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Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Science Hall building on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. A man is in the right foreground.

Painting

Eben Peck Cabin

Date: 1891 ca.

Description: The Eben Peck cabin, the first house in Madison, Wisconsin, was built in June, 1837. In 1891 young Isabella Dengel (1878-1904) based this painting of the c...

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: From Holzlhuber's journal: "Cordes bought his cultivated land from an Irishman and built for himself in 1859 a nice brick dwelling house. Because of the r...

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Wisconsin Territorial Capitol (first in Madison) viewed from State Street. The back wall of the east wing of the replacement capitol (second on the site) c...

Date: 1887-09 before

Description: Lunch menu from the souvenir booklet of the Complimentary Excursion to General Passenger & Ticket Agents, with an embossed knife, fork, and spoon crossed o...

Date: 1893 

Description: Flyer describing field trial victories by the McCormick binder. Features a small illustration of a farmer using the horse-drawn machine followed by testim...

Date: 1858 

Description: This map of the entire state of Wisconsin depicts the township survey grid and identifies counties, named towns, cities and villages, rivers, lakes, railro...

Date: 1897 

Description: Full-length indoor portrait of an unknown woman. She is wearing a long dress with puffy sleeves, and underneath a white blouse with lace collar and cuffs....

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Etching depicting the Battle of Shiloh, Tenn.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: James Dorman Davidson (1810-1882) sits in profile in a plush chair for a studio portrait in front of a backdrop. He is wearing a wide hat, suit jacket, bow...

Date: 1870 after

Description: Three cottages sit near the tree-lined shore of Kelly Lake at Underwood Point. Small docks with boats are visible in the middle ground of the image. A wo...

Date: 1825-09 

Description: Hand-colored lithograph depicting the 1825 Treaty at Prairie du Chien, with Fort Crawford seen in the background. This treaty negotiated between Governor W...

Date: 1832-06-23 

Description: Document written by Ebenezer Brigham listing events at Fort Blue Mounds.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The F. K. Bull residence, 1121 Main Street.

Date: 1892 

Description: Group portrait in front of a painted backdrop of the Conrad Schmitt family of Muscoda. Emma Schmitt married Sherwin Gillett in 1906.

Photograph

Henry L. Baird

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Henry L. Baird. He was born in Ireland and came to Wisconsin in July of 1824. Baird resided in Green Bay and was 45-years...

Photograph

Public Order No. 1

Date: 1862-08-31 

Description: Photograph of a printed broadside, Public Order No. 1., issued by The Committee of Safety. The first order appears to be addressing some kind of dangerous...

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: A pond at the Wisconsin State Fish Hatchery (aka Nevin Fish Hatchery, 3911 Fish Hatchery Rd.) with a sign reading "Brook Trout 3 and 4 years old." Funds fo...

Date: 1883 ca.

Description: Letterhead stationery of the Milwaukee Industrial Exposition Association, with an engraving of the building constructed for that event.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: A family of seven stands in the yard of a large, but plain wood frame house. It has three chimneys and a small attic story window in tablet style.

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