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Date: 1864 ca.
Description: Carte-de-visite studio portrait of 1st Lieutenant Richard Cadell seated in a chair and wearing his military uniform. He holds a rifle in his right hand and...
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: Studio portrait of Byron Paine in suit.
Description: Cathedral Rock in Wyoming with three wagons; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as th...
Date: 1897 ca.
Description: The commissary warehouse at Fort Winnebago.
Description: Members of the Kilbourn Broom Brigade on the "Alexander Mitchell" steamboat in the Dells. Members of the group include: Minnie Smith, Mary Sterlie, Ruth Ma...
Description: Newspaper clipping cartoon drawing of Jeremiah Rusk as a towering figure standing above a small crowd of men in a field. Rusk wears a hat and vest, his sle...
Description: Senior High School under construction.
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: A substantial wood fence stands before a Greek Revival house. A child is standing on the porch roof with other children and a man in the yard. Many of the...
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: Winter scene with four students from the Wisconsin Industrial School for Boys standing outside on the snow-covered school grounds.
Description: Elevated wintertime view of the intersection of South Carroll and West Main Streets, showing the First Baptist Church constructed in 1854, the wooden fence...
Description: This 1867 manuscript map by Increase Lapham shows the topography and geology of the Blue Mounds region in the Town of Brigham in Iowa County and the towns...
Description: Beach fishing camp showing several people around a fire drying fish with a tent in the background. Captioned: Ottawa Fishing Camp -- On the Island at Fran...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Carriage in front of picket fence with people on horses and on porch of large brick house that has trim on porch top and three chimneys; house has 1868 dat...
Description: Etching depicting the burning of Washington, D.C. by the British during the War of 1812. In the foreground are a number of soldiers moving toward the Capit...
Description: Front cover and interior of banquet menu for Mexican President Porfirio Diaz, to celebrate the construction of a drainage canal between Lake Texcoco and La...
Description: The procession passing the reviewing stand at Union Square.
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: Benjamin F. Hahn, his wife Mary and their servant Sarah Hill sit around a table with an intricately patterned cloth with bowls of apples and grapes. The wo...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Elevated exterior view of Main Hall, present-day Bascom Hall, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
Description: Exterior view of the Wisconsin State Prison.
Description: Map of Wisconsin showing counties and their county seats, towns and cities with over 3,000 inhabitants, the Detroit and Milwaukee Steam Ship Line, and both...
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