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Description: Waist-up oval portrait of Jacob Gundlach. He was born in Kuhr Hessen, Germany, and emigrated to Wisconsin in 1832. In 1851, he became one of the first se...
Date: 1855 ca.
Description: Map reads "Our Country" which is accompanied by a sailor with a flag to the left and workers rejoicing under the Constitution and Laws to the right. Across...
Date: 1889 ca.
Description: A view of the facade and side of the Morris Pratt Institute. The roof line has an ornate iron railing running around its perimeter and the railings on the...
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Samuel Brown. He was born in Massachusetts on January 8, 1804, and came to Wisconsin in November of 1834. In late 1835, B...
Description: McCormick Harvesting Machine Company annual catalog cover featuring an illustration of a woman carrying a sheaf of wheat. Below the text reads: "Harvesting...
Description: A cloth mounted, hand-colored map of Wisconsin showing the rail routes, counties, cities, towns, rivers and lakes in the state. The map also shows eastern...
Date: 1899 ca.
Description: Residential street, North Broadway at Cass Street.
Description: This 1897 map of Winnebago County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, landownership and acreages, rural re...
Description: This 1859 railroad map shows counties, cities, rivers and lakes in the entire state of Wisconsin. It includes an inset depicting the railroads in Milwaukee...
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: A depiction of Jerusalem on the day of Jesus' crucifixion. In the background, there is Herodian architecture and the Hezekiah's Pool.
Description: Notes include: Sketch of Battle of Island #10. Sketch of Fort Pillow Tennessee. Gen. Pope had command of the land troops.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Group of tourists and crew members on the bow deck of the DELL QUEEN, an excursion boat that operated on the Wisconsin River at Wisconsin Dells.
Description: Grassy field in foreground with split-rail fence enclosing frame house, barn and small building in background. Good example of straight stake and rider fen...
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: College Avenue looking west from the corner of Morrison Street. The building on the left is the Adkins Building, at the right is the Johnston House. This w...
Date: 1878 ca.
Description: A family is seated around a table upon which are books and flowers. Behind them is a frame house with a person sitting on its porch.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Old Abe, eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. Old Abe is perched on a plank of wood with the American flag painted on it. The portrait is...
Description: Three women, from left to right: Mrs. Vandercook, Mrs. Osborn and Mrs. Schildhauer, pose in white Grecian-inspired costumes. Mrs. Osborn sits behind a larg...
Description: Engaved view depicting a dramatic sunset through clouds over Lake Michigan. Several sailing ships are in the foreground.
Description: Letter from Napoleon Bonaparte Van Slyke to Mayor Jairus Fairchild, from the Astor House, New York, describing the sale of city bonds.
Date: 1835 ca.
Description: Kee-o-kuck, or the Watching Fox, a Chief of the Sauk tribe and sucessor to Black Hawk. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at t...
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