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Date: 1888 

Description: Overview winter scene with a large group of people skating on the frozen Manitowoc River between the 8th and 10th Street bridges. A dog trots across the ic...

Date: 1879 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Viroqua, county seat of Vernon County.

Photograph

John Porter

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of John Porter. He was born in Harrison County, Kentucky, on February 27, 1798, and came to Wisconsin in April of 1827.

Date: 1876-03 

Description: Side view of the locomotive purchased by the Pine River and Stevens Point Railroad, being hauled over land from Lone Rock to Richland Center. In the backgr...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: A family stands in the yard of a large frame bracket style house that has carpenter's lace, trim above windows, shutters, latticework at porch and a stone...

Date: 1873 

Description: Map shows townships and sections, landownership and acreages, state and county lands, churches, schools, cemeteries, roads, and railroads. There is an ins...

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Two University of Wisconsin-Madison students, Mr. Rider and Mr. Broughton, sit in their residence at 625 Langdon Street and play musical instruments. Mr. R...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Steamboat navigating through sunken trees on the Missouri River.

Date: 1886-04-29 

Description: A proposal to the Knights of Labor of America regarding organizing a Linen Collar and Cuff Manufactory.

Photograph

Couple in Carriage

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: A man with an impressive beard, and a woman, sit together in a carriage with a collapsible top. A child stands by the carriage and a man holds the horse. B...

Date: 1814-08-07 

Description: The first page of a letter written by Thomas Jefferson to Lancelot Minor.

Date: 1876 

Description: Distant view of a barnyard with people, split-rail fencing, cattle, a Norwegian-style barn with cupola and rooster weather vane and an animal building with...

Date: 1873 

Description: An advertisement for John N. Jones, Dealer in Hardware, which appeared in the 1873 Madison City Directory.

Date: 1892-03 

Description: Engraving of voyageurs gathered around a fire at their camp.

Date: 1862 

Description: Diagram and seating chart for the Wisconsin State Assembly.

Postcard

Main Street

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Main Street on the corner of Washington Street shops.

Photograph

I.G. Merrill Home

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: The home of I.G. Merrill--located on the corner of Ann Street (now called Sheridan Road) and Prairie Avenue--in the winter.

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: A young girl poses on a rustic wooden bridge in the woods.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: James Gates Percival's old armchair, upholstered with carpeting. The chair is displayed outdoors, sitting on a crocheted throw in the grass with trees in t...

Date: 1890 

Description: Esterly Harvesting Machine Company looking southwest across State Street at intersection with Newcomb Street.

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