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Date: 1860 after

Description: On a desk with an inkwell, a long scroll hangs down, with the terms Compromise, Southern Rights, Crittenden, Vallandingham and Saulsbury on it. Refers to t...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of the field where Pickett's charge took place during the Battle of Gettysburg.

Drawing

Chief Oshkosh

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Waist-up pen and ink drawing of Chief Oshkosh. He is wearing a top hat wrapped with a ribbon. He wears a suitcoat, bowtie, beaded neckpouch and a blanket w...

Date: 1844 

Description: Indians on horseback hunting buffaloes (Plate 6). "In this Plate, representing a numerous group in motion, and closely pursued by a party of Indians, wi...

Date: 1888 

Description: Card menu for a dinner for Judge Charles E. Dyer, given by his "legal friends in Milwaukee, at the Milwaukee Club." At the top is a stalk of wheat interlac...

Date: 1874 

Description: Engraved view of Maiden's Rock at Lake Pepin. A steamboat is on the Mississippi River.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Composite image combining Girard, Pennsylvania landmarks "The Old Keystone," "The Dan Rice Ring Barn," and "The Academy." It's unclear if all of these land...

Map or Atlas

Wisconsin Map

Date: 1848 

Description: In 1849, northern Wisconsin was composed of huge sectional regions such as Chippewa, Portage, Brown and Crawford, whereas southern Wisconsin was constitute...

Manuscript

Assembly Bill 175

Date: 1852 

Description: Assembly bill 175 which legalized the business of banking in Wisconsin.

Book or Pamphlet

Wisconsin State Capitol

Date: 1874 before

Description: Wisconsin State Capitol.

Date: 1852-06-24 

Description: Illustration of the Washington, D.C. Delegation of Indians. Five Indians pose with a man in a beard and suit. From Benjamin Armstrong, "Early Life Among Th...

Date: 1875 

Description: Bird's-eye map after a fire destroyed a large area of the town. In memory of the Great Conflagration on April 28th, 1875. Taken from the North-Side.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Stereograph; corner of Broad and Wisconsin Avenues. Built in 1870. E.T. Mix, architect. Victorian details decorate the six story building. A small pile of...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A farmer operates a horse-drawn McCormick grain binder in a field. Many of the gear mechanisms in the rear of the binder are clearly visible in the image.

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: This map shows the Fox River, Lake Winnebago, streets, and plats. Below the title reads: "N. F.&Co. will make surveys of lands and plat the same in the bes...

Date: 1893 

Description: Elevated view of Ferris wheel and midway at the Columbian Exposition viewed from Hotel Epworth.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railroad engine pulling a pay car. Identified employees include: (left to right) brakeman E.W. Sweet and fireman C...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Collage of multiple views of Crandon.

Date: 1879-12-20 

Description: A program for a Christmas event at Toechter Institut.

Date: 1886 

Description: View of the Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy railroad drawbridge and trestle.

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