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Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Front of advertising card featuring an illustration of a man woken up by a horse, on whose side is written: "Nightmare." Text above and below reads: "Why d...
Date: 1887 ca.
Description: City water works system map. Pencil annotation on the top right reads: "Period represented is after 1887 and before Aug. 1891". The middle of the map has a...
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: An engraving from a daguerreotype of Ulysses S. Grant.
Description: This 1889 map of Douglas County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, roads, existing and proposed railroads...
Date: 1871 ca.
Description: Two couples in a horse-drawn wagon outside of a commercial frame structure, probably a store.
Description: Front page of booklet with an engraving of a man with a team of two horses in a field with the "Celebrated Gorham Sulky Cultivator."
Date: 1873 ca.
Description: Stereograph of a Native American boy, a Ute Indian, seated in a small tree. There is a piece of pottery hanging from a branch of the tree and a tepee is in...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the Captain Samuel Fowler house with a couple posed outside.
Date: 1874 ca.
Description: Family of nine seated in front yard of brick house that has fan window on third floor, door trim and vines surrounding porch.
Date: 1860 after
Description: Two images of Jefferson Davis within a rope forming a figure eight. At the top, Davis is standing proudly in a uniform holding a sword. The skull and cross...
Date: 1835 ca.
Description: Mo-wan-za, or the Little Wolf, a Chief of the Miami Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, taken at the Treaty of Massinnewa (1827)...
Description: This late 19th-century map of Dodge County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities, villages and post offices, some property...
Description: Hall, built in 1870, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Below the image is the caption "Female College of Wisconsin."
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Map of Wisconsin showing counties and their county seats, towns and cities with over 3,000 inhabitants, the Detroit and Milwaukee Steam Ship Line, and both...
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: This map shows roads, trails, and railroads throughout Nebraska, Arkansas, Missouri, Kansas, Illinois, and Utah, including the Salt Lake City & California...
Date: 1861 ca.
Description: Tintype portrait of Theodore Pomeroy of Brodhead, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is seated in a suit and holds a tenor horn. The...
Date: 1850 ca.
Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of a painting of General William Hall of Tennessee.
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: An interior view of Mrs. Hutchin's house. The Victorian-style interior consists of patterned wallpaper and area rugs, a fireplace, framed pictures and vari...
Description: Birds-eye drawing of Appleton, Outagamie Co., depicting street names and street layout, houses, the Fox River, the court house, jail, school houses, Lawren...
Description: Drawing of Chief Oshkosh rendered from a daguerreotype by J.F. Harrison. He is wearing a top hat wrapped with a ribbon. Also a suitcoat, bowtie, beaded nec...
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