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Photograph

Alice at a Piano

Date: 1899-07 

Description: Alice at a piano in a room with chairs and a table.

Date: 1888-10-01 ca.

Description: A certificate from the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States announcing that (Chaplin) J.W. Oakley became a Companion of the first Class...

Photograph

Union High School

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Back view of Union High School.

Historical Object

White Women's Shoes

Date: 1811 ca.

Description: A pair of off-white, kid leather women's shoes with shirred ribbon decoration on the top. They were most likely worn by Sylvia (Putnam) Hamilton (donor Gra...

Date: 1890 

Description: A view of the main building on the campus of the State Normal School.

Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: In the foreground a small group of men and women stand surrounded by the debres from a tornado. Storm damaged houses and relief workers are visible in the...

Date: 1861-04-21 

Description: "Warning to Traitors." A threatening handbill warning against treasonable and dangerous utterances, signed by the "Vigilance Committee."

Date: 1887-09-07 

Description: Group portrait of the 16th Wisconsin Infantry at the Wisconsin State Capitol, together with their wives and families, taken at their first reunion. Because...

Date: 1864 

Description: Union troops at Lawler Hall which was used as a U.S. military hospital during the Civil War. Originally built as the Brisbois Hotel in 1857, it was given f...

Photograph

Col. John Johnston

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of a waist-up seated portrait of Col. John Johnston. Johnston is pictured here as an elderly man, however he is remembered in Wis...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Elevated view of dozens of cattle milling outside the barn at the Wisconsin Industrial School for Boys. Several other school buildings are visible in the b...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: View from shoreline of a large crowd on a pier waiting for a crowded steam excursion boat.

Photograph

Fort Crawford

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Fort Crawford Hospital.

Date: 1878 

Description: Elevated view of several buildings making up the Sheboygan Falls Tannery, which was owned by proprietor C.S. Weisse. Weisse is at the far right, standing w...

Map or Atlas

State Map of Wisconsin

Date: 1852 ca.

Description: Map reads, "The State of Wisconsin- compiled from the latest authorities". In addition, there is a scale which is six miles for every inch, and a profile o...

Photograph

Residential Street

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Residential street, North Broadway at Cass Street.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Slightly elevated exterior view of T.G. Mandt Wagons & Carriages. Several of the men are standing near or leaning on one of the many carriages displayed ar...

Photograph

Weighing Pig Lead

Date: 1866-05 

Description: Engraved view of two men in a train locomotive observing the weighing of pig lead. Several bars of lead are stacked near the scale.

Date: 1858 

Description: This 1858 map of Rock County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, railroads, roads, property owners and res...

Date: 1879 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Lake Mills.

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