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Date: 1862-10-03 

Description: "Combined Confederate attack upon [Batteries] Robinette and Davis the attack on Battery Robinette being defeated and that on Davis resulting in the defeat...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Weesh-cub, or the Sweet, a noted Chippeway (Ojibwa) Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Prairie du Chie...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Charmion (1875-1949, born Laverie Cooper in Sacramento) was a vaudeville trapeze artist and strongwoman who performed a trapeze striptease in 1897 that mad...

Photograph

The Eyerley Family

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: F.D. Eyerley sits with his wife and his daughter on the front stoop of their home on West Johnson Street. They are reading from a book. A small, wicker roc...

Map or Atlas

Dover Township

Date: 1858 

Description: Plat map of Dover Township in Racine County.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Group of people looking at single car at the railroad station, probably a special car for a traveling minstrel show.

Date: 1873 

Description: Detail from atlas of the home of James Child who settled in 1847.

Photograph

Gwyneth Roe

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Formal portrait of Gwyneth Roe, wife of Gilbert Roe, on which she has written "the year I went to Madison." Gilbert Roe was a law partner of Robert M. La...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Ada and Dr. Edward A. Bass with their children, daughter Everetta and son Cary, seated on the porch of their home.

Date: 1873 

Description: This hand-colored map of Wisconsin shows the township grid, railroads and proposed railroads, counties, cities, villages, and post offices. Population tabl...

Date: 1882 ca.

Description: Inside spread of brochure featuring two color illustrations. The one on the left features the Improved No. 1. Combined Reaper & Mower. The right illustrati...

Date: 1890 

Description: Advertising card for William Deering & Company featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of a man showing "The Deering Binder, carefully studied and...

Date: 1880 

Description: Page from Eclipse Wind Engine Co. [Beloit, Wisconsin] catalog featuring an illustration of an Eclipse Wind Engine installed in a barn. A cut-away view show...

Date: 1858 

Description: An ink on paper map of Milwaukee County and the eastern portion of Waukesha County that shows the townships of Oak Creek, Franklin, Greenfield, Wauwatosa,...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Newhouse family in yard under large tree, with frame house that has latticework siding on the front porch as well as a Hekla sign, indicating that the hous...

Date: 1858 

Description: This map made up of six panels shows communities, rivers, and Lake Michigan. The map includes several inset maps showing Milwaukee, Humboldt, Franklin, Oak...

Photograph

George A. Custer

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Waist-up carte-de-visite portrait of General George A. Custer.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of the Central Wisconsin Telephone Company exchange building from the street.

Photograph

J.A. Van Cleve

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Portrait of J.A. Van Cleve, Regent of the University of Wisconsin who helped supervise the construction of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin buildi...

Map or Atlas

Colton's Wisconsin

Date: 1882 

Description: This basic reference map of the state shows natural features, railroads, county seats, and political boundaries against the G.L.O. township and range grid....

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