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Richard Caddell

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite studio portrait of 1st Lieutenant Richard Cadell seated in a chair and wearing his military uniform. He holds a rifle in his right hand and...


Byron Paine

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of Byron Paine in suit.

Date: 1849-07-24 

Description: Cathedral Rock in Wyoming with three wagons; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as th...


Fort Winnebago

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: The commissary warehouse at Fort Winnebago.

Date: 1888 

Description: Members of the Kilbourn Broom Brigade on the "Alexander Mitchell" steamboat in the Dells. Members of the group include: Minnie Smith, Mary Sterlie, Ruth Ma...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Their Uncle Jere

Date: 1892-03-28 

Description: Newspaper clipping cartoon drawing of Jeremiah Rusk as a towering figure standing above a small crowd of men in a field. Rusk wears a hat and vest, his sle...


Senior High School

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Senior High School under construction.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: A substantial wood fence stands before a Greek Revival house. A child is standing on the porch roof with other children and a man in the yard. Many of the...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Winter scene with four students from the Wisconsin Industrial School for Boys standing outside on the snow-covered school grounds.

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Elevated wintertime view of the intersection of South Carroll and West Main Streets, showing the First Baptist Church constructed in 1854, the wooden fence...

Date: 1867 

Description: This 1867 manuscript map by Increase Lapham shows the topography and geology of the Blue Mounds region in the Town of Brigham in Iowa County and the towns...


Ottawa Indian Camp

Date: 1889 

Description: Beach fishing camp showing several people around a fire drying fish with a tent in the background. Captioned: Ottawa Fishing Camp -- On the Island at Fran...


People on Horses

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Carriage in front of picket fence with people on horses and on porch of large brick house that has trim on porch top and three chimneys; house has 1868 dat...

Date: 1814 

Description: Etching depicting the burning of Washington, D.C. by the British during the War of 1812. In the foreground are a number of soldiers moving toward the Capit...

Date: 1896 

Description: Front cover and interior of banquet menu for Mexican President Porfirio Diaz, to celebrate the construction of a drainage canal between Lake Texcoco and La...

Date: 1882-09-05 

Description: The procession passing the reviewing stand at Union Square.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Benjamin F. Hahn, his wife Mary and their servant Sarah Hill sit around a table with an intricately patterned cloth with bowls of apples and grapes. The wo...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Elevated exterior view of Main Hall, present-day Bascom Hall, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Wisconsin State Prison.

Map or Atlas

Map of Wisconsin

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Map of Wisconsin showing counties and their county seats, towns and cities with over 3,000 inhabitants, the Detroit and Milwaukee Steam Ship Line, and both...

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