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Date: 1868 ca.

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


Rail Yard at Depot

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Railroad depot surrounded by stacked lumber for wood-burning locomotives. A few homes can be seen in the background.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: View of the Wisconsin River shoreline showing lumber rafts "tied up over Sunday."


Main Street

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Elevated view down Main Street, which crosses railroad tracks in the foreground. There are two signs in the foreground which say: "Look Out for the Cars" a...

Date: 1865 

Description: This map is a pen and ink tracing. Union positions are shown in blue and Confederate positions are shown in red. Roads, vegetation, and steams are labeled....

Date: 1844 

Description: Part of a series of local maps, showing a number of burial mounds in the shape of animals near Madison, Wisconsin along military road. The maps also show d...

Date: 1878 before

Description: A view of the Ocean House hotel with men, women, and children posing in front of it. An additional group of people stands on the third story balcony. Two...

Date: 1842 ca.

Description: Lithograph of Southport.

Map or Atlas

Map of Minnesota Roads

Date: 1854-09 

Description: A map of government roads in Minnesota.

Date: 1860 after

Description: A Union sailor and King Neptune stand inside a sea shell that is floating on the ocean. Between them appears a decorative circle with the Union Armada in i...

Date: 1891 

Description: Julia, the cook, on the rolling machine pulled by a team of horses wearing fly-nets. She is wearing a full-length dress and holding a whip in her right han...

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: Advertisement for the 1879 Wisconsin State Fair held at Camp Randall in Madison. The poster features a drawing of a hot air balloon and boasts of special...

Date: 1894 after

Description: Also the Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company building. Large building on the corner of National Avenue, with a sign for the National Exchange Bank p...

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: The Wisconsin State Capitol (the second State Capitol, the first in Madison). Illustration from the American Encyclopedia, Columbus, 1859.

Date: 1857 

Description: This map has relief shown by hachures and pictorially and shows plat of the town, wards, lots, land ownership by name, local roads, highways, railroads, pa...

Date: 1865 

Description: This map of the battlefield at Spotsylvania Courthouse illustrates the Union positions in blue and Confederate positions in red. Roads, railroads, vegetati...


Fountain Street

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Fountain Street looking west.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: This map shows lakes, railroads, and rivers. An explanation of railroad lines with mileage in Wisconsin and total mileage for 1885 is included. Portions of...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: A map showing the Wisconsin Central Railroad lines in Wisconsin, northern Illinois, eastern Minnesota, and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. The area of the map...

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: This map with north oriented toward the lower left shows the United States North and South Piers. Lake shores from 1855, 1856, and 1857 are labeled. Depths...

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