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Photograph

Ferry near Hotel

Date: 1894-05-10 

Description: View of a ferry with the name Liberty from the Ohio River. A row of buildings in the background along a street near the river include a hotel.

Date: 1894-05-10 

Description: View of a wharf from the river, with a bit of an oar visible in the foreground. There is a ferry with the name Liberty on the shoreline. A row of bu...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: The Ceylon Building and its pier as seen from Lake Geneva. Originally built for the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago, the building was later purchas...

Date: 1810 ca.

Description: View of the city of Lincoln, England. Photocopy after an engraving by B.G. Topham.

Date: 1892-05-18 

Description: Letter of introduction for Frank G. Lenz of Pittsburgh and his agent Robert Bruce to Secretary of Agriculture Jeremiah Rusk. The letter is on The Outing Co...

Date: 1860 

Description: Image drawn by Franz H√∂lzlhuber of early Milwaukee settlement with a horse-drawn carriage, as well as industry and a railroad. The text on the image reads:...

Book or Pamphlet

The Grande Chute, Fox River

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Lithographic view of the Grande Chute Falls on the Fox River. There is a tent on the shore on the right.

Photograph

The "Prairie Bird"

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Union gunboat "Prairie Bird," a small rear-wheel steamship.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Two men pose on a boat docked at the Askew Steamboat Landing on Lake Monona off South Carroll Street. The old Governor Harvey residence is in the backgroun...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Stereoview of John Lawler's pile-pontoon railway bridge over both channels of the Mississippi River at Prairie du Chien, and McGregor, Iowa. East draw, 396...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view down East Water Street from Wisconsin Avenue, with buildings, people, and street traffic including horse-drawn vehicles and a horse-drawn str...

Photograph

Old Mill Site

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A tall smokestack stands beside the Yahara River where it flows out of Lake Mendota. Remnants of the foundation and supports of Farwell's Madison Mills are...

Photograph

Rock River

Date: 1860 

Description: View of the Rock River with a railroad bridge in the foreground.

Drawing

Milwaukee River

Date: 1873 

Description: Newspaper reproduction of an etching of the Milwaukee River.

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: A map of Green Lake County, Wisconsin, shows township divisions, villages and post offices, railroads, roads, lakes and streams, schools, and churches.

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Lithographic view of a man in a canoe on Big-Foot's Lake (modern day Lake Geneva) with a small settlement on a bluff overlooking the lake. A group of birds...

Photograph

Capitol Square

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: View of the Capitol Square from the roof of the Wisconsin State Capitol, looking south. The view includes the Park Hotel, The Baptist Church and St. Raphae...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Corner of Main and First Street. The first two buildings on the southwest corner are Abraham Meinhold's dry goods and LeClair's hardware store. Next is A.F...

Date: 1860-11-08 

Description: Receipt for a package delivered to Brees' Express via Morris & Essex Railroad. There is an engraving of a train traveling through a rural landscape near th...

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Lithograhic view of the residence of John Kinzie on the bank of the Chicago River at the mouth of Lake Michigan. The residence consists of a house with a f...

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