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Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Men in a Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul railroad station.

Date: 1887 

Description: "The Yearly Wheat Crop in Principal Countries." Chart showing yearly wheat crop production by country for 1880, found inside the back cover of an 1887 McC...

Date: 1846 ca.

Description: This plat map, which features the very early spelling of Wisconsin as "Wiskonsin," was created sometime between 1846 and 1854 and shows a canal and dam on...

Photograph

John Geiger House

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Geiger house, residence of John Geiger. His son, Ferdinand A. Geiger, was a Federal District Judge in Milwaukee from 1912 through the 1930s.

Date: 1870-03 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Professor Edward Tuckerman (1817-1886), American botanist and artist. Appointed professor of botany at Amherst Colleg...

Date: 1887 

Description: This map shows sewers, manholes, streets, canals, rivers, and Lake Michigan. An explanation of sewer types is included.

Photograph

The Annie Girdon

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Sidewheel rafter, Annie Girdon. The crew is on deck and a raft of logs is in the foreground. Sign on wheel reads Annie Girdon, lightning pack...

Photograph

Thompson House

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: The William Thompson family on the porch roof of their substantial brick bracket style house with shutters and with latticework at its foundation. A girl o...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: A family is gathered around a table with plants and books . A girl holds a doll and next to her a boy sits on a soap box. The frame house behind them is ob...

Drawing

Fort Winnebago

Date: 1834 ca.

Description: An early view of Fort Winnebago.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: View of a shopping district street near a river, with several businesses lining the street, and two carriages. A building has lettering that reads, "Jacks...

Date: 1862-09-17 

Description: Proclamation of amnesty by Confederate Major General Loring, offering "Christian charity" to citizens who have been armed by the Union if they surrender th...

Date: 1857 

Description: Map shows the railroads of southern Wisconsin, highlighting the Watertown and Madison Railroad. The Watertown and Madison Railroad between those two citie...

Date: 1872 ca.

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

Painting

John P. Arndt

Date: 1856 

Description: Waist-up portrait of John Arndt sitting and resting his hands on a cane.

Date: 1874 before

Description: Elevated view of Main Street from Pinckney Street. A sign on the top of the building reads: "Solders' Record Office."

Date: 1868 after

Description: The river steamer Chippewa drawn up alongside shore on the West Eau Claire Levee. The steamer was built by Captain E.E. Heerman at La Crosse in 1866...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Color lithograph poster. Title runs across top with author's name, William Gillette, under it in upper right corner. Scene depicts a well-dressed woman sta...

Date: 1864 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Sir William Jackson Hooker (1785-1865), English botanist. Preceded his son, Joseph Dalton Hooker, as director of Kew Gardens....

Map or Atlas

Lewis and Clark Map

Date: 1804 

Description: A map of Lewis and Clark's Track across the western portion of North America from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean by order of the Executive of t...

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