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Graduating Class

Date: 1894 

Description: Eight men and women of a graduating class sit outdoors holding their diplomas. They are seated on the steps of the photographer's home at 131 East Montello...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: View of the west side of Water Street.


Water Street

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: View of Water Street featuring a group of patrons standing in the entrance of A. Becker's Saloon.


Octagon House

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Richards' Octagon House with a horse and carriage and various people posed in front of it.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The Astor Company or Brisbois fur trading post.

Date: 1896-03-08 ca.

Description: Three men stand near a large iceboat owned by Dutton and Wheeler on Lake Mendota.


Street Parade Rig

Date: 1870 

Description: Street parade rig, apparently to agitate against delays in construction of a railroad to connect Manitowoc to the west. In the background is a store owned...

Date: 1864 

Description: This map depicts the positions of Union forces, in blue, and Confederate forces, in red, at the end of 1863 after the cessation of the Knoxville Campaign....

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: View of the west side of Water Street, looking south.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Three farmers harvest grain with McCormick horse-drawn grain binder. One farmer sits aboard the binder guiding horses while two men, one with scythe and cr...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Illustrated view of Superior.

Map or Atlas

Map of Wisconsin

Date: 1895 

Description: A map of Wisconsin that shows the counties, cities, towns, rivers, and lakes of the state, the eastern most portions of Minnesota, Iowa, northern Illinois,...

Date: 1857 

Description: Lithograph of the Wisconsin State Capitol, surrounded by portraits of Wisconsin Statesmen. Governor Bashford hired the Madison architectural firm Kutzbock...

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...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the Townsend House boathouse across a lake.

Date: 1879 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Wisconsin State University, now the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Vignettes include Ladies Hall, South Dormitory, University Hall, As...

Date: 1867 after

Description: A view of the commons building at Ripon College, partially obscured by trees.

Date: 1864 

Description: This map of the area of the First Battle of Bull Run shows military positions and troop movements as well as the names of landowners, vegetation and land u...

Date: 1880 

Description: An illustration depicting the cheese factory and dry goods store of J.G. Pickett at Pickett's Station.


Octagon House

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Octagon House with a horse and carriage posed in the foreground and several people around it and on its porches.

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