Herrling Sawmill

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A view from the west of the Herrling sawmill.

Date: 1889 

Description: View of the exterior of the Pharmacie Werner in Boulay/Bolchen, France. This region was part of Germany in 1889.


Manistee Ship

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: The screw passenger and freight vessel, Manistee. Faint typing on picture describes the loss of the Manistee on November 16, 1883. The ship <...


Asa Gray, Botanist

Date: 1864 

Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of Asa Gray (1810-1888), American botanist. His most popular botanical publication, "Gray's Manual", remains a standar...


Pruecius Putnam

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Pruecius Putnam. He was born in Andover, Windsor County, Vermont, on September 25, 1813. Putnam came to Wisconsin on Novemb...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: This map is mostly pencil on paper map but includes latitude and longitude grid in ink. The map covers the Mississippi River from Lake Itasca to the Wiscon...

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: Color portrait of inventor and industrialist Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884), possibly by Lawton S. Parker.

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...


Chippewa Falls

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Chippewa Falls taken from high ground.

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with a cornucopia filled with flowers and foliage. On the edge of the mouth it reads "Let the Smiles of Youth Appearing". Music appear...

Date: 1894 

Description: Front cover featuring a color illustration of a man forging a chain on an anvil. He is wearing a winged helmet with the word "Progress" on the front. The c...

Date: 1878 

Description: Composite photograph of the Wisconsin Senate and State Officers of 1878. At the bottom of the image is a photograph of the Wisconsin State Capitol.

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: O-wan-ich-koh (also phoneticized Hoowanneka) or the Little Elk, a chief of the Ho-Chunk. This portrait depicts Little Elk as he appeared at the Treaty of P...


Wisconsin Assembly

Date: 1867 

Description: Composite photograph of the Wisconsin Assembly.


Henry L. Baird

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Henry L. Baird. He was born in Ireland and came to Wisconsin in July of 1824. Baird resided in Green Bay and was 45-years...

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Shaded drawings with size dimensions for plans of "Tents used in Civil War."
Upper left, "18. ft diam 'SIBLEY' TENT."
Upper right, "18. ft diam HASK...

Date: 1867 

Description: This map shows components of the bottom of Lake Michigan and the Root River, as well as the harbor, buildings, streets, railroads, and rural landowners in...

Date: 1898 

Description: This map shows the contour depths of Lake Beulah, Booth Lake, and Army Lake (labeled East Troy Lake on the map) in Walworth County, Wisconsin, and includes...

Date: 1890 

Description: Title page of an 1890 McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Reads, "59th Year The McCormick Annual Catalog." An illustration titled "1830" shows...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: A family playing croquet in the yard of a frame house with three chimneys. A baby carriage and exterior cellar doors are visible.

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