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Photograph

Briggs Residence

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the Briggs residence, also known as the Kendall house.

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Men on shoreline are returning logs with horses, which have been stranded on a sandbar, to the main channel of the Mississippi River. Beef Slough Company w...

Date: 1886 

Description: Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul railroad locomotive no. 1, the Menomonee at a station with four people standing nearby.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Monster Bowie Knife

Date: 1860-06-06 

Description: An illustration of the enormous bowie knife that was presented to John F. Potter.

Date: 1864-12 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Dr. Henry Parker Sartwell (1792-1867), American botanist.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: First Episcopal Church of the Intercession, erected in 1853.

Date: 1853 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee looking east toward Lake Michigan from a bluff, long since graded into a slope, at about 6th Street between Wisconsin Avenue a...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A man in coveralls operates a horse-drawn mower on the grounds of a large estate or park. Several benches appear on the perimeter of the grounds.

Photograph

Wharf Boat

Date: 1894-06-02 

Description: Men pose in front of a docked wharf boat.

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: The William Bullock family is posed before a stone upright and wing house with carpenter's lace brackets and trim on its porch.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: A family of seven sits around a table covered with books and flowers. Behind them is a picket fence and behind that a frame house with a ladder on its roof...

Date: 1885-12-02 before

Description: Fringed red silk cover and gold silk ribbon backing for a "Complimentary Banquet to Hon. Wm. F. Cody, (Buffalo Bill) by his life-long pard, D. Frank Powell...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Samuel Davis Sturgis, father of Nina Dousman. Born July 11, 1822 and died July 28, 1889. Samuel Sturgis graduated from West Point in the class of 1846 and...

Date: 1862-07 

Description: Lieutenant J.N.P. Bird, with newspaper, and Lieutenant Lefler, in front of Lieutenant Bird, with troops of the 7th Wisconsin Company I of the 7th Wisconsin...

Photograph

State Normal School

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: A view of the campus at the State Normal School. Established in 1871, headed by George S. Albee. In the early years of the school, tuition was free to all...

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: View up State Street looking toward the Wisconsin State Capitol from the roof of University Hall (later Bascom Hall), about 1860 or 1861. Actually the pho...

Date: 1844 

Description: Indian dance, with some wearing bear masks (Plate 18). "Next in importance to the buffalo hunts, and not less exciting and spirited in its character, is th...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: View of New Glarus from a neighboring hill. A group of people stands on the hill in the foreground and fences are visible throughout the photograph.

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: A pond at the Wisconsin State Fish Hatchery (aka Nevin Fish Hatchery, 3911 Fish Hatchery Rd.) with a sign reading "Brook Trout 3 and 4 years old." Funds fo...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A mill on the Yahara River at the outlet of Lake Mendota. The mill was built in 1850 by Governor Farwell.

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