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Date: 1889 

Description: Souvenir Booklet made for the opening night of August 19, 1889. Half of the image is the opera house, and the other half is a brief summary and descriptio...

Print

Custom House

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Clipping from a newspaper or magazine. Building on a corner with a Post Office sign on left side of building, Custom House sign on the right side. Horse-...

Date: 1880 

Description: Bird's-eye map over the Mississippi River of Fountain City. Paddle steamers and steamboats are on the river, and bluffs are in the background.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of Grace Episcopal Church from West Washington Avenue.

Date: 1859-11 ca.

Description: From Holzlhuber's journal: "In November 1859, I went from St. Louis on the steamer 'Planet', a stately ship which offered every conceivable comfort; we we...

Date: 1885-08 

Description: Pencil on paper; wood clapboard house behind fallen fence with open gate. Three trees, small outbuilding with one-sided roof, a large tub and other equipm...

Photograph

Round Barn

Date: 1895 

Description: Exterior view of the round, large frame barn of Chas. Tisch. A man in a carriage and a team of horses wearing fly-nets poses in front. On the right a man a...

Photograph

Music Hall

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph; front of music hall along the road, with a horse and carriage team in front of the entrance. Buildings can also be seen in the left backgroun...

Photograph

Dane Place

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph; view of a building from across a road. Building has a fountain to the left.

Photograph

Opera House

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: The Opera House at the corner of Washington (now Main) and North Mill Streets.

Date: 1884 

Description: Stereograph view , with the Meggett building on the right hand side, and another building along the left hand side. A church's steeple is visible behind t...

Date: 1892-08-17 ca.

Description: Elevated view of crowd gathered at the intersection of First and Main Streets to watch a calliope and chariot riders in a circus parade, probably the Ringl...

Photograph

Central Avenue

Date: 1880 

Description: View along Central Avenue. There are a number of commercial buildings with false fronts. Groups of people stand near the road on the left and right.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Water tower, looking east on East Washington Avenue from the Capitol Square.

Photograph

Williamson Street

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: View looking southwest down the 600 block of Williamson Street to the East Madison Passenger Depot of the Chicago & Northwestern Railroad. There are frame...

Photograph

Miller House

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: The brick home of Judge Andrew Galbraith Miller at 174 Wisconsin Street. There are steps up to the front entrance, a fence, and a fire hydrant on the sidew...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A view of a tree-lined residential street with houses partially visible on the left.

Photograph

The C.A. Coon House

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: An exterior view of a home on S. Henry Street owned by C.A. Coon, an employee in the Department of "R.R. Conservation." The Victorian home has several deco...

Date: 1885 

Description: A view of Bascom Hill including Bascom Hall, North Hall, Music Hall, Science Hall, South Hall, Washburn Observatory and Woodman Astronomical Library from t...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the J. Green & Co. store, a frame building with a false front and a third story fan window. Men with farm implements stand nearby with hor...

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