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Description: The Clay Bluffs in Wyoming; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail).
Date: 1839 ca.
Description: A chart showing the geological cross-section and the height above the surrounding landscape of several locations, such as Platte Mound in Wisconsin, and th...
Date: 1840 ca.
Description: This map shows shows three routes; a route surveyed by Doty & Center, a route surveyed by inhabitants of East Milwaukee, and a route surveyed by inhabitant...
Date: 1860 after
Description: Lady Liberty stands on a globe of the world. She is wearing a stars and stripes dress and has a sword over her right shoulder. She is pointing forward with...
Date: 1864 ca.
Description: Tinted tintype portrait of Cyrus Hall McCormick, Jr. (1859-1936) as a child. He is wearing a jacket and necktie.
Description: View along shoreline of University of Wisconsin-Madison buildings across Lake Mendota from Carroll Street. The Armory (Red Gym or Old Red), a boathouse, an...
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: Quite possibly this is the "General view in the camp" listed in the "Centennial Views of the City of Madison, July 4th, 1876. Views of Chicago Light Guard"...
Date: 1832 ca.
Description: Ischohä-Kakoschóchatä, Dance of the Mandan Indians.
Description: Jail and Courthouse Rocks in Nebraska; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oreg...
Date: 1837 ca.
Description: This map shows the proposed Rock River Canal, between Milwaukee County thru the west line of what is now Waukesha County. Also shows townships, roads, hydr...
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: Ada Burlingame Bass, center, with her daughter Everetta, and parents Leroy J. (far left) and Alvina Burlingame (far right.) The other man and woman are un...
Date: 1882 ca.
Description: View of Main Street business district. Horses and buggies on street. Some business signs read: "American and Norsk Store", "Furniture", "L....re & Son, Dry...
Description: D.L. Fairchild residence from the street, with a stagecoach and pedestrian in the foreground.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: View of the only known view of the first floor Rotunda of the third Wisconsin State Capitol, a remarkable stereograph by Dane County photographer Andreas L...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: View cross yard towards the front entrance to the castle. In front of the entrance, a man and woman sit on the steps leading to the castle.
Date: 1899 ca.
Description: Several men appear to be examining a horse-drawn McCormick grain binder as it sits in a field. One man in work clothes sits idle on the seat of the binder...
Description: Engraving depicting the defeat of Black Hawk by General Henry Atkinson at the Battle of Bad Axe on August 2, 1832. The engraving depicts Federal Regulars a...
Description: This map shows streets, docks, warehouses, and piers near the harbor. Relief is shown by hachures and depths are shown by soundings and isolines. Lake Mich...
Date: 1863 ca.
Description: Colonel C.A. Wood posing for a full-length studio carte-de-visite portrait in his Union uniform. His right hand is resting on a plinth, and he is holding h...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Exterior view of Library Hall, present-day Music Hall, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
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