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Date: 1893 

Description: Stereoview over rooftops of the Ferris wheel at the Chicago World's Fair.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Joseph Glenny (left) and a clerk stand outside of the 756 Broadway branch of the J.N. Hegeman & Co. Drugstore. The front windows contain an impressive asso...

Date: 1886 

Description: This map has relief shown by hachures and includes a list of plats in order of date of record, laws which vacate plats, plats not shown as upon the county...

Date: 1881 ca.

Description: Reverse side of chromolithograph card listing the advantages of the Columbia Chilled Plow. Includes black text over an illustration in red ink of a plow. M...

Date: 1874 before

Description: Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane (Mendota Mental Health Institute) near Madison.

Date: 1865-06-28 

Description: Front side of a letter written and sent by Robert E. Lee from Washington College in Lexington, Kentucky to Cyrus McCormick. Lee acted as president of Washi...


Ceylon Building

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: The rear view of the Ceylon Building, which was from the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago. The building was later purchased by J.J. Mitchell, moved...

Date: 1881 

Description: Composite photograph of the Wisconsin Senate Clerks around a photograph of the Wisconsin State Capitol.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: A stereo view of rowing, sailing and fishing on Lake Monona in Madison. The back of this yellow carded stereograph reads "The Beauties of Madison and Surro...

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Stereograph from the Panorama of the Battle of Missionary Ridge, Valley of the Tennessee Lookout Mountain in the Distance, painted in 1885. It was painted...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: American flags drape the walls of a large empty hall prepared with one thousand place settings for soldiers returning from the Spanish-American War.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Laundry room at the State Public School, with large range equipment featured.

Date: 1899-05-28 

Description: Syl standing in front of a small pond in Reservoir Park. A large group of people is gathered in the background around a tree.


George O. Tiffany

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of George O. Tiffany. He was born in Le Roy, New York, on July 2, 1814, and came to Wisconsin on May 20, 1836.

Date: 1864-10-13 

Description: This map shows the shore line of Oct. 14 1864, city limits of water lots, and the elevation of water in Lake Michigan. Depths are shown by soundings.

Date: 1892-02-22 before

Description: Back cover, front cover, and menu page for the Old Settlers' Club of Milwaukee County annual banquet. The back page includes an illustration of a monument...

Date: 1860 after

Description: The Lady Liberty, holding a Union flag with a liberty cap on the pole is leaning on the Illinois state seal, with a Confederate flag under her foot. The t...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: The corner of Main Street and Tayco Street looking south towards Doty Island. The slanting timbers controlled the primitive draw bridge across the canal.

Book or Pamphlet

The Buckeye Catalog Cover

Date: 1884 

Description: C. Aultman & Co. catalog cover. Features a chromolithograph of a woman holding flowers in her skirt. She stands next to a buck wearing a garland of those s...


Smith Family

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Portrait of the Smith family taken at Goodman Studio. Left to Right: Sarah Tallmadge, Frank Tallmadge, Uncle Edgar (Smith), Uncle Howard (Smith), Grandmoth...

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