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Date: 1898-05-24 before

Description: Interior of the bill of fare served at the Grand Hotel on the birthday of Queen Victoria, with four scenes, perhaps representing the seasons, amidst flower...

Date: 1844-01-12 

Description: Letter from Thomas Steel, Waukesha County physician and farmer, to his father, James Steel, in London, England. It includes a hand-drawn map of Milwaukee C...

Photograph

Ma Sitting in Chair

Date: 1898 

Description: Low angle view of "Ma" sitting in a large chair near a window wearing a long white dress or nightgown in a bedroom with a fur rug over another rug. There a...

Date: 1868-06 

Description: G.F. Bailey bandwagon, with band, and central elevated figure of Mazeppa legend on Broadway in Kilbourn City. Hitch is an Asiatic elephant led by paired dr...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: A depiction of Jerusalem on the day of Jesus' crucifixion. This may be the Eastern end of Mount Zion or the City of David.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: State Normal School in Whitewater.

Date: 1899 

Description: Portrait of Jennie Krueger at age 2 months lying in a chair wearing a long gown. Bottles of milk sit on a side table.

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: The Reliance Flooring Mill. The mill building was physically moved by water by Capt. Sam Neff from Winnconne to Oshkosh, Wis. July 4, 1879.

Date: 1896 

Description: Section 9 of 12, this bicycle road map features Wisconsin bicycle routes in the counties of Taylor, Marathon, Lincoln, and Price.

Photograph

William P. Ruggles

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of William P. Ruggles. He was born in Barre, Massachusetts, in February of 1807. Ruggles came to Wisconsin on July 3, 1836,...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Pennyfeather sitting in a small sailboat in Milwaukee Harbor. There are industrial buildings on the far shoreline, and other boats at anchor in the backgro...

Photograph

Jacobs Residence

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Dr. William Jacobs residence at 142 Gilman Street.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Lady Liberty holds a Union flag in her left hand and a sword, point down, in her right. To the right the text reads, "THE WAR FOR THE UNION". The letters i...

Photograph

Cary and Lois

Date: 1895-07-04 

Description: The photographer's son Edward Cary Bass (right) on his first birthday, with Lois. They are sitting on a fur blanket among rocks. Taken at a picnic on Court...

Date: 1874 

Description: This map shows lakes, rivers, state, county, and town boundaries, as well as railroads completed, in progress, and contemplated. The map includes a color d...

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of young man sitting holding a hat in front of a painted backdrop.

Date: 1839 

Description: Shows locations of cities, towns, villages, post hamlets, canals, rail and stage roads. Includes table of steamboat routes and distances; vignette of "Maid...

Date: 1890 

Description: Color lithograph poster. At top, the main banner reads "Blue Jeans" with insert at left "Will Never Wear Out" and another at right "By Joseph Arthur/The Au...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of the courthouse.

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: Cabinet card of Hilda Johnston (1883-1974), age one year, and her father, John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker.

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