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Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Hofmann and three sons had emigrated in 1848 from the Rhine region to northern Wisconsin. Initially they had no neighbors for a distance of four to five ho...

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the south side of Main Street.

Print

Bay View

Date: 1886 

Description: Elevated view of Milwaukee looking north from Bay View.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Twenty-one children are seated on wooden benches and the ground in front of a square frame house with a hip roof and cupola. The Reverend Erik Jensen (1841...

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: 1876 ca.

Description: Invitation to the annual ball at Turner Hall, sponsored by Madison's Andrew Proudfit Steam Fire Engine Company #2. The company, which was organized in 1870...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Edward, Frank, and Martha Bass.

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Sih-Chida and Mahchsi-Karehde, Mandan Indians.

Photograph

Middleton Family

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: William and Clara Case Middleton sit on chairs alongside a building; their son Forest stands between them.

Date: 1858-10-31 

Description: Letter written both horizontally and vertically, from Catherine Steel of Genesee, Wisconsin to her sister-in-law Lilias.

Date: 1881 

Description: Front cover of the catalog featuring an embossed silhouette illustration of a man using a horse-drawn Plano harvesting machine.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Two men on a rock formation in the Baraboo Bluffs. One man is holding out a hat.

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...

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...

Drawing

Racine College

Date: 1858 

Description: College at Racine.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: This map shows Union and Confederate lines on May 5th, 6th, and 7th, 1864. The lower left corner includes a key of symbols for batteries, turnpikes, plank...

Date: 1877-07-04 ca.

Description: "From Sullivan's Block, outside Park Hotel, soldiers in a square," one of four "Different Views of Parades in the Streets" identified in Dahl's 1877 "Catal...

Date: 1866 

Description: Two men stand on either side of an opening in the earthworks at Allatoona Pass. Mountains are in the distance. Plate 28

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Picnic Point from University Drive.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: This map is a plat map and shows government buildings, churches, Klein’s Park, and the government dam in Kaukauna. The map includes text about Kaukauna wit...

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