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Photograph

Reed Residence

Date: 1867 

Description: The home of Curtis Reed.

Date: 1875 

Description: This map shows Chicago Mil. & St. Paul R.R., Chicago & N.W. R.R., Wisconsin Central R.R., and other railroads. Eastern Minnesota, the upper peninsula of Mi...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: South Pinckney Street between East Washington Avenue (left) and King Street (right). Visible on the right is the Marquette neighborhood. The large structur...

Photograph

Picnic Point

Date: 1898-11-24 

Description: Elevated view from the top of Main Hall (later Bascom Hall) of Picnic Point on Lake Mendota from the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of Black Hawk Avenue.

Date: 1857 

Description: One thousand dollar bond and coupons issued by the Watertown and Madison Railroad Company in 1857. Jairus Fairchild, president, and T.L. Lawrence have sig...

Drawing

Hook's Defeat

Date: 1876-03-26 

Description: Hand-drawn map showing the place of Hook's defeat in York County in South Carolina.

Date: 1898-10 

Description: A detail of a Sanborn map including Lake Front and Lake Lawn areas by Langdon Street.

Date: 1874 before

Description: View towards Lake Monona (David Atwood House in foreground, Monona Avenue and Doty Street).

Date: 1873 

Description: The Lake Geneva Seminary, founded June 10, 1869 and was chartered by an act of legislature on March 1871.

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: View over water of Science Hall and the Chemical Laboratory on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, as seen from a boat in Lake Mendota. Part of a b...

Photograph

Oxmobile "Pioneer"

Date: 1875 

Description: Team of oxen pulling a wagon in front of Schuette Brothers store grain warehouse on a muddy Jay Street. The man standing with the oxen is likely Fred Wilke...

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Elevated view looking down at wagons and crowd gathering for McCormick Day parade. "McCormick Day" was a promotional device sponsored by the McCormick Harv...

Date: 1881 

Description: This map shows railroads by operator and projected railroads. Eastern Minnesota, the upper peninsula of Michigan, northeastern Iowa, and northern Illinois...

Photograph

Monona Avenue

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Attorney Albert G. Zimmerman took this photograph of Monona Avenue, with Lake Monona beyond, from the roof of the Madison Capitol about 1895. Across Main...

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: Panorama bird's-eye view of the town of Ashland, on Lake Superior, and the Apostle Islands.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Five teenagers ride "High Wheeler or Penny-Farthing" bicycles down the street. Grand Avenue Congregational Church is in the background. Mature trees are on...

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: View of Water Street, showing a millinery shop.

Date: 1872 after

Description: A view of the Rice Lake Lumber Company Mill, taken from a high vantage point. A formation of logs sits in the river while piles of finished boards sit in...

Photograph

Market Square

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Polish immigrants in Market Square wearing Polish national dress. The men are wearing suits, coats, and hats. The women are wearing dresses, shawls, hats a...

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