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Photograph

Manitowoc Tanneries

Date: 1891 ca.

Description: Composite photograph showing the tanneries of L.M. Sherman and Henry Vits.

Date: 1870 after

Description: A view of the downtown commercial strip, with a several people walking on the sidewalk past storefronts. Automobiles are parked along either side of the s...

Date: 1867 

Description: Birds-eye drawing of Beaver Dam, Dodge Co., depicting street names and street layout, houses, rivers, lakes, and trees. A reference key at the bottom of th...

Photograph

Wisconsin Senate

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Composite photograph of the Wisconsin Senate of 1887-1888.

Date: 1814-08-07 

Description: The first page of a letter written by Thomas Jefferson to Lancelot Minor.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: A fleet of rafts on the Wisconsin River below the Kilbourn dam.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Aerial view of a residential part of Janesville.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: View of a frame church from across a cornfield. There is elaborately patterned shingling on the steeple.

Date: 1877 

Description: Stereograph view of Glenn's mineral spring.

Date: 1899-03 

Description: Profile studio portrait of Winnebago man, Charkshepshutsker (Red Eagle), Head Chief. Part of Siouan (Sioux) and Winnebago Tribes.

Date: 1869 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of John W. Taylor, British genealogist. Handwritten inscription on bottom reads, "John W. Taylor, Leeds - England, 1869....

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: A large well-dressed group of men and women, with a scattering of children, posed outdoors near a lake. This group portrait may be at Maple Bluff on Lake M...

Photograph

Wisconsin Avenue

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Stereograph of an elevated view of Wisconsin Avenue with Lake Mendota in the background.

Date: 1862 

Description: Civil War Union Army recruitment poster.

Photograph

Ole Bull Residence

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Ole Bull Residence, 130 East Gilman Street. The family is playing croquet on the lawn. Later, the house was known as the Thorp House. It became the state's...

Photograph

Abraham Lincoln

Date: 1860-08-13 

Description: Portrait of Abraham Lincoln before he grew a beard, taken from an ambrotype.

Date: 1889 

Description: Ticket for the inauguration of President Benjamin Harrison. This ticket belonged to William Freeman Vilas of Wisconsin, the Secretary of the Interior. The...

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp (1825-1890), seated at left, poses with his second wife, Catherine Orb Seipp (1846-1920), seated to his left, with other family...

Date: 1899-06 

Description: Elevated view of New Richmond after the tornado hit on June 12, 1899. Many people are gathered around the railroad tracks and a few others are seen among t...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: The house built by Charles A. Grignon between 1837 and 1839 for Mary Meade, his Pennsylvania bride. Mrs. Grignon and her family are standing in front of th...

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