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Photograph

Ohio River View

Date: 1894-05-09 

Description: View upstream of the Ohio River from a lunching spot on a West Virginia bank.

Date: 1894-05-10 ca.

Description: A sign displaying the catch of trout by E. Krohn and T. Van Schaick.

Photograph

Bad River

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Man in canoe close to shoreline with bridge in background.

Photograph

Oil City

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Farm fields and houses.

Photograph

Raft Construction

Date: 1865 

Description: Raft construction on the water.

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: 1851 

Description: This map shows plats with lots and block numbers of Madison. The far left corner features "University Ground" and some streets are labeled. Lake Monona is...

Photograph

Family around Fence

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Family in front of fence with picket gate; lady with open parasol, and boy sitting on top of fence with men behind. There is a frame house obscured by pine...

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: Map shows three Wisconsin territories, Jefferson, Waukesha, and Milwaukee. Map is ink, pencil, and watercolor on paper. Relief shown by hachures.

Historical Object

Map Sampler

Date: 1809 

Description: Embroidered sampler of a map of the United States.

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: A photographic copy of an early, full-length studio portrait of Elizabeth Farnsworth Mears (1830-1907) standing in front of a painted backdrop with column...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Cabinet card of Ethelinda (Thorsen) Johnston (1856-1947), wife of John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker, wearing a printed silk dress an...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Forest Middleton, dressed in a fur coat and a bonnet, holds the handle of a doll buggy. The buggy carries a dog dressed in a stocking cap and sweater, as w...

Photograph

Snow Covered Street

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Winter scene of North Broadway at Cass Street, De Pere, Wisconsin. Streets are snow covered.

Photograph

Waumandee Mill

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: View of a mill,sluice and dam on Waumandee Creek. The mill was built by John Oschner in 1863. Two products produced by the mill were White Rose Flour and W...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Fred Wild residence.

Date: 1892 

Description: Head and shoulders semi-profile studio portrait of Blanchard Harper.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Foldout advertising card for the McCormick grain binder. Includes a color illustration of a farmer operating a horse-drawn grain binder under the text "the...

Date: 1890 

Description: Customers gathered outside the J. Cunradi Drugstore. A sign above the awning identifies the store as a Deutsche Apotheke, or German apothecary.

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: In his journal H√∂lzlhuber described his departure from Milwaukee. "I spent the last night from May 3rd to 4th, 1860, upon the ocean steamer Milwaukee

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