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Photograph

Street Parade Rig

Date: 1870 

Description: Street parade rig, apparently to agitate against delays in construction of a railroad to connect Manitowoc to the west. In the background is a store owned...

Photograph

Bicycling Outing

Date: 1896-10-04 

Description: View down sidewalk of a group of men and women standing near a large brick building. Bicycles are leaning against the curb and the side of the building. Th...

Date: 1887 

Description: View up Langdon Street of the new Science Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1885 

Description: A hand-colored map of Wisconsin that also includes eastern Minnesota and Iowa, northern Illinois, and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan showing the counties,...

Photograph

Pile-Pontoon Bridge

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereoview of John Lawler's pile-pontoon railway bridge over the Mississippi River.

Map or Atlas

Map of Wisconsin

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: A hand-colored map of Wisconsin showing the railroads, counties, cities, towns, rivers, and lakes in the state. Also included in the map are the eastern po...

Photograph

Walter Allen School

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior of Walter Allen School, with a woman in a carriage parked in front. The Walter Allen School was an elementary school located at 1657 South Third S...

Date: 1888 

Description: Overview winter scene with a large group of people skating on the frozen Manitowoc River between the 8th and 10th Street bridges. A dog trots across the ic...

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: A stereograph of the town square and Main Street. The three-story building visible in the center of the photograph was operated as the National Hotel. It w...

Photograph

Cass Street

Date: 1888 

Description: View of Biddle Street. The 'x' marks the home of Mr. Brigham. The road is tree-lined, with homes behind the trees. "With cross on it, just under the sou...

Date: 1851 

Description: This map shows plats with lots and block numbers of Madison. The far left corner features "University Ground" and some streets are labeled. Lake Monona is...

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: Map shows three Wisconsin territories, Jefferson, Waukesha, and Milwaukee. Map is ink, pencil, and watercolor on paper. Relief shown by hachures.

Photograph

Snow Covered Street

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Winter scene of North Broadway at Cass Street, De Pere, Wisconsin. Streets are snow covered.

Date: 1887-06 

Description: A map of southern Wisconsin, from the Illinois state border in the south to Rocky Run, Wisconsin in the north for the Coast and Geodetic Survey, showing th...

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Drawn around 1855, this map shows the placement of railroad tracks in southern Wisconsin and northern Illinois connecting Milwaukee, Prairie du Chien, Gale...

Map or Atlas

Map of Berlin, Wis.

Date: 1875 

Description: This map shows plat of the town, land ownership by name, wards, local streets, railroads, and part of Fox River. The map also includes a directory and adve...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: East Water Street and Wisconsin Street, northwest corner; this is also called the Ludington Block. The Spring Street and Booth Building are in the backgrou...

Photograph

Racine Velodrome

Date: 1897 after

Description: Aerial view drawing of a velodrome with racers on the oval track and stands full of spectators. Signage on the outer wall indicates that it is the Racine A...

Date: 1890 

Description: This map shows city wards, block numbers, parks, cemeteries, roads, railroads, and selected buildings. The map includes indexes to streets, public building...

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Fox-Wisconsin portage and canal map, when the canal was not yet built. From a map in the office of the city clerk at Portage. "The old trail, the location...

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