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Date: 1820-05-24 

Description: A page, headed with "Journal No. 1", of James Doty's journal of a trip with Cass, Schoolcraft, etc. to the sources of the Mississippi River.

Photograph

Actress as Indian

Date: 1857 

Description: Actress standing with crossed arms dressed in Indian headdress and wrap for performance of "Black Hawk, or Lily of the Prairie," written by Mary Elizabeth...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Original pen and ink drawing of an illustration for a McCormick Company advertising catalog. Includes an illustration of a well-dressed farmer operating a...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Annie Storer Brown with two children, Eleanore Annie Brown (on her lap), and Alice Brown (in rocking chair), at their home, 121 East Gilman Street.

Date: 1892 

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Mary Davidson Bradford, a high school teacher.

Painting

Randall Wilcox

Date: 1856 

Description: Waist-up portrait of Randall Wilcox sitting.

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Portrait of Anita McCormick Blaine (1866-1954) and her brother Stanley Robert McCormick (1874-1947).

Book or Pamphlet

Farwell's Madison Mills

Date: 1851 

Description: Engraving of the five-story tall mill erected at the outlet of the Yahara Creek by Leonard J. Farwell. This engraving appears in Statistics of Dane County,...

Photograph

Walter B. Gage

Date: 1856 

Description: A quarter-length oval sepia-toned portrait of Walter B. Gage.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: This map is ink on tracing cloth and shows the Black River, French Slough, Little French Slough, the southern portion of North La Crosse, the Milwaukee & S...

Postcard

Main Street

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Main Street on the corner of Washington Street shops.

Photograph

No. 1 Cotton Mill

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: The No. 1 Cotton Mill. Plank sidewalk in foreground.

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Stereograph from the Panorama of the Battle of Missionary Ridge, Confederate Fortifications, General Sheridan's Horses in Road, painted in 1885. It was pai...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: A family dressed in their Sunday clothes are gathered around a table that has flowers on it. The frame house behind them has shutters.

Date: 1856 before

Description: A hand-colored lithograph of two eels, created from drawings and descriptions of specimens collected by members of the Perry expedition. No. 1, top, was co...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: View of University of Wisconsin-Madison boathouse on shoreline of Lake Mendota. The Armory (Red Gym or Old Red) is behind the boathouse, and the Science Ha...

Date: 1893 

Description: Frederick Jackson Turner with his History Seminar in an alcove of the Historical Society rooms in the third Wisconsin State Capitol, about 1893-1894. Back...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: An exterior view of the Henry Schildhauer residence on West Washington Avenue. Mr. Schildhauer was the Chief Department of Revenue Collector for the State...

Date: 1898-10 

Description: A detail of a Sanborn map including Lake Front and Lake Lawn areas by Langdon Street.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: A large family group and a dog are posed around a table that has large books on it. The frame house behind them has a sway in its roof. A well is in the ba...

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