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Date: 1880 ca.
Description: View up Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) is at the top of the hill.
Description: View of Water Street featuring a group of patrons standing in the entrance of A. Becker's Saloon.
Date: 1887 ca.
Description: This map shows lakes, railroads, and rivers. An explanation of railroad lines with mileage in Wisconsin and total mileage for 1887 is included. Portions of...
Description: Exterior view of the Richards octagon house.
Date: 1889 ca.
Description: This map shows lakes, railroads, and rivers. An explanation of railroad lines with mileage in Wisconsin and total mileage for 1889 is included. Portions of...
Description: Illinois Central railway station.
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Elevated view of the exterior of the Park Hotel at Carroll and Main Streets. There is a church building in the background on the left.
Description: Bird's-eye map of Ashland, and the Apostle Islands in Lake Superior.
Description: The Illinois Central passenger depot.
Description: Looking north on Main Street, from the Square, Manufacturer's National Bank at 440 Main Street.
Description: Wisconsin map showing land offices, railroads completed, railroad land grants and Indian reservations.
Description: A man posing in the doorway of Julius Schadauer's tobacco shop at 101 State Street.
Date: 1883 ca.
Description: The Oshkosh Grand Opera House. This is the interior showing the curtain painted by Louis Kindt of Kenosha, which depicts a scene from Goethe's "Herman and...
Date: 1884 ca.
Description: Sunrise over Lake Monona and the Madison, Wisconsin isthmus, showing the Wisconsin State Capitol building in the distance.
Description: Caption on reverse side of stereoview reads, "Governmental buildings, Wisconsin Conservatory of Music and Hospital over Lake Mendota-looking from Capitol P...
Description: View of the Rockdale mill, a grist and sawmill built in 1847 by Thomas and Nathan Van Horn.
Description: A detailed, hand-colored map of Wisconsin and the western portion of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, which also includes an inset of Isle Royale in Lake Superi...
Description: View of the S.L Sheldon Company Warehouse and Office. Outside of the building, there is a bustling street filled with pedestrians and horse-drawn vehicles....
Description: Map of the Fox and Wisconsin Rivers to accompany Reuben Gold Thwaites' Historic Waterways.
Date: 1888 ca.
Description: The view of Whitefish Bay
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