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Date: 1840 ca.

Description: This 19th century manuscript map shows the roads and proposed routes, villages, and lakes and streams in Walworth County, Wisconsin.

Date: 1896 

Description: This late 19th century map of Walworth County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, villages and post offices, roads, railroads,...

Photograph

Man Feeding Doves

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Man feeding fantail doves on a lawn at Oakwood Sanitarium. The sanitarium is in the background behind trees.

Date: 1873 

Description: View of a farmstead with multiple pine trees. A road is in foreground with a carriage driven by two horses, and a man in the carriage. A dog runs in fron...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Informal group portrait of fifteen people, men women and children, posed on stone steps at Oakwood Sanitarium. Some of the people are holding bouquets.

Photograph

Buena Vista House

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: View of the Buena Vista House with electric power lines. This Greek revival inn was erected in 1843 by Samuel R Bradley of Milwaukee, who is said to have g...

Photograph

The Arthur Kaye

Date: 1898 before

Description: View across water towards men and women in fine clothes posing on the deck of the steamer Arthur Kaye, which is docked at a pier on Geneva Lake. Nam...

Date: 1870 after

Description: A view of a tree-lined residential street with homes partially visible on the right.

Date: 1884 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Delavan with inset of the State Institute for Deaf and Dumb.

Photograph

Snow in Whitewater

Date: 1881-03 

Description: Winter scene looking north along First Street to its intersection with Main Street, Whitewater, Wisconsin. Shows aftermath of a big snowstorm which occurre...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: H.S. Winsor residence, with a stagecoach in the foreground.

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Herman Amberg Preus, his wife Caroline Keyser Preus, and their family, are in the yard playing croquet. One woman sits with a closed parasol in her hand an...

Date: 1882-08-24 before

Description: Front cover and menu page from Kaye's Park House, with a lakeside view of the hotel, a paddlewheel steamboat, people in rowboats or standing by a Kaye's Pa...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: This is the second Herman Amberg Preus Spring Prairie parsonage. Four men in the foreground pose with rake and tools. One man sights along a shotgun. Othe...

Photograph

Ceylon Building

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: The rear view of the Ceylon Building, which was from the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago. The building was later purchased by J.J. Mitchell, moved...

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

Kayes Park House

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the large hotel at Kayes Park on the south shore of Geneva Lake. There are two girls in the foreground with well-dressed women in the formal...

Photograph

Two-Oared Sculling

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Slightly elevated view across water towards the starting line of a two-oared scull race on Geneva Lake. At the front of the line a judge wearing a dark jac...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Auditorium at the State School for the Deaf; the stage is dressed with a 'nature' backdrop.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Male students at the State School for the Deaf practice woodworking in one of the school's shops.

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