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Date: 1895 

Description: Michael Baltus family posing in front of their log cabin two miles east of Auburndale Station, Wood County, with new frame house under construction nearby....

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Frank Winneshiek (WaConChaHoNoKah), left, and Henry Winneshiek (WaConChaRooNayKah). Both wear traditional beaded shirts, garters, and Ho-Chunk-style moccas...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: People are sitting in a horse-drawn wagon and standing next to farm machinery, including a dump rake and a hay mower. A barn is behind them.

Photograph

Winter Street Scene

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Winter scene of two men standing on snowy street with the Wisconsin State Capitol visible in the background.

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).

Date: 1868 

Description: Showing the counties, towns and railroads. Partly colored. Scale: 1 inch = 20 miles.

Date: 1893 

Description: Calendar back, with the month of December. Features an illustration of the Buckeye Binders and Mowers Factory buildings. In the foreground on the right a y...

Book or Pamphlet

Historic Waterways

Date: 1888 

Description: Front cover of Reuben Gold Thwaites' Historic Waterways, with an image of a man and a woman paddling a rowboat on a river.

Photograph

Emmons Blaine

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Portrait of Emmons Blaine (1857-1892), who married Anita McCormick Blaine in 1889.

Photograph

Picnic Point

Date: 1899-07 

Description: Elevated view from hill of Picnic Point, located on the south shore of Lake Mendota.

Photograph

Family in Garden

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Family in garden with wood walkway visible in foreground, two people standing on porch of brick house behind; house has shutters around windows and front d...

Photograph

John Brown's Cabin

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A view of the cabin of John Brown (5/9/1800 – 12/2/1859), an American abolitionist who advocated and practiced armed insurrection as a means to end slavery...

Date: 1892 

Description: A large poster giving an overview of the cost of the Civil War in lives and money, dominated by a list of 154 major battles.

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Wisconsin National Guardsmen standing in two rows for inspection. There are trees and bluffs in the background.

Date: 1871-10-08 

Description: A portion of a page from the Madison Daily Democrat which gives an account of the Peshtigo fire.

Photograph

Cliff House

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Cliff House, a resort hotel built shortly after 1872 when Devil's Lake was reached by rail. Three-story frame house with balcony on each floor. There is a...

Date: 1856 

Description: Map of a portion of Douglas and La Pointe counties situated on Lake Superior.

Date: 1880 

Description: Stereograph of the Artesian Well near the intersection of Wisconsin and Minnesota (later renamed Wacouta) Streets. The following is printed on the backside...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: A family is in the yard around a table. A girl holds her doll. Behind them are more people near a house with a piano on its porch.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Site of the Battle to Antietam, The Dunker Church. A group of men stand among trees on the left. Horse-drawn carriages are under trees on the right.

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