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Date: 1880 ca.

Description: This plat of Vanceburg Cemetery, Town of Sheridan, Dunn County, Wisconsin, likely dates from the 1880s and "is intended for the correction of names of peop...

Photograph

Young Girl Reading

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A young girl, Dorothy Hubbard, sits on a hardwood floor surrounded by pillows and reads a book. Next to the girl a large house plant grows in a pot, and a...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A view of the rear entrance to the Benjamin Walker castle (ca. 1862-1893) and its surrounding backyard, 900 block East Gorham Street.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A hose wagon of the Madison fire department races around the corner of North Pinckney and East Main streets. A dog is chasing the wagon.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View across street of dealership or agency building of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company. Two men stand outside the storefront at two entrances. The...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: An interior view of the Wisconsin State Treasurer, Sewell A. Peterson, home on South Fairchild Street. The photograph is taken looking through the parlor a...

Date: 1838 

Description: A color map of the settled part of Wisconsin Territory in 1838, including an inset map of the "Entire Territory of Wisconsin as Established by Act of Congr...

Photograph

The State Bank

Date: 1852 

Description: External view of the State Bank, the first bank in Madison. A group of men are posed along the sidewalk in front.

Manuscript

Superior as Hub

Date: 1890 

Description: Rand, McNally map of North America enhanced to show Superior as the center of a wheel. The image was used on the back of stationery from City Improvement C...

Book or Pamphlet

Farwell's Madison Mills

Date: 1851 

Description: Engraving of the five-story tall mill erected at the outlet of the Yahara Creek by Leonard J. Farwell. This engraving appears in Statistics of Dane County,...

Photograph

St. Croix Bridge

Date: 1898 

Description: St. Croix River bridge with a view of the town in the background.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Church of Christ, Scientist, built in 1886, the first Christian Scientist church outside of Boston, Massachusetts, and the first building erected in Americ...

Date: 1834 

Description: This map is pen, ink, and pencil on paper and shows plat of the town, local streets, mills, forts, hospitals, and parts of Devil River and Fox River.

Photograph

Nurse and Newborn

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: A nurse sits with Mrs. D.W. Osborn's week-old newborn.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Walters Brewery with adjacent buildings.

Date: 1877 

Description: View of Spence's observation tower with a group of people standing on its upper balcony.

Date: 1856-06-20 ca.

Description: View from the depot of the Lakeshore Railroad to East Water Street. Holzlhuber travelled to Milwaukee to visit a family he knew from his teachings in Vienn...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Benjamin Walker Castle in the 900 block of East Gorham Street on the shore of Lake Mendota, built by Englishman Benjamin Walker in 1862-1863.

Postcard

Ceylon Building

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: The Ceylon Building from the water, from the Columbian Exposition in Chicago. The building was later purchased by J.J. Mitchell and converted to a private...

Date: 1893 

Description: Stereoview through a Ferris wheel at the Chicago World's Fair. The sensation of the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago was the Ferris wheel, the...

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