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Date: 1858 

Description: Front cover of a guide book describing Bayfield and an account of a pleasure tour to Lake Superior. The title is surrounded by a decorative border with flo...

Date: 1873 

Description: The hotel of S.H. Stafford, who settled about 1845.

Date: 1899 

Description: The Elisha D. Smith Library built by Van Ryn and De Gelleke.

Date: 1827-07-22 

Description: Letter from Benjamin Sillman to Increase Lapham requesting information about the canal around the rapids of the Ohio River for inclusion in The Journal...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: "Iron Bridge across Mississippi" photographed during "The Norwegian Lutheran Synod held at Minneapolis, Minn., 1875," as described in Dahl's 1877 "Catalogu...

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: 1881 

Description: Valentine's Day card with a border of white flowers surrounding a smaller polka dot border. Inside is the text "St. Valentine's Day", daisies and a bee. Th...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: View of the Spring Prairie Lutheran Church, built in 1853 and replaced in 1886.

Photograph

Group Picnicking

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: A large group of men, women and children having a picnic under the trees.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Geared Rotary Honey Extractor Advertisement

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Advertisement for the Improved Geared Rotary Honey Extractor for 1872. Manufactured by Gray and Winder of Cincinnati, OH. Illustrations of two different mo...

Date: 1889-04 

Description: Sheet 2 of a Sanborn map of a portion of Mineral Point.

Date: 1861-11-28 

Description: Civil War recruiting poster for the 5th Wisconsin Regiment written in German.

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: A mother, father, four children and two babies in yard with a frame house behind, in a heavily wooded area.

Map or Atlas

Wisconsin River Survey

Date: 1875 

Description: These maps, from G.K. Warren's 1876 Report on the transportation route along the Wisconsin and Fox rivers in the State of Wisconsin between the Mississippi...

Date: 1869 

Description: Increase A. Lapham in the foreground of a rock formation in Taylor's Glen with A. Holly seated on a rock in the background.

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Wisconsin State Fish Hatchery (aka Nevin Fish Hatchery, 3911 Fish Hatchery Rd). A salt-box house with an additional wing stands next t...

Date: 1857 

Description: This detailed map was drawn nearly a decade after Wisconsin entered statehood. It depicts the entire state, northern Illinois and part of the upper peninsu...

Photograph

View of De Pere

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: View over town looking east from the railroad station.

Photograph

Family at Table

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: A family is gathered around a table loaded with books and potted plants. Children sit on soap boxes in front, including a girl with a doll. The frame house...

Date: 1869 

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Alexander Marshall Thompson, from a detail of the 1868 composite portrait of the Wisconsin Assembly.

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