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Date: 1870 ca.
Description: A large group of men are snagging sturgeon from a bridge over the Wolf River. A sturgeon is hanging from a line. More men are sitting on a bridge support,...
Date: 1880 after
Description: A view of Sacred Heart College and the surrounding landscape. Each dormer window has a cross on its peak and the center of the building has a bell tower.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Oblique view from the Mississippi River. Two young women are in a rowboat near the shoreline, and two young men are fishing in the river. Alma at the foot...
Date: 1898 before
Description: Two young girls wearing hats and dresses are leaning on a planter in the yard, two women are on the porch, and a man is sitting in a horse-drawn carriage....
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the Alba House, with individuals standing outside its entrance and on the balcony.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Elevated view of Polish immigrants in Market Square with horse-drawn lumber sledges and hay wagons. Commercial buildings are in the background. A sign on o...
Date: 1863 ca.
Description: A view overlooking the Benjamin Walker Castle, 1862-1893 in the 900 block of East Gorham Street, and its surrounding property.
Description: Bird's-eye map, looking west from shoreline on Lake Michigan of Milwaukee to Golden Lake in Waukesha County, with Kenosha and Fox Point at bottom corners,...
Date: 1894 after
Description: Southeast corner of Second and Sycamore Streets, later the site of a large street railway building. The picture was taken shortly after the interior was d...
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Front view of C.F. Rau's furniture store, with the owners and employees sitting in front of the store. Apparently, the store also performs undertaking. The...
Description: View of Shell Lake before a fire on December 3, 1889 which swept Main Street and destroyed more than twenty business places.
Date: 1862-04 before
Description: Stationery depicting the fortifications around Washington, D.C., during the second year of the Civil War: Arlington Heights, directly across the Potomac Ri...
Description: Plan of the settlement of Green Bay.
Date: 1899-06-12 after
Description: Men, one of whom is holding an umbrella, stand looking at a tree that has been stripped of its bark by a tornado. It also appears to be embedded with a pie...
Date: 1874 ca.
Description: Elevated view towards the northwest across West Washington Avenue of the Congregationalist Church. Main Hall (now Bascom Hall) of the University of Wiscons...
Description: A view of the Nekoosa-Edwards Paper Company mill. Established about 1896 by John Edwards.
Description: View of the banks.
Description: View of Methodist church.
Description: Side view of the locomotive purchased by the Pine River and Stevens Point Railroad, being hauled over land from Lone Rock to Richland Center. In the backgr...
Description: Slightly elevated view at an angle towards the left of the courthouse. A large statue is on top of the main dome. The area around the courthouse is filled...
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