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Photograph

Street Parade Rig

Date: 1870 

Description: Street parade rig, apparently to agitate against delays in construction of a railroad to connect Manitowoc to the west. In the background is a store owned...

Photograph

Bicycling Outing

Date: 1896-10-04 

Description: View down sidewalk of a group of men and women standing near a large brick building. Bicycles are leaning against the curb and the side of the building. Th...

Date: 1887 

Description: View up Langdon Street of the new Science Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of five raftsmen working a jack on a sandbar.

Date: 1885 

Description: A hand-colored map of Wisconsin that also includes eastern Minnesota and Iowa, northern Illinois, and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan showing the counties,...

Date: 1894-05-08 

Description: A man transports nitroglycerin in a boat which has a red danger flag at the bow (unseen against the dark background).

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of a group of men on a lumber raft holding a log vertical while other men push another log around it, creating a make-shift drill.

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Friedrich Flersheim immigrated from Mecklenburg to Illinois in the early 1850s, and after farming for a time built this distillery on the Black River in Wi...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: A man ties a rope around a log on a lumber raft.

Photograph

Pile-Pontoon Bridge

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereoview of John Lawler's pile-pontoon railway bridge over the Mississippi River.

Map or Atlas

Map of Wisconsin

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: A hand-colored map of Wisconsin showing the railroads, counties, cities, towns, rivers, and lakes in the state. Also included in the map are the eastern po...

Date: 1863-12-05 

Description: Engraving of the dedication ceremony for the Soldiers' National Cemetery, November 19,1863, that appeared in "Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper." It was...

Photograph

Walter Allen School

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior of Walter Allen School, with a woman in a carriage parked in front. The Walter Allen School was an elementary school located at 1657 South Third S...

Date: 1888 

Description: Overview winter scene with a large group of people skating on the frozen Manitowoc River between the 8th and 10th Street bridges. A dog trots across the ic...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A mill on the Yahara River at the outlet of Lake Mendota. The mill was built in 1850 by Governor Farwell.

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: A stereograph of the town square and Main Street. The three-story building visible in the center of the photograph was operated as the National Hotel. It w...

Photograph

Cass Street

Date: 1888 

Description: View of Biddle Street. The 'x' marks the home of Mr. Brigham. The road is tree-lined, with homes behind the trees. "With cross on it, just under the sou...

Date: 1851 

Description: This map shows plats with lots and block numbers of Madison. The far left corner features "University Ground" and some streets are labeled. Lake Monona is...

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: Map shows three Wisconsin territories, Jefferson, Waukesha, and Milwaukee. Map is ink, pencil, and watercolor on paper. Relief shown by hachures.

Photograph

Snow Covered Street

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Winter scene of North Broadway at Cass Street, De Pere, Wisconsin. Streets are snow covered.

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