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Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Beginning at Odanah just south of Lake Superior, Hölzlhuber and several fur trappers used an Indian trail to travel upstream through extensive wild forest....

Photograph

Fuller Opera House

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Fuller Opera House, which later became the Parkway Theater and was razed in 1954.

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Tens-qua-ta-wa, or the One that Opens the Door, brother of Tecumthe, a Shawnese Prophet. Painted for Governor Lewis Cass in 1823.

Date: 1896 

Description: Indian boys and girls pose for a group portrait outdoors in front of the government school.

Date: 1853 

Description: Engraved view of miners and hillside mines in the Lead Region.

Historical Object

Stuart and Dorothy

Date: 1899 

Description: Hand-painted poppies adorn an album page which features a photograph of Stuart, left, and Dorothy Fargo. In the photograph, Stuart is naked and has placed...

Date: 1873 

Description: View of several buildings on the grounds of Ripon College.

Date: 1895-09-23 

Description: A man wearing a suit and hat stands near a herd of Jersey dairy cattle grazing in the barnyard of W.H. Bradley.

Date: 1881 ca.

Description: Winter scene with three men posing in front of a locomotive with a snow thrower attached to the front of the engine. The snow trough, barely wider than the...

Date: 1865 

Description: The ruins of a railroad depot after General Sherman's men burned the town near the end of the Civil War. Plate 61

Photograph

Third Ward School

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Third ward school, with students in front.

Date: 1888 

Description: Studio portrait of famed University of Wisconsin pharmacist, Edward Kremers, and several UW college friends on an outing to the Wisconsin Dells. Left to ri...

Date: 1896-09-20 

Description: Group of men, and a young boy, standing in the small front yard of a house at a bicycling outing. A woman stands in an open doorway at the top of the steps...

Photograph

Pio Nono College

Date: 1898 

Description: Exterior view of Pio Nono College.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Gymnasium at the State School for the Deaf with floor mats, a pommel horse, rings apparatus, and racks of Indian clubs.

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: View of Carroll College.

Date: 1870 

Description: This bird's-eye-view map shows roads, a river with boats, and homes. The bottom margin of the map includes an index.

Drawing

Barometer

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Watercolor illustration of a barometer designed by John Muir in his boyhood.

Date: 1892 

Description: Color lithograph poster depicting a confrontation between U.S. Navy sailors who are defending the honor of the American flag and British soldiers. “Written...

Date: 1848 ca.

Description: Photographic reprint of a daguerreotype of Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884). McCormick was a Chicago industrialist and inventor in 1831 of the first commer...

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