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Photograph

Opera House

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: The Opera House at the corner of Washington (now Main) and North Mill Streets.

Date: 1856 

Description: "....The first in their series was not an 'improvement' but a view of the Green Bay settlement, looking downstream. From a simulated rustic fence corner fo...

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Men who worked for Schuette Brothers Store assembled in front of the store. There are horses on both sides of the photograph, and the one on the right is p...

Date: 1864 

Description: A painting of the Grignon house and surrounding land and water.

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Lithograph of a map drawn to indicate a mine on land owned by Mineral Point Mining Co. in the lead region of southwestern Wisconsin.

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of two young Ho-Chunk men posed standing in front of a painted backdrop. The man on the left is wearing streamers over his shoulders and ho...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Ada and Dr. Edward A. Bass with their children, daughter Everetta and son Cary, seated on the porch of their home.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: A tent of the Chicago Traveling Club with a sign on it saying "Always Hungry," and men with walking sticks, straw hats and a flute lounging on the ground i...

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Etching depicting the Battle of Shiloh, Tenn.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Frances (Bull) Fairchild (1845-1924), right, wife of Wisconsin Governor Lucius Fairchild, and her daughter Caryl (b. 1875), probably Madison, WI. Both are...

Date: 1884 

Description: Stereograph view , with the Meggett building on the right hand side, and another building along the left hand side. A church's steeple is visible behind t...

Date: 1898 

Description: Elevated view of the Jackson Milling Company, the Green Bay railroad tracks, and the Wisconsin Central railroad tracks.

Date: 1859 

Description: South Pinckney Street as photographed by Fuller from the Wisconsin State Capitol roof. In the center are several wooden structures dating from Madison's e...

Date: 1862-06-06 

Description: "Colonel Ellet's Rams approaching the city of Memphis, Tennessee, to demand its surrender." Sketch of a cityscape in the background, the river with numero...

Historical Object

Limnology Apparatus

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Apparatus for limnological research conducted at Trout Lake, Wisconsin and elsewhere.

Photograph

Farm of Henry Hoff

Date: 1895 

Description: View from field of home and farm of Henry Hoff. Men and women stand on the porch of the large brick house. Beyond the house is a small log barn, dwarfed by...

Photograph

Louis LeBrun

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Full portrait of Louis LeBrun with dog at his feet. Hercules Dousman brought LeBrun from Canada as an indentured servant in 1852. After completing his in...

Print

Pe-a-jick

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Pe-a-jick, a Chief of the Chippewa (Ojibwa) tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Prairie du Chien (1825)...

Date: 1885-12-02 before

Description: Fringed red silk cover and gold silk ribbon backing for a "Complimentary Banquet to Hon. Wm. F. Cody, (Buffalo Bill) by his life-long pard, D. Frank Powell...

Date: 1861-10-14 

Description: Engraving of Old Abe, mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Civil War Voluntary Infantry, displayed for a crowd. The eagle bearer holds Old Abe's staff perch while t...

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