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Date: 1889 

Description: Interior pages of the pamplet, with illustrations for the letter "H" and "I."

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Frances (Bull) Fairchild (1845-1924), wife of Wisconsin Governor Lucius Fairchild, wearing a court gown designed...

Date: 1890 

Description: This map of Superior shows labeled streets, railroads, docks, city wards, and the state line. Relief is shown by hachures. Below the title reads: "Bedford...


Diamond Grotto

Date: 1881-03-21 ca.

Description: Four women gather in the Diamond Grotto, a notable land form in the Wisconsin Dells. There is a rustic bridge in the foreground.

Map or Atlas

Map of Mineral Point

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: A hand-drawn plat map of Mineral Point, Wisconsin showing street layout and location of buildings.

Date: 1873 

Description: Detail from atlas of the home of Almon Jewell who settled in 1845.


Union Depot

Date: 1885 

Description: Elevated view of Reed Street from the corner of South Water Street. This depot served the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul, the Wisconsin Central, and the...


Adna Wooster

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Adna Wooster of Racine.

Date: 1890 

Description: Highland Mines owner, Harris Lewis, center, with miners, stands before zinc ore crushers.

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: The sidewheel packet, "Keokuk," loaded with passengers beside a barge at a landing. The landing is filled with people and horse-drawn vehicles. The sign on...


Abraham Lincoln

Date: 1858-08-26 

Description: Copy of ambrotype made by W.H. Pearson in Macomb, Illinois. Taken five days after the first debate with Senator Stephen A. Douglas at Ottawa, Illinois. Lin...

Date: 1894-05-13 

Description: View from shoreline of merchant boat, with the words Glass City on the side, floating down the Ohio River.

Date: 1876 

Description: Bird's-eye view of La Crosse.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Chicago Traveling Club, trip #8, to Twin Lakes, Wisconsin. The campers are seated at a long table preparing to eat an outdoor meal.

Date: 1863-07 

Description: Stereograph of McPherson's Woods, where General John Reynolds, commanding the First Corps of which Wisconsin's 2nd, 6th, and 7th regiments were a part, was...

Date: 1864 

Description: This map created during the Civil War indicates Confederate fortifications, houses, names of residents, towns, roads, railroads, relief by hachures, draina...

Date: 1860 after

Description: The "crest" of Jefferson Davis has a horizontal blue field at the top with white stars representing the seceding states. Three vertical fields (red-white-r...


Van Slyke Residence

Date: 1867-05 

Description: The residence of Napoleon B. Van Slyke at 510 North Carroll Street. The image reads, "Maie on piazza with doll. Jonnie in baby carriage."

Book or Pamphlet

Deering & Company Catalog

Date: 1894 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for William Deering & Company featuring a chromolithograph of Worlds Fair foreign commissioners observing Deering grain bin...

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: View of Water Street, showing a millinery shop.

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