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Date: 1872 ca.
Description: Ulysses S. Grant loyalist demonstrates his strength in a display showing various sized potatoes with politicians names attached. The opposition is depicted...
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Stereograph of a group of men "witching up."
Description: Portrait of Frederick Horn (1815-1893), a Democrat. He was a lawyer and editor of the Cedarburg Weekly News. His years of public service began in 1842 and...
Description: First newspaper printing of "The Star Spangled Banner". Printed six days after the Battle of Fort McHenry, where Frances Scott Key wrote the poem that woul...
Description: Flour and grist mill built on Green Lake Prairie and later moved to Alto. It stood about 50 feet tall and 24 feet wide.
Description: Chromolithograph card of a couple from Ceylon [now Sri Lanka] in "native" Ceylonese costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of...
Description: Bird's-eye map of Superior. Looking from the point, with Superior Bay on left, St. Louis Bay on right, below St. Louis River.
Description: Illustrated map of Crawford County. On the bottom right is an inset of a group of people near a train on a railroad track.
Date: 1850 ca.
Description: View of Carroll College.
Date: 1858 ca.
Description: Waist-up portrait of Orasmus Cole.
Date: 1869 ca.
Description: Family seated in yard with woman holding parasol and large stone house with frame addition, and a wooden porch roof. There is a barn and animals in the bac...
Date: 1829 ca.
Description: Fort Crawford, from a sketchbook attributed to Seth Eastman, 1808-1875. A graduate of West Point, Eastman briefly served at Fort Crawford, 1829-1839.
Date: 1894 ca.
Description: Studio portrait of two young brothers, standing side by side, the right with his hand on his brother's shoulder, both are wearing hats and standing in fron...
Date: 1880 after
Description: The ornate interior of the Lucius Fairchild house at 302 South Wisconsin Avenue (renamed Monona Avenue in 1877). Built by Lucius' father Jairus Fairchild i...
Description: List of Civil War draft-dodgers issued by the Provost Marshal's office, Fifth District of Wisconsin.
Date: 1899 ca.
Description: Workers during the construction of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin building.
Description: Engraved view of a house surrounded by gardens, an evergreen shelter belt and ornamental hedges.
Description: Illustrated invitation to a May Party at Liederkranz Hall given by the Makers and Sawyers of Milwaukee. The invitation is illustrated in color with a hors...
Date: 1892 ca.
Description: Chromolithograph card of a young woman from Manila in the Philippine Islands in "native" costume, posing near a Singer sewing machine.
Description: Buildings along Wisconsin River.
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