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Date: 1869 ca.
Description: University of Wisconsin students, perhaps a graduating class, photographed on the lawn in front of Main Hall (later Bascom Hall).
Date: 1863 after
Description: A view of the gymnasium at Northwestern College. A staircase leads up the terraced hill to the brick building.
Date: 1862 ca.
Description: Photograph of a watercolor of a view of Camp Randall, from the northeast. Scene set on rolling hills, shows tents, buildings, horses and military members i...
Description: Drawn map showing planned development of Cornell, including a couple of schools, Oakwood cemetery, the public square, and several bridges and dams.
Description: A stereograph view of Root River in Racine.
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: A sketch of Camp Randall made from the top of University Building, May 20, 1864, by W.F. Brown of the 40th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry Company B. A small...
Date: 1869-10 ca.
Description: Wisconsin State Capitol dome under construction, showing the workmen and the equipment they used to hoist construction materials into place. After the cons...
Description: This map of the state of Wisconsin was created in 1868 and later used by Increase Lapham to trace an outbreak of tornadoes going across the state in May of...
Description: Stereograph of the main street in downtown Lodi, Wisconsin.
Description: This is a map of Wisconsin's county boundaries (outlined in red) during the last year of the Civil War in 1865. Each county's population is handwritten in...
Description: The township of Primrose, which is a detail from the plat map of Dane County.
Description: People gather the morning after a fire that destroyed Dixon's store as well as $100,000 worth of goods and eleven other places of business. The flames were...
Description: View from across the railroad track. The Milwaukee and St. Paul Railroad car #4770 is in the foreground. The Freeman House, Carlisle House and Empire Stove...
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: Stereoview of the Townsend House boathouse across a lake.
Description: Mineral Point from a carte-de-visite by the "practical photographer."
Date: 1863 ca.
Description: This map of Superior shows Montgomery's Addition. An inset map shows the south west end of Lake Superior where Montgomery's Addition is located. The map re...
Description: Map with labelled block and lot numbers, owners of large property parcels, city wards, railroads, and streets. Population from 1835 to 1860 listed below ti...
Description: Marshall Academy in Marshall, Wisconsin.
Description: Stereoview from Spaight Street neighborhood looking toward Capitol and Bascom Hall.
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