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Date: 1835 ca.

Description: The Pipe Dance and the Tomahawk Dance of the Chippeway (Ojibwa) Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Prai...


James Rogan

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of James Rogan. He was born in County Down, Ireland on August 12th, 1801, and came to America in April of 1823. In 1836, Rogan...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: A family of seven stands in a yard near a board fence in front of their frame house. A man holds a black horse and behind him can be seen an outbuilding.


Couple in Field

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Man sitting on chair, and woman standing with hand on his shoulder, in a field with a wooden fence in the background. He holds a hat in his hands. She is d...


Reynolds Sisters

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Formal studio portrait of the six Reynolds sisters: Anna, Ellen, Lucy, Hattie, Alice and Nellie. Hattie Reynolds, standing in the back left, was Richard Qu...

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: View of the Armory (Red Gym or Old Red) as seen from Mrs. Alden's on Frances Street, looking west toward Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison...

Date: 1873 

Description: Front and back cover of 8-panel brochure for the Monona Binding Attachment for Wood's Self-Raking Reaper. The back cover features an illustration of the Mo...

Date: 1899-07 ca.

Description: A boat leaving Milwaukee Harbor between two breakwaters, steaming into Milwaukee Bay and onward out into Lake Michigan.

Date: 1898 

Description: Crowd around fountain at Wisconsin State Capitol for a 50-year celebration. There are decorations hanging from the fountain, and flower arrangements are ar...

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Stereograph from the Panorama of the Battle of Missionary Ridge, General Alex P. Stuart's Division, painted in 1885. It was painted by Eugen Bracht's Berli...

Map or Atlas

Plan of Racine Harbor

Date: 1853-10 

Description: This map shows warehouses and proposed extensions of piers. Also included are notes on soundings and the proposed extensions. The upper right margin reads:...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Two boys, Verne and Fay Canon, pose outdoors. Verne sits in a small tree and rests his feet on the front tire of a bicycle, while Fay stands and rests his...

Date: 1882 ca.

Description: Front of advertising card featuring a color illustration of a group of men looking at a man sitting on a Plano harvester and twine binder in front of an Ag...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Little Lake Butte Des Morts just north of Lake Winnebago where Governor Lewis Cass of Michigan, and Thomas McKenney, head of the Bureau of Indian Affairs (...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Two images of Jefferson Davis within a rope forming a figure eight. At the top, Davis is standing proudly in a uniform holding a sword. The skull and cross...

Date: 1878 

Description: Front cover of a catalog for McCormick's Harvester and Self-Binder, featuring a drawing of a binder at work in the field.


Kilbourn Bridge

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Kilbourn Bridge.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Stereograph of a Native American man, a Ute Indian, seated with a dog.

Book or Pamphlet

Guarding the Cornfields

Date: 1884 

Description: Indian women standing on platforms make noise to scare birds from the cornfield.

Date: 1886-06-19 

Description: Ferrotype/tintype portrait of three students with their principal, taken in a studio in front of a painted backdrop, the day after their high school gradua...

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