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Date: 1875 ca.

Description: View of people, a pier, a steamboat and row boats on Devil's Lake. An American flag is on the steamboat. The people are elegantly dressed.

Photograph

Rublee House

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the Rublee house, the residence of Horace Rublee, formerly owned by J.A Ellis, on the east corner of Wisconsin Avenue and Gilman Street.

Painting

Rodolf Farm

Date: 1834 

Description: View of Rodolf farm.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: McCormick Self-Rake reaper in front of a fence or wall in a factory(?) yard.

Date: 1888-08-24 

Description: The George A. Whiting Paper Mill after a fire on August 24, 1888. Sixteen men were killed by the explosion of a bleacher; the bleacher exploded as the nigh...

Date: 1892 

Description: Photographic print of an engraved image showing a robed missionary standing in a birch bark canoe paddled by four Native Americans and another man who appe...

Date: 1898 

Description: A cavalry troop gathers around a cannon at the Ojibwa-Pillager Battle at Sugar Point on Bear Island.

Print

Tshu-gue-ga

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Tshu-gue-ga, a celebrated Chief, half Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) and half French. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of...

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Shaded drawings with size dimensions for plans of "Tents used in Civil War. U.S. Army Regulation Tents."
Upper left, "18. ft diam, Gilbert Anderson Hub...

Map or Atlas

Plat Map of Riley

Date: 1890 

Description: Plat map of Riley in Dane County.

Date: 1892 

Description: Reuben Gold Thwaites seated at his desk in his office at the Wisconsin Historical Society.

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Group portrait, perhaps consisting of students and faculty at Hayward Indian School. One man in the back row holds a cello.

Date: 1871 

Description: Men and ships near the McCormick Works and the Chicago River during the Chicago Fire of 1871. The original caption reads: "Reproduction of photograph tak...

Date: 1864 

Description: Albumen stereocard of the Union Army brass band posed and playing atop Lookout Point. The Tennessee River is in the background.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Studio portrait, carte-de-visite, of Judith Kilburn, later wife of Moses Farnum.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

The Western Queen Bee Hive Advertisement

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: An advertisement for an Improvement in Movable Frame Bee Hives, The Western Bee Hive. Patented January 9, 1872 by H. Staggs from Topeka Kansas. Claims to b...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A clergyman stands at the pulpit with a bible on it, behind him stands the devil. Each has one hand on the open bible. The number 3 appears in the upper le...

Date: 1858 

Description: Drawn a decade after Wisconsin entered statehood, this 1858 map depicts counties, creeks, rivers, lakes, railroads completed, railroads in progress and com...

Date: 1895 

Description: Everetta, Ada and Cary Bass photographed through a window.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Group portrait of the Edward M. Fuller family and guests during a pause at a 'frolic' at the residence located east of the Yahara River. Part of the group...

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