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Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Six children and eight adults stand in front of the G. Klove house, with a picket fence and small front porch.

Date: 1855 

Description: This map shows the township survey grid and identifies counties, named towns, rivers, lakes, railroads, plank roads, mines, and the Menomonee Reservation....

Date: 1867 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of George Engelmann (1809-1884), German-American botanist. He is best known for describing the flora of the American West. Handwr...

Map or Atlas

Colton's Wisconsin Map

Date: 1861 

Description: A map of Wisconsin showing cities, counties, major roads, railroads, and bodies of water.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: View of several farms, including Burton's, Fitlen's and Rustebakke's. Field arrangements and fencing patterns are evident.

Date: 1879 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Wisconsin State University, now the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Vignettes include Ladies Hall, South Dormitory, University Hall, As...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Identified as " Lover's Retreat, Spring View." Group in field with stream on a picnic. Children are stepping on stones in foreground with U.S. flag, people...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Robert M. Bashford house on Pinckney and Gilman Streets. A man wearing a hat stands in the landscaped yard near a small child wearing...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Extended family group of twenty-two people, some in work clothes, some elegantly dressed, stand in a yard and on the porch steps of an upright and wing fra...

Book or Pamphlet

Camden Depot Sketch

Date: 1847-10-19 

Description: Sketch of the Camden Depot in a letter from John McRae to James Gadsdeg.

Date: 1890 

Description: Customers gathered outside the J. Cunradi Drugstore. A sign above the awning identifies the store as a Deutsche Apotheke, or German apothecary.

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: A hand-colored Map of Jefferson County, Wisconsin, shows township and section divisions, towns, villages and post offices, rural residents, railroads, road...

Photograph

Edward Pier

Date: 1856 

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Edward Pier. He was born in New Haven, Vermont on March 31, 1807, and came to Wisconsin in September of 1834. Pier was one...

Date: 1866 

Description: A clearing in some trees with an animal skull where Union General McPherson died. Plate 35

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Northern Hospital for the Insane and its front grounds.

Photograph

Cadets on Campus

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view across Bascom Hill on the campus of the University of Wisconsin. Student cadets in training march past South Hall down Bascom Hill.

Date: 1885 

Description: A hand-colored map of Wisconsin that also includes eastern Minnesota and Iowa, northern Illinois, and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan showing the counties,...

Date: 1862-08-02 

Description: Civil War Union Army recruitment poster.

Magazine or Periodical

Detail of 'Comely Features' Article

Date: 1894-12 

Description: An illustration from the article "Comely Features" in Godey's Ladies Book, showing elimination of forehead wrinkles.

Date: 1883 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for J.F. Seiberling, manufacturer of agricultural equipment, featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of a horse-dr...

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