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Date: 1875 ca.

Description: The first school house in DeForest is a frame, one-story building with shutters. The group posed in front consists of the woman teacher and her students. B...

Photograph

Wagon Load of Logs

Date: 1899 

Description: Front view of a man holding the reins of two horses hitched to a sled loaded with logs on a snowy path in or near Vinette's logging camp.

Date: 1893 

Description: Front and back covers of an advertising brochure for the New Empire line of mowers, reapers and grain binders manufactured by J.F. Seiberling & Company. Th...

Date: 1889 

Description: Original Chicago & North Western Railroad passenger station, 219 South Blair Street at East Wilson Street, with a few men gathered out front. Torn down in...

Date: 1865-07-30 

Description: An exterior view across water of Robert Stephenson & Company Mill, which was a steam mill.

Map or Atlas

Oconomowoc, Wis.

Date: 1870 

Description: Birds eye drawing of Oconomowoc depicts street names and street layouts, houses, trees, Oconomowoc River, Fowler Lake, and La Belle Lake. A reference key a...

Date: 1875 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for the Eagle Mowing and Reaping Machine Company featuring an engraved illustration of a farmer riding a horse-drawn mower...

Date: 1893 

Description: Ada Bass and her daughter Everetta near a tree on Court House Hill. The handle of a toy baby buggy is on the left.

Date: 1850 

Description: Travelers in a rowing canoe on Lake Superior.

Date: 1858-08 

Description: In 1848, the artist traveled on the St. Croix River to Stillwater, Minnesota, on the steamer "Winona," and created this work.

Date: 1877 

Description: Relief shown by hachures. Shows land ownership by name, wards, railroads, mills, dams, city limits, Chippewa River, and Half Moon Lake. Includes index of m...

Date: 1858 

Description: This map is a proposed plan for a town that was never built located in present day Bayfield county, showing street names and with numbered blocks and lots....

Photograph

Methodist Church

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of Methodist church.

Date: 1861 

Description: Lithograph illustration of downtown Chicago near the Rush Street bridge (a "swing bridge"). The McCormick Reaper Works and other factory buildings are on t...

Date: 1881 after

Description: Andrew Proudfit Engine Company No. 2's steamer engine is shown in front of Central Fire Station at 10 South Webster Street.

Photograph

Rumsey's Landing

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Rumsey's Landing on the Chippewa River about two miles below Caryville.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: A large group of well-dressed people are standing aboard three small steamboats on Lake Monona. The boat in the foreground is a barge with a sternwheel. Th...

Photograph

Sawmill Fire

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: A crowd gathers and watches the sawmill on fire.

Date: 1886 

Description: First electric street railway service in Wisconsin.

Date: 1853 

Description: Southern two thirds of Wisconsin with county boundaries hand-colored in red. The map displays towns, railroads, plan roads and mines. The scale is ten mile...

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