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Date: 1870 ca.

Description: The third Wisconsin Capitol (the second in Madison) as it appeared shortly after the construction was completed.

Date: 1865 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Dr. John Maynard Woodworth (1837-1879), American physician and naturalist. In 1871, Woodworth became the first Surgeo...

Photograph

Burnside Bridge

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Site of the Battle of Antietam, the Burnside Bridge.

Print

Waa-ba-shaw

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Waa-ba-shaw, a celebrated Sioux Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Prairie du Chien (1825).

Map or Atlas

Wisconsin City

Date: 1836 ca.

Description: This is a cadastral map and shows proposed lot and block numbers for a paper city on the banks of the Rock River. Also shown are two public squares and som...

Map or Atlas

Plat Map of Verona

Date: 1890 

Description: A plat map of Verona in Dane County.

Date: 1838-09 

Description: A public notice of a meeting that nominated Hon. James Duane Doty for Delegate to Congress for this Territory. Other names on document; Hon. Gilbert Knapp,...

Date: 1887 

Description: Elevated view of the Wisconsin National Guard encampment at Racine County fairgrounds. Several tents are set up in the background, while visitors mingle in...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: A Christmas tree stand made by Gustav Willms (c. 1854-1917), a cigarmaker, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. It is probably made of cigar boxes. Written on back...

Date: 1893 

Description: Terminal station at Jackson Park; Administration Building in background.

Date: 1899-08-22 

Description: Man operating a horse-drawn McCormick grain binder in a field. Original caption reads "Kinsella Grain Co., Colon, Nebraska. Aug 22/99. Gentlemen — In reply...

Date: 1893 

Description: Men standing outside of the Delta Upsilon fraternity house at 673 State Street, at the intersection of State and Lake Streets. Lawrence Whittet stands to t...

Date: 1867 

Description: This 1867 map shows the Chippewa River in northern Chippewa County, Wisconsin, from just north of Cornell to Jim Falls. Covering portions of the towns of A...

Date: 1893 

Description: Stereoview through a Ferris wheel at the Chicago World's Fair. The sensation of the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago was the Ferris wheel, the...

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Side and front view of Luther Valley Church, built in 1872.

Date: 1899-12-05 

Description: Group portrait of family and guests at A.E. Proudfit's silver wedding anniversary party, which took place at the Morris residence.

Date: 1865 

Description: Map of Wisconsin showing the location of meteorological stations. Drawn the last year of the Civil War, this thematic 1865 map of Wisconsin shows the effec...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Quarter-length carte-de-visite portrait of 1st Lieutenant Charles H. Meyerhoff, Company E, 14th Indiana Infantry, wearing eyeglasses and a badge for the Gr...

Date: 1881 ca.

Description: This map of Chippewa Falls is a proposal of river improvements using booming and rafting facilities and shows the city of Chippewa Falls, the Chippewa Rive...

Date: 1862-06-06 

Description: "Colonel Ellet's Rams approaching the city of Memphis, Tennessee, to demand its surrender." Sketch of a cityscape in the background, the river with numero...

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