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Date: 1873 

Description: Detail from atlas of the home of Z. Short who settled in 1842.

Photograph

East Water Street

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Elevated stereoview of East Water Street showing City Hall.

Date: 1878 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Chilton with insets of points of interest, including P.H. Becker's Brewery, Chilton House, and Gutheil's Block.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: One-half stereoview of town, looking northeast from Case's Block.

Photograph

Peabody House

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Front view of the inn. Several men and women either stand or sit on the second floor porch, and several stand under the second floor porch at ground level...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Five piece panoramic view of the Green Bay waterfront area.

Date: 1874 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Chippewa Falls.

Photograph

Jefferson School

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Jefferson School, built on the site of the first cemetery in Janesville.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Council House of the first Wisconsin Territorial Legislature when it met at Belmont in 1836. A young boy or man wearing a hat stands in front near a fence.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Old Abe, Wisconsin War Eagle, perched on a stars and stripes shield next to a cannon at the Wisconsin State Capitol. Old Abe has his back turned towards t...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Downtown East Troy with the Seymour Brooks residence.

Date: 1877-10-27 

Description: The arrival of the first train in Waukon, on the Wisconsin & Michigan Railroad line. There is a large crowd gathered near the tracks, and one man stands on...

Date: 1870 

Description: Norwegian family posing with their household possessions, in front of their home. The man dressed in military uniform is a Civil War veteran. Madison, Wisc...

Date: 1871 

Description: Darlington, county seat of Lafayette County, was established in the late 1840s, but didn't thrive until the arrival of the railroad in 1856. This view show...

Date: 1871 

Description: View of first house built in Dodge City. The sod building has a lumpy roof, window openings and a door. The surrounding landscape is barren.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: A view of the town of Lodi as viewed from the hill north of the cemetery.

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...

Date: 1874 

Description: Map shows townships and sections, landownership and acreages, railroads, and roads. The map was compiled by the civil engineer and city surveyor agent H.I....

Photograph

Pioneer town

Date: 1872 

Description: Distant view of the fledgling town showing a few log cabins, large tent buildings, saddled horses, pedestrians and a horse-drawn wagon.

Photograph

State Normal School

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: A view of the campus at the State Normal School. Established in 1871, headed by George S. Albee. In the early years of the school, tuition was free to all...

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