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Date: 1856 ca.

Description: This map shows land ownership by name, a plat of Bayfield, local streets, part of Lake Superior, part of Madeline Island, and part of Bass Island. La Point...

Date: 1898 

Description: Cluttered work space of the librarian responsible for the Historical Society's newspaper collection during the period when the Society occupied rooms in th...

Painting

Black Hawk

Date: 1833-05 

Description: Painting of Black Hawk by Robert M. Sully. Black Hawk, a Native American Sauk warrior and leader, sought to attack and drive out the settlers in the Blue M...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A snake, a skull and an ostrich feather in a pile on the ground. Above text reads, "Vanity, Treachery & Death." Caption below reads, "SECESSION EMBLEMS." B...

Drawing

Astor Building

Date: 1830 

Description: A view of the Astor building.

Date: 1898-08 

Description: The stables at the Milton House. The Milton House was supposedly a part of the Underground Railroad during the Civil War. The house was built in 1845 by Jo...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Three employees on a sidewalk in front of a McCormick Harvesting Machine Company dealership building owned by Morrow, Bassett & Co. of Christchurch, New Ze...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Benjamin Walker Castle, 1862-1893 in the 900 block of East Gorham Street.

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Sir Charles Lyell (1797-1875), Scottish lawyer, geologist, and advocate of uniformitarianism. Handwritten text at the bottom o...

Date: 1891 

Description: Sanborn-Perris fire insurance maps for city of Menasha.

Date: 1849-06-30 

Description: The Black Hills sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail).

Photograph

Wonewoc, Wisconsin

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Elevated view of houses and buildings in Wonewoc.

Date: 1899 

Description: This 1899 map of Dodge County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, roads, railroads, post offices, cemeteri...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1846 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, local streets, railroads, some landowners’ names, Milwaukee River, Menomonee River, and part of Lake Michigan. The ma...

Date: 1852 

Description: Pencil drawing of view overlooking Madison. The sketch looks down North Hamilton Street from the capitol. Rutted, irregular streets and frame houses mark...

Date: 1885 

Description: Engraved image of a man wearing an apron and a hat and filling a keg with beer from a tap.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Women and children visit soldiers at Camp Harvey. A long building with other people on a long porch is in the background.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

La Follette as Congressman

Date: 1890-10 ca.

Description: Engraved illustration from Frank Leslie's Popular Monthly depicting the members of the House Ways and Means Committee during the deliberations on th...

Date: 1889 after

Description: The grave marker of Tom Quick, Jr., who reputedly killed many Native Americans after he allegedly witnessed his father killed by a group of Native American...

Date: 1877-06 ca.

Description: The congregation of the Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church during the Eastern District Norwegian Synod which ran from May 31-June 6, 1877. Winnebago Cou...

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