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Photograph

Fire Company Wagon

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: The first ladder wagon of Capitol Hook and Ladder Company #1 posed at the corner of Pinckney and Main streets to show off the length of the wagon and the 4...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A young boy operating a corn binder pulled by two horses. The binder is moving along a row of corn. An empty carriage or buggy is sitting in a field in the...

Date: 1865 

Description: "The Southern Prisons of U.S. Officers: Scenes from life as a prisoner of war, with explanations--sketched by Lieut. & Top Eng'r O.R. Dahl, 15th Wisconsin...

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: Photograph of a drawing of an Indian aiming his bow and arrow, with one foot standing on an earlier kill.

Date: 1895-10-12 

Description: Forty-nine hogs at feeding time on the farm of William Miller. The hogs are eleven-months old and weigh approximately 260 lbs each. A wagon and horse team...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Intersection of King and East Main streets photographed by John S. Fuller from the Wisconsin State Capitol roof, about 1860-1863. In the foreground two st...

Date: 1888 

Description: Elevated view from city hall of commercial street in downtown area.

Print

Racine

Date: 1874 

Description: Engraved view of downtown Racine seen from Lake Michigan. Several vessels are entering the harbor, and a pier with a beacon is on the right.

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: This map shows wards and includes the Chequamegon Bay and Washburn. An inset map shows the Ashland region, its railroads, and a few of its iron mines.

Photograph

Starch Factory

Date: 1895-09-28 

Description: Elevated view of wagons filled with potatoes parked near a starch factory. In 1895, 125,000 bushels of potatoes were converted into starch. Railroad tracks...

Date: 1858 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, landownership, buildings, railroads, roads, wards, points of interest, parks, and cemeteries. Also included are illu...

Photograph

Pierce House

Date: 1895-01 

Description: View from street of the residence at 424 North Pinckney Street.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A farmer operating a horse-drawn mower enters a gate in a split-rail fence. A dirt road leads off into the distance. There are also several wooden farm bui...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Some men and a woman stand before the lower deck of a suspension bridge (train uses upper deck). In view are two booths (for tolls or customs or rail ticke...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railroad engine pulling a pay car. Identified employees include: (left to right) brakeman E.W. Sweet and fireman C...

Date: 1893 

Description: Map of Wisconsin showing Michigan's upper peninsula, the northern portion of Illinois and part of eastern Minnesota. There is an inset map of Isle Royale i...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1849 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, wards, local streets, railroads, some landownersÂ’ names, Milwaukee River, Menomonee River, and part of Lake Michigan....

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of a group of men standing knee deep in water using handspikes probably in an attempt to dislodge a lumber raft from a sandbar or from the shor...

Date: 1854-05 

Description: This yellow and black wood block print broadside ties England and France's declaration of war against Russia during the Crimean War into a war against high...

Date: 1885-08-24 

Description: Pencil on paper; promontory shoreline with houses, trees, and church in background sweeping to right, with long pier jutting into lake. Two boats tied to...

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