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Date: 1859 ca.
Description: An illustration of the Capital House, from the 1858-1859 Madison City Directory. The first-class hotel opened in 1853, was later bought by L.B. Vilas and c...
Description: Bird's-eye view of Madison, from rooftop across lake with sail boats and steamers. "Taken from the Water Cure, South Side of Lake Monona."
Description: Bird's-eye view of Jefferson.
Description: Two-story home with sloping roof. One man is whipping a team of eight cattle while another man drives the plow behind them. To the left stands a man near a...
Description: Lithograph view of The Pabst German Stadt Theater on Oneida Street in Milwaukee, Wis.
Description: View along bridge of paddle boats and ships in the harbor, pedestrians, and the town in the background on the other side of the river.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Exterior of building, with arched main entrance. The road in front is crowded with pedestrians, trolleys, and horse-drawn vehicles. On the left is a boat...
Date: 1878 ca.
Description: State Normal School in Whitewater.
Date: 1855 ca.
Description: Clipping from a newspaper or magazine. Building on a corner with a Post Office sign on left side of building, Custom House sign on the right side. Horse-...
Description: Exterior view of the West Superior Hotel. There are pedestrians, a street car, and people riding in horse-drawn carriages on the street in front of the hot...
Date: 1840 ca.
Description: View of the Root River lighthouse.
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Engraving from the back of an advertising or trade card showing views of the Warder, Mitchell and Company factory buildings at Springfield, Ohio. The compa...
Description: Engraved bird's-eye view illustration of the "McCormick Harvesting Machine Company's Works," including railroad cars, smoke from smokestacks and factory wo...
Description: Drawing of the Peshtigo Fire showing people seeking refuge in the Peshtigo River.
Description: A large crowd is on the street surrounding the burning building. Fire fighters are struggling with horses pulling the fire engine, and on the left a group...
Description: Engraved view of a wagon train heading into Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Description: View of the Fourth Street bridge with various buildings in the background.
Date: 1844-10 ca.
Description: View from a pile-driver on the north pier of the community then known as Southport. The pier visible at left center, constructed between 1840-1842, was th...
Description: Park Hotel from a map in the manuscripts division.
Date: 1884 ca.
Description: Panorama bird's-eye view of the town of Ashland, on Lake Superior, and the Apostle Islands.
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