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Photograph

View of Rockford

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: View down Rock River towards a covered bridge near another bridge, with factories and the city in the background.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Newspaper engraving of the building at Randolph and Dearborn Streets that served as the McCormick General Office from 1879 to 1885. An American flag flies...

Photograph

Methodist Church

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of Methodist church.

Date: 1881 

Description: Stereographic view of a street in the “Five Points” slum district.

Date: 1865 

Description: This is a collection of two plat maps. The first map shows lots, streets, and farm lot 25. Written in ink, the top of the map reads: Plat of Prairie du Ch...

Photograph

Capitol Park

Date: 1874 before

Description: Southeast Gate of Capitol Park. Four stone columns stand along the sidewalk, tow with statues on top, two with lights. In the background are trees and the...

Date: 1895-10-13 

Description: Twenty-one photographs of churches, city halls, courthouses, and other buildings and their locations throughout Milwaukee.

Date: 1886 

Description: First electric street railway service in Wisconsin.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: View from across street of the Wisconsin Central railroad station, with multiple figures standing outside of it.

Photograph

Post Office

Date: 1880 before

Description: Stereograph. Elevated view of corner of Milwaukee and Wisconsin Streets. Three-story white building with several chimneys. A horse and cart are on the rig...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: View of Fort Howard taken from Elmore and Kelly's Elevator with the dam and river. A tugboat is in the river above the dam.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: A map of the triangulation and reconnaissance along the southwest corner of Wisconsin. The map shows the river systems, railroads, cities, and villages th...

Map or Atlas

Lake Monona Plat Map

Date: 1899 

Description: A plat map showing Lake Monona, the isthmus in Madison, and the towns of Burke and Blooming Grove.

Date: 1862 

Description: Lithography of C. Van Benthuysen.

Photograph

Road into Town

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Road lined with fences leading into town. Several houses are visible in the distance. A railroad track and electric or telegraph line runs along the left s...

Map or Atlas

Lower Prairie du Chien

Date: 1856 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, streets, depot building, and the Milwaukee & Mississippi Rail Road.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The Madison water tower and farmers' market as seen through the stone gateway at the East Washington Avenue entrance to the Capitol Park. The building on...

Date: 1856 

Description: This map is ink and color on paper and mounted on cloth. The map shows lot and block numbers, streets, a railroad, and the Kickapoo River. Some lots are c...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Wisconsin Central railroad station.

Photograph

Sawmill Fire

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: A crowd gathers and watches the sawmill on fire.

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