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Map or Atlas

Platteville, Wis.

Date: 1896 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Platteville with twenty-two locations identified below image. Town square to left of center, behind Main Street. Area bordered by Lancast...

Photograph

Jenckes House

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of the Jenckes house, home of Dr. J.L. Jenckes, physician and surgeon.

Photograph

Glen Haven

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Stereograph of buildings in Glen Haven.

Photograph

Straw Lead Furnace

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: A straw lead furnace, an open hearth furnace where lead sulphite (Galena) was roasted. Located on the Rountree brach of the Little Platte River, Richard St...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Ferrotype of a studio portrait of Blacksmith Wanamaker and an unidentified man standing on either side of an anvil. The man on the left is holding a horses...

Photograph

Family on Porch

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Several generations of a family posing on the porch of a house.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: D.F. Brown house during the spring or summer, with two elm trees, three children and a woman. A picket fence runs along the sidewalk in the front of the h...

Date: 1829 

Description: Drawing of Cassville depicting a horse cart on the river's edge, with men and boats.

Date: 1857 

Description: Relief shown by hachures. "Lith. of Ed. Mendel, Chicago." Shows townships and sections, rivers, roads, railroads, houses, flour mills, saw mills, furnaces...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Wooman wearing gauzy clothing and posed in front of a painted backdrop. Her hair is styled in a pompadour.

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Galena (lead sulfide) was melted at this open hearth furnace owned by Richard Straw and Company on the Roundtree Branch of the Little Platte River. The men...

Photograph

Farwell Hotel

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the three-story Farwell Hotel in Lancaster.

Map or Atlas

Sinsinawa City

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Plat for a proposed Sinsinawa City (never built), in Grant County, Wis. When it became clear in the mid-1830s that Wisconsin Territory would be established...

Photograph

Interior of Home

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Interior of the Daniel Brown home in Bloomington. Brown was a retail merchant. Mr. Zimmerman was a prominent lawyer, and one-time law partner of R.M La Fol...

Date: 1896-11-01 

Description: Canal Street less than a year before a fire swept through and destroyed many of these buildings on March 22, 1897, resulting in a loss of about $45,000. P...

Photograph

John Geiger House

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Geiger house, residence of John Geiger. His son, Ferdinand A. Geiger, was a Federal District Judge in Milwaukee from 1912 through the 1930s.

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: This map of Cassville shows plat of the town, roads, landings and public wharfs and the Mississippi River.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View over water of a three-decked sternwheeler loaded with passengers and flying two large flags. The one at the back is a United States flag. There is a s...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye map of Platteville.

Date: 1887 

Description: View over Mississippi River of town on shoreline with bluff in the background.

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