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Description: Elevated view of Sturgeon Bay in 1900. Sturgeon Bay Bridge spans the bay and several boats are on the water. A lighthouse sits on a small island in the bay...
Description: Crowd gathered at Chicago & St. Louis Railroad Station to see off a colony of emigrants from Chicago who planned to settle in Colorado on a tract of land p...
Date: 1948 ca.
Description: A preliminary sketch for the left panel of the Centennial Mural in the Wisconsin Historical Society. The panel represents Wisconsin's political history....
Date: 1887 ca.
Description: Illinois Central railway station.
Date: date unknown
Description: A man wearing dark clothing and a cap is in mid-air, jumping off a bridge. He is holding something in his arms. Above him is the curved wall of the bridge,...
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Washburn Observatory on the University on Wisconsin-Madison campus, with pedestrians on the surrounding grounds.
Description: Large group of people leaving a steam ship, some transporting large chests of their belongings.
Description: Design in shades of red for 3 cent Wisconsin Centennial postage stamp with farming and industry theme.
Description: A blueprint prepared for Emile de Antonio by the de Pavloff Company in San Francisco. The blueprint is a rendering of "Rainbow Warrior II," a proposed nava...
Description: Engraved view of several men in a long trench digging Grant's canal on the Mississippi River opposite Vicksburg.
Description: Detail from atlas of the home of Almon Jewell who settled in 1845.
Description: The Illinois Central passenger depot.
Description: Increase Lapham's drawing of a railroad tunnel and railroad tracks.
Description: "Hamburg Landing, 4 miles below Pittsburg Landing, Commisary [sic] Depot of Gen. Hallek's Army." An encampment with soldiers along the river with a...
Description: Deatiled blueprint (pg 2) for the suspension footbridge in Copper Falls State Park.
Description: Design in blue for Wisconsin Centennial 3 cent postage stamp featuring a badger in a subtle "W" design.
Date: 1855 ca.
Description: Fox-Wisconsin portage and canal map, when the canal was not yet built. From a map in the office of the city clerk at Portage. "The old trail, the location...
Description: Early drawing of the Gates of Heaven Synagogue (on the left) and the Congregational Church (on the right), located on the 200 block of West Washington Aven...
Description: Drawing depicting a horse-drawn carriage crossing a stone and log causeway built across a river.
Description: Drawing of a flatboat, possibly a part of the fur trade, navigating the Mississippi River. The flatboat is carrying barrels of unidentified goods, and ther...
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