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Date: 1895 ca.
Description: A tall smokestack stands beside the Yahara River where it flows out of Lake Mendota. Remnants of the foundation and supports of Farwell's Madison Mills are...
Description: This 1874 map of Washington and Ozaukee counties, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, rural landownership a...
Date: 1870 before
Description: Large brewery in background behind railroad tracks. On the right are smaller buildings. On the left is a small hill with ladders, fences, rocks, and plant...
Description: This 1873 map covers the northern halves (Towns 11 and 12) of Washington and Ozaukee counties. Shown are the township and range grid, towns, sections, citi...
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Stereograph of elevated view of Newhall House which was destroyed by fire in 1883.
Date: 1878 ca.
Description: Barnyard, with what appears to be a pigyard littered with corncobs. It is enclosed with a solid board fence and has slop troughs made from hollowed logs. A...
Description: Group of surveyors from the Agricultural Department at the University of Wisconsin posing on the back platform of their railroad car 404, "the Palace Car."...
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: This map of Dodge County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, railroads, roads, property owners and acreage...
Date: 1866 before
Description: Stereograph. This building, which was destroyed by fire in 1866, was located in the commercial district known as Market Square. The Square was actually a t...
Description: Map showing the contour depths of the lakes in northwestern Waukesha County, Wisconsin. Roads, railroads, depots, churches, schools, and hotels in the area...
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...
Description: The ruins of a railroad depot after General Sherman's men burned the town near the end of the Civil War.
Description: Stereograph; front of music hall along the road, with a horse and carriage team in front of the entrance. Buildings can also be seen in the left backgroun...
Date: 1897 ca.
Description: Elevated view over Langdon Street of the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. South Hall, Music Hall, and Science Hall are visible. Bascom Hill and a ce...
Date: 1856-06-20 ca.
Description: View from the depot of the Lakeshore Railroad to East Water Street. Holzlhuber travelled to Milwaukee to visit a family he knew from his teachings in Vienn...
Date: 1810 ca.
Description: View of the city of Lincoln, England. Photocopy after an engraving by B.G. Topham.
Date: 1888 ca.
Description: Exterior of Schlitz Brewing Company with two men and a boy in suits and hats in the foreground.
Description: Engraving of the first Science Hall at University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Date: 1887 ca.
Description: Peter Selb, Ben Dietrich, J.A. Lockwood, Matt Dietrich, and John Downing pose around the hand engine of the volunteer fire department. All but Selb were ch...
Description: Stereograph view of the Whiting House with its large harbor and boats.
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