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Date: 1891 ca.

Description: Advertisement from the 1890-91 Madison City Directory. Includes Mayer's Saloon, and Pabst Bohemian keg beer, and a depiction of the brewery.

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: Advertisement for the Number 14 Osborne Light Twine Binder, featuring a color illustration of a man using a horse-drawn grain binder in a field.

Date: 1827 

Description: Drawings of Datura Stramonium, more commonly known by the names jimson weed, devil's trumpet, devil's weed, thorn apple, tolguacha, Jamestown weed, stinkwe...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a Ho-Chunk group, William Massey (ChawRoChooChayKah), seated left, with his arm around his pet raccoon and Grace Decorra Twocrow Winnes...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: View of the First Methodist Church.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Oval portrait of young girl wearing a high-collared dress with puffy sleeves. She is facing forward, looking slightly to right, with short, wavy hair part...

Date: 1848 

Description: Pen-and-ink on paper. Includes certifications signed by "Geo R. Bluntz, District Survey of Grant Co. W.T." and Ben C. Eastman.

Date: 1890 

Description: View of a University of Wisconsin pharmacy lecture room.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Interior of the Rock Prairie Lutheran Church in Luther Valley. Note the model of the sailing ship hanging from the ceiling of the nave, a traditional pract...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: A skin lodge of an Assiniboin Chief. The engraving includes a man on horseback and a dog harnessed to a travois.

Date: 1868-12-16 before

Description: Exterior and interior menu listing for an Army Reunion Banquet held at the Chamber of Commerce in Chicago. On the cover is a gold shield with a silver star...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Halle Steensland and his wife Sophia pose with their five children at the family home, later located at 733 Lakewood Boulevard, Village of Maple Bluff. (Th...

Drawing

Comanche Combat

Date: 1890-09 

Description: Combat between a Comanche (left) and a Kiowa (right) done by a Comanche boy, at Kiowa, Comanche, and Wichita Agency, Oklahoma.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A studio portrait of Mr. William W. Hendricks, a Black River Falls barber, dressed in his best, posed in front of a painted backdrop.

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Men and women ascend a staircase toward a shoe store as horses and carriages travel along the street below. The sign on the store reads, "Victor LaFrance R...

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...

Date: 1886-05-04 

Description: Photograph of an artistic rendering of a rally held at Haymarket Square on May 4, 1886, before the explosion of the bomb. Haymarket Square is at the Inters...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: This manuscript map of Dane County, Wisconsin, from the first half of the 19th century shows the township and range grid, sections, cities and villages bot...

Date: 1870 after

Description: A view of a tree-lined residential street with homes partially visible on the right.

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Wa-em-boesh-kaa, a Chippeway (Ojibwa) Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Fond du Lac (1836). He is smok...

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