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Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Science Hall (1876-1884) after the fire and in the process of being demolished on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1889-08-27 

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a group of women from Stockholm on their first American Tour.

Date: 1894 ca.

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

Date: 1894-05-10 

Description: View from the Ohio River of four friends (three men and one woman) standing on the shore, seeing the travelers off. There is a bridge in the background.

Photograph

Robert Wilson

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Robert Wilson. He was born in Greenupsburg, Kentucky, on July 16, 1814. Wilson came to Wisconsin in May of 1833, and reside...

Date: 1899 

Description: A man operates a McCormick wire binder driven by two horses.

Date: 1865 

Description: The ruins of Charleston after General Sherman's men burned the town near the end of the Civil War. A man, smoking a pipe, and a boy sit on the shoreline of...

Photograph

Tzi-Kal-Tza

Date: 1866 ca.

Description: Tzi-Kal-Tza, Nez Perce, seated with a rifle across his lap. The original photo is attributed to the William Henry Jackson collection (PH 252 (3)), in th...

Date: 1876 

Description: Map shows townships and sections, landownership and acreages, roads, railroads, post offices, and farms. Sections appear in pink, yellow, and blue. On the...

Photograph

Capitol Fence

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Winter scene with the snow-covered pathway and trees around the Capitol Park. A wooden fence ran along the inside of the path and a hitching rail for hors...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A rope tied in a noose inside of a frame. Caption reads "Good Noose for TRAITORS". Black ink on yellow envelope, image on left side. Image printed on enve...

Date: 1897 

Description: Exterior view of the Post Office, with boy and horse in front.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

The Western Queen Bee Hive Advertisement

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: An advertisement for an Improvement in Movable Frame Bee Hives, The Western Bee Hive. Patented January 9, 1872 by H. Staggs from Topeka Kansas. Claims to b...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Indian utensils and arms (views 13-18). Included are a pipe, arrow, moccasin, and possibly a drum and shield.

Photograph

Mamie Taylor

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Ferrotype/tintype of a waist-up portrait of Mamie Taylor. She is wearing a dark dress with a white collar, drop earrings. Hand-coloring on cheeks.

Photograph

Electrical Panel

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Cyanotype of an electrical panel in the State Historical Library building. The panel was located on the second floor outside of the library.

Date: 1896-06-08 

Description: The Lucius Fairchild home at 302 Monona Avenue (later Martin Luther King Blvd.) seen from the back garden. Lush foliage surrounds the back door, where a br...

Date: 1868 

Description: This 1868 birds-eye view depicts the buildings, streets, railroad, vegetation and topography of Columbus, Wisconsin. The high school, cemetery, railroad de...

Date: 1878 

Description: The Wisconsin State Capitol as it appeared after the completion of the dome in 1869. At that time only the dome and the upper stories can be seen above the...

Date: 1862 

Description: Cover of an advertising booklet for John H. Manny's Single Mower. It features an illustration of men using the mower, surrounded by informative text.

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