore, possibly Lake Monona. The card was marked...

Date: 1853 ca.

Description: This map shows camps, forts, logging camps, lakes, roads, railroads, the Wisconsin River, and Lac Du Flambeau Indian Reservation. Some points of interest a...

Date: 1851 date unknown

Description: A survey map of Wisconsin and eastern Minnesota, with the township surveys for portions of the Saint Croix region in progress. The maps also show the Meno...

Magazine or Periodical

A Stretch Between the Tracks

Date: 1892-06 before

Description: Frank G. Lenz posed with his bicycle between railroad tracks in the northeastern United States.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of George Blackhawk (WonkShiekChoNeeKah), sitting, and an unidentified man standing and wearing an otter fur...

Date: 1863 

Description: A general map of the southeastern United States showing Missouri, Kentucky, West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alab...

Photograph

Forest Middleton

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Forest Middleton rests his arms on a press-back chair. He wears a hat and winter coat.

Date: 1894-12-24 

Description: Diploma of honorable mention presented to Stephen M. Babcock by the Board of Lady Managers of the Columbian Exposition. The document honors Babcock's inven...

Date: 1853 

Description: Map covers area between the cities of Janesville and Kenosha in Rock, Walworth, and Kenosha counties for railroad routes. Lakes and counties are labelled....

Date: 1896 

Description: Two passenger pigeons, a species of pigeon now extinct, near a nest. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in the aviary of Professor C.O. Whi...

Date: 1896 

Description: Young man posing in front of a train decorated with banners for the University of Wisconsin Glee, Banjo, and Mandolin Club .

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A group of farm workers harvests grain in a field. One of the crew members operates a McCormick grain binder pulled by two horses. A man in a dark suit, pe...

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