Wisconsin Assembly

Date: 1867 

Description: Composite photograph of the Wisconsin Assembly.

Date: 1858 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Laurits Esmark (1806-1884), Norwegian Zoologist. Esmark served as a professor of Zoology at Christiania University in...


Barstow Street

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Barstow Street looking north. View from the corner of Main Street, where the Eau Claire Book and Stationary Company later stood, looking north. The white...

Date: 1856 

Description: Engravings of the Presidential and Vice-Presidential candidates from the Democratic, Republican and Know Nothing parties for the Tuesday, November 4th, 185...

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: Portrait of Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884) with his wife Nettie Fowler McCormick (1835-1923). McCormick was a Chicago industrialist and inventor in 1831...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Field and trees and water in foreground. On the far shoreline are buildings in the town.

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Na-mas, or Little Sturgeon, a Chief of the Chippeway (Ojibwa) Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Green...

Date: 1845-06 

Description: This map is pen-and-ink on paper and shows the numbers, dimensions, and acreages of lots, as well as survey monuments and streets. Also included is a cert...

Date: 1870-03 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Professor Edward Tuckerman (1817-1886), American botanist and artist. Appointed professor of botany at Amherst Colleg...

Date: 1892 

Description: Advertising poster for "The Modern Hero 2 and 4 Horse Power and Grinding Mill." Produced by the Appleton Manufacturing Company of Appleton, Wisconsin; Minn...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A young girl, Helen Phillips, stands in a yard near a fence behind a wooden chair. She reaches though the decorative panels on the back of the chair and gr...

Date: 1836 

Description: This hand-colored manuscript map shows the township and section grid in southeastern Wisconsin, covering the area west to Sugar River and Four Lakes region...


Henry Hooker Family

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: The Henry Hooker family in front of a picket fence before their stone house which has a bird cage and a picture hanging on its front porch. In the 1870 ce...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Horse-drawn fire wagon in front of several brick buildings, including the Capitol Publishing building, near the water tower. The man driving the wagon may...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: This manuscript map of Township 16 North, Range 6 West, 4th Principal Meridian, encompasses the Town of Barre and the southern portion of the Town of Hamil...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of elderly woman in black dress with large bow at neck, seated in chair with hands crossed in her lap in front of a painted backdrop. She w...


Cassius Fairchild

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Colonel Cassius Fairchild, F & S, 16th Wisconsin Infantry.

Date: 1887 

Description: St. Gabriel's Roman Catholic Church.

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: This map shows piers, wharves, streets, and the lake shore from the survey of August 1856. Lake Michigan and the Sheboygan River are labeled. Depths are sh...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

"Spain's Victory of Peace" Article

Date: 1898-02-17 

Description: An editorial article in the "New York Journal" written by William Randolph Hearst in the wake of the sinking of the "Maine."

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