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Date: 1871 ca.
Description: Map created between 1871 and 1880. Shows townships, post offices, a possible railroad to Penoka Iron Range, and the North Wisconsin Railroad.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: E.W. Keyes Steam Fire Engine Company Number 1, Madison Fire Department, organized in 1866.
Description: Corner of Mitchell and S. 5th Street. The twin towered building seen today was completed in 1873.
Date: 1878 ca.
Description: A family is gathered around a table with plants and books . A girl holds a doll and next to her a boy sits on a soap box. The frame house behind them is ob...
Description: The Michael Johnson Engesether family is seen from across a field standing at the side of a stone house with a frame addition. The house has a small front...
Description: Stereograph, probably one of Dahl's images from "Centennial Views of Madison, July 4th, 1876." In the distance, a group of soldiers stand in front of a ten...
Description: Stereograph view of the exterior of Assembly Presbyterian Church, surrounded by trees.
Description: Political cartoon depicting a woman on a rocky path carrying two children and a drunken husband on her back being tempted by Victoria Woodhull depicted as...
Description: Portrait of Lucius Fairchild.
Date: 1872 ca.
Description: Onon Bjorn Dahle and family stand before their substantial two-story bracket style stone house. It has a hipped roof, shutters and a picket fence. Onon Bjo...
Description: Seated studio portrait of a young girl. She is wearing glass or amber beads.
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: View of Fort Howard taken from Elmore and Kelly's Elevator with the dam and river. A tugboat is in the river above the dam.
Description: Methodist church on Barstow Street, built during the 1860's.
Description: Stereoview of the Chamber of Commerce at the corner of Broadway and Michigan Streets. Western Union Telegraph is housed within the building.
Description: Detailed topographic map of the Gettysburg battlefield created thirteen years after the battle. This map shows day one of the battle. The map shows drainag...
Description: Wisconsin State College.
Description: Town with logs overflowing the river into yards, probably the Ice Gorge of 1876.
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Andrew Proudfit house at the corner of Fairchild Street and West Washington Avenue. The steeple and neighboring triangular window belong to the First Bapti...
Description: Aerial view of Alma along Mississippi River, with bluffs along the horizon.
Date: 1874 ca.
Description: Original drawing of the third story of the McCormick residence, 675 Rush Street, Chicago, Illinois. Construction started after the Chicago fire in 1874, an...
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