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Date: 1850 ca.

Description: A book cover for "Mineral Point: A History" by George Fiedler. The cover illustration is of Shake Rag Street, a popular street for Cornish miners.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Northern Hospital for the Insane and its front grounds.


Milwaukee Street

Date: 1870 before

Description: Stereograph; looking down a wide, tree-lined dirt road. A fence is visible behind the tree line on the right.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A group of farmers uses a McCormick wire grain binder, built in 1876. A horse-drawn carriage is in the background. The original caption reads, "The improve...

Date: 1898 

Description: Armory (Red Gym or Old Red) on Langdon Street on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. A boathouse is behind the Armory on Lake Mendota.

Date: 1886 

Description: The Killbourne residence, the home of E. B. Kilbourne, 927 Superior Avenue.

Date: 1896 

Description: This map shows 12 sections of bicycle road maps. Sections and number are in red, counties are in blue.

Date: 1881 

Description: Watercolor painting of farm and farmhouse, residence of Mr. Daniel Lewis.

Date: 1887-02-26 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Ashland, and the Apostle Islands in Lake Superior.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph; view of store and adjoining buildings, Wisconsin and Milwaukee Streets. A large statue of a bird sits atop the store in the right of the imag...


Hans Holtan Family

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: This is said to be the family of Hans Holtan (a.k.a. Austinson) posed in the yard before a frame house that has carpenter's lace on porch, two separate doo...


Oxmobile "Pioneer"

Date: 1875 

Description: Team of oxen pulling a wagon in front of Schuette Brothers store grain warehouse on a muddy Jay Street. The man standing with the oxen is likely Fred Wilke...

Date: 1857 

Description: One thousand dollar bond and coupons issued by the Watertown and Madison Railroad Company in 1857. Jairus Fairchild, president, and T.L. Lawrence have sig...

Map or Atlas

Map of Carver's Tract

Date: 1838 ca.

Description: This map of the Wisconsin Territory, accompanied by the photostat of an article from the January 13, 1838, Wisconsin democrat, shows the area described as...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: One of the etchings published in an atlas of Lake County, Illinios in 1870 by George Ogle. Etchings done by the Wisconsin Central Railroad.

Magazine or Periodical

Going Straight Through the Mountain

Date: 1892-08 

Description: Engraving, probably after a photograph, showing Frank Lenz posing with his safety bicycle near the stone arch entrance of a canal tunnel cut through a moun...

Date: 1858 

Description: Large group of people leaving a steam ship, some transporting large chests of their belongings.

Date: 1858 

Description: This map shows streets, lots, and landownership. Also included are notations in pencil and blue colored pencil. Some lots are colored in blue, green, or...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: The J. H. Kelby house, on Wisconsin and 8th Streets.

Date: 1896 

Description: Section 3 of 12, this bicycle road map features Wisconsin bicycle routes in the counties of Winnebago, Calumet, Manitowoc, Outagamie, Brown, Kewaunee, and...

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