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Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Street with Gesell Photographic Studio, which is built into the side of a bluff, about 1895. His studio was on Main Street from 1877-1903. Miller and Co. L...
Description: Street view showing Alma Milling Co. building on fire. Photograph was taken from Gerhard Gesell's studio balcony.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Stereo view looking south from the post office at the corner of Mifflin Street and Wisconsin Avenue across one corner of the Capitol Square toward Grace Ep...
Description: Print advertising the Milwaukee Industrial Exposition, which went from September 1st to October 16th, 1886. Entire building with flags flying from almost...
Date: 1852 ca.
Description: This map shows plat of three towns, sections, local streets, the Grand Chute Island, and part of the Fox River. The map includes 1 inset map: "Diagram of C...
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Stereograph view of a Methodist Episcopal church with children and adults lined up outside.
Description: Southside view of the Monroe Courthouse Square with a horse in the foreground.
Date: 1895 after
Description: Exterior of building. A large advertising sign is on the right side, behind a large smokestack. A smaller sign stating "For Rent O.J. Schenck" has been h...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: School children pose for a group portrait in front of a school.
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: A replication of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. Depicted is the Damascus Road and the garden of Joseph of Arimathea. Joseph of Arimathea was a wealthy ma...
Description: Courthouse and surrounding buildings. There are also two horse-drawn carriages, people on horseback, and a few pedestrians.
Description: Map exhaustively marks the townships, County Towns and villages of Wisconsin. It also shows rivers, canals, railroads, and plank roads. Each county's popul...
Description: Panoramic view of Madison from Main Hall, now Bascom Hall, on the University of Wisconsin campus. North Hall, South Hall, and a portion of the grass in fro...
Description: Yahara River at the Steensland Bridge. A man stands on the bank.
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.
Description: Elevated view over trees towards the west of Upper Campus at the University of Wisconsin. Washburn Observatory, with windmills behind it, is on the right n...
Description: Milwaukee works. Long steel mill located on the bank of either a lake or a river. Multitudes of smokestacks, tracks, and small buildings.
Description: Panoramic view of Madison, taken from the roof of South Hall University. This reduced copy was made from original negatives by E.C. Nielson. Labels for bot...
Description: Daniel H. and Joshua Whitney's residence located at 402 Main Street at the intersection of Monroe Avenue. The house was torn down in 1897.
Date: 1855 ca.
Description: Drawn around 1855, this map shows the placement of railroad tracks in southern Wisconsin and northern Illinois connecting Milwaukee, Prairie du Chien, Gale...
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