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Date: 1873 ca.
Description: View, ca. 1873-1879, of Madison looking down Wisconsin Avenue toward the third Wisconsin Capitol, a view that suggests something of the ongoing importance...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Souvenir postcard showing a view of the Cutler house and Morris D. Cutler.
Description: Main Street, with its dirt, ruts, cows (and presumably manure), but wide enough for easy hitching of wagons and teams.
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Stereographic view of a man on Main Street, created by Van Schaick or his colleague, Thomas T. McAdam.
Date: 1851 ca.
Description: Several men sculling a boat near Fort Howard that has an American Flag, barracks, and various related military buildings enclosed behind a wall.
Date: 1893-10 ca.
Description: An exterior view of the rear doorway to the Banjamin Walker Castle, 1862-1893 in the 900 block of East Gorham Street.
Date: 1883 ca.
Description: Caption on reverse side of stereoview reads, "Governmental buildings, Wisconsin Conservatory of Music and Hospital over Lake Mendota-looking from Capitol P...
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: External view of the State Bank, the first bank in Madison. A group of men are posed along the sidewalk in front.
Date: 1899-06-12 ca.
Description: Elevated view of a town with a railroad bridge crossing over a river. Several individuals are visible crossing the bridge. Sign near bridge says: "Willow R...
Description: Science Hall (1876-1884) after the fire and in the process of being demolished on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
Description: The ruins of Charleston after General Sherman's men burned the town near the end of the Civil War. A man, smoking a pipe, and a boy sit on the shoreline of...
Date: 1868 ca.
Description: Winter scene with the snow-covered pathway and trees around the Capitol Park. A wooden fence ran along the inside of the path and a hitching rail for hors...
Description: Exterior view of the Post Office, with boy and horse in front.
Description: The Wisconsin State Capitol as it appeared after the completion of the dome in 1869. At that time only the dome and the upper stories can be seen above the...
Description: View along Van Buren Street, looking north from Mason Street. Three children are sitting on the curb at the corner.
Date: 1869 ca.
Description: Stereographic view of a chapel on the campus of Racine College with a man standing in front of it.
Date: 1874 ca.
Description: View, from a distance, of Fulton Street in Edgerton. A church is in the distance.
Date: 1892 ca.
Description: Everetta Bass (dressed in plaid), standing with two girls wearing capes and bonnets. The smallest of the girls is identified as Verta. There is a baby carr...
Date: 1876 before
Description: Stereograph of a view over rooftops of a neighborhood near Lake Michigan. Shoreline can be seen in the background.
Description: An illustration depicting the cheese factory and dry goods store of J.G. Pickett at Pickett's Station.
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