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Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Stordock family within fenced yard playing croquet with frame house behind. There is a woodpile and small frame structure behind the house.

Photograph

Kunigunde Willms

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Vignetted quarter-length portrait of Kunigunde (Dorn) Willms (1857-1941) of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Her hair is pulled back, and she wears earrings, a white...

Map or Atlas

Map of Wisconsin

Date: 1868 

Description: This 1868 map of the entire state shows county boundaries outlined in red, cities of over 3000 inhabitants and county seats. It also marks rivers, lakes, r...

Photograph

Lake Geneva Pier

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Pier at Lake Geneva at Montague's and Porter's resort, later W.F. Furbecks, at the site of Fontana Park or Buena Vista Park.

Date: 1894 

Description: Sanborn Map of the Illinois Steel Co. Bay View Works in Milwaukee.

Photograph

Oak Hill Cemetery

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Women with parasols in Oak Hill Cemetery. Thomas and Hannah Robinson's tombstones can be seen.

Map or Atlas

Glendale Plat Map

Date: 1897 

Description: Plat Map of Glendale Township in Monroe County.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: A couple with three children in yard. The woman poses with a sewing machine, the man with a table saw and lathe. The two-story frame house has a glass pane...

Date: 1889 

Description: Stereograph of a posed scene showing a woman milking a cow as two other women wait. On the left a man at a hand pump hides behind a wall. He is smiling and...

Date: 1877 

Description: Relief shown by hachures. Shows land ownership by name, wards, railroads, mills, dams, city limits, Chippewa River, and Half Moon Lake. Includes index of m...

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Map created between 1871 and 1880. Shows townships, post offices, a possible railroad to Penoka Iron Range, and the North Wisconsin Railroad.

Photograph

Passenger Pigeon

Date: 1896 

Description: A passenger pigeon on a perch. The passenger pigeon is now extinct. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in the aviary of Professor C.O. Whit...

Date: 1866 ca.

Description: Portrait of Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884). This portrait was reportedly a favorite of his wife Nettie Fowler McCormick (1835-1923). McCormick was a Chic...

Date: 1887-09 before

Description: Lunch menu from the souvenir booklet of the Complimentary Excursion to General Passenger & Ticket Agents, with an embossed illustration of a spider in her...

Photograph

Edward A. Bass

Date: 1882 ca.

Description: Head and shoulders studio portrait of Edward A. Bass wearing a shirt with winged collar and a necktie.

Date: 1859 

Description: Steam-powered car designed to run on ice across the Mississippi River at Prairie du Chien. The LADY FRANKLIN made one successful trip across, but wa...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: The sidewheel excursion, "Saint Paul", after running aground near Muscatine. The spar is set and the line out. Dan Sauer, the carpenter, is holding the sou...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Looking west across the Black Hawk War battlefield at Wisconsin Heights.

Date: 1894 

Description: Carte-de-visite of a three-quarter length portrait of Hugh Claiborne Adams, age 18, dressed in coattails with his arm on the back of an elaborately carved...

Painting

Camp Randall

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Photograph of a watercolor of a view of Camp Randall, from the northeast. Scene set on rolling hills, shows tents, buildings, horses and military members i...

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