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Date: 1856 

Description: This map is pen-and-ink on tracing cloth and shows lot numbers and dimensions, lots belonging to H. Wright (shown in red ink), selected buildings, and the...

Date: 1842 ca.

Description: American Fur Company with both Mission churches. Sketch purportedly by a Native American youth. Probably an overpainted photographic copy enlargement. Pape...

Date: 1874 

Description: This map shows streets, buildings, railroads, the Fox River, the East River, and part of Green Bay.

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane (Mendota Mental Health Institute)

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: This blueprint map shows proposed railroad tracks between Carroll Street and Wisconsin Avenue along Lake Monona.

Date: 1870 

Description: An ad featuring Wauwatosa, showing the First Baptist Church built in 1854 and the First Congregational Church built in 1853.

Photograph

Kilbourn Bridge

Date: 1878 

Description: Kilbourn Bridge at the Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin.

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Elevated view from bluff looking down on city, with Lake Michigan in background. Detailed foreground with two boys playing with a grounded kite while a man...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: The schooner "S.M. Stephenson" was built in Manitowoc in 1880, weighing 511 gross tons. Its owner was A. Bigelow.

Date: 1899 

Description: This 1899 map of Dodge County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, roads, railroads, post offices, cemeteri...

Date: 1898 

Description: People on a boat dock watch a boat landing as part of the Ojibwa-Pillager Battle at Sugar Point on Bear Island.

Date: 1896 

Description: Studio portrait of a young girl with two dolls.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: View of University of Wisconsin-Madison boathouse on shoreline of Lake Mendota. The Armory (Red Gym or Old Red) is behind the boathouse, and the Science Ha...

Photograph

The Annie Girdon

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Sidewheel rafter, Annie Girdon. The crew is on deck and a raft of logs is in the foreground. Sign on wheel reads Annie Girdon, lightning pack...

Photograph

The Iron Block

Date: 1890 before

Description: Stereograph; caption on the image is incorrect as to the street locations. Actually located at the intersection of North Water Street and East Wisconsin A...

Photograph

Steamboat "Satirio"

Date: 1891 ca.

Description: View across water towards the steamboat "Satirio," owned by Henry Ainsworth. There is an American flag flying from the prow, and a banner hanging off the e...

Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: A firetruck with its hose hanging into the water is surrounded by debris and other wreckage left from a tornado.

Date: 1885 

Description: Partial removal of railroad bridge over Rock River. A train is on a section not being removed in order to transport men and materials.

Date: 1897 

Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr., with his fist in the air, speaking from the back of a wagon. It was in part due to his vigorous speaking style that La Follette...

Photograph

Raft of Lumber

Date: 1887 

Description: A raft of lumber which has been floated down the Wisconsin River to be broken up and sold. Two men stand on the raft, each near lumber stacked on a cart, o...

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