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Description: Proclamation of amnesty by Confederate Major General Loring, offering "Christian charity" to citizens who have been armed by the Union if they surrender th...
Description: An engraving depicting the impressment of American seamen by the British Navy during the period before the War of 1812. The image shows a group of American...
Description: A cyanotype view of the World's Columbian Exposition grounds from near the North Loop elevated railway station, showing the glass dome of the Horticulture...
Description: Flyer advertising the McCormick Mower, "monarch among mowers." Contains testimonials from various parts of the country. The reverse contains similiar test...
Description: Pharmacy supplies are displayed in shelves in an office at the Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane, lit by gas lamps hanging above the desk. (Mendota M...
Description: Embroidered sampler bearing the stitched signature, "El Fisher April 24 1820." Elizabeth Fisher was the half-sister of Jane Fisher Rolette Dousman.
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Elevated view down East Water Street from Wisconsin Avenue, with buildings, people, and street traffic including horse-drawn vehicles and a horse-drawn str...
Description: This map is a development plat that shows street names, numbered blocks and lots, and small farm lot owners. Included on the right of the map is a large a...
Date: 1887 ca.
Description: Formal portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Frances Folsom Cleveland, wife of President Grover Cleveland, during his first term.
Description: Possibly an A.L. Dahl photograph, one of "Two different views of the Falls from Canada side," from the series "Niagara Falls and Suspension Bridge" as ment...
Date: 1879 ca.
Description: Family in front of fence with stone house that has fan window on side, two small stone additions and screen door in background. There is a log building in...
Description: In this photograph, copied by Van Schaick from another photographer, Wild West show promoter Tom Roddy stands on the far right with his cast of performers...
Description: Waist-up indoor portrait of Anna McConnell, sitting in three-quarter profile, looking out of a window.
Description: Captian Alex McDougall's passenger whaleback steamer the "Christopher Columbus" being built in the shipyard of the American Steel Barge Company.
Description: Relief shown by hachures. "Lith. of Ed. Mendel, Chicago." Shows townships and sections, rivers, roads, railroads, houses, flour mills, saw mills, furnaces...
Description: Advertisment for the "Wisconsin Argus" newspaper published in Madison, Wisconsin by S.D. Carpenter and H.A. Tenney.
Description: Group of men posing in front of the Wisconsin Central Railroad train at depot.
Date: 1877 ca.
Description: A one room Greek Revival schoolhouse with bell tower. A boy is in front, wearing a broad-brimmed straw hat and climbing a tree.
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