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Description: Panoramic sketch of State Street between North and South Halls on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Published in Frank Leslie's Illustrate Newsp...
Description: A view of the main building on the campus of the State Normal School.
Description: View of a farmstead with multiple pine trees. A road is in foreground with a carriage driven by two horses, and a man in the carriage. A dog runs in fron...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: View of the Tonyawatha Spring Hotel grounds, located on Lake Monona in Blooming Grove Township, just outside of Madison. The hotel opened in 1879 and on Ju...
Description: Illustration of the new museum building, also known as "Bruen's Block," on the corner of East Washington Avenue and South Pinckney Street. Named for W.D. B...
Date: 1857 ca.
Description: Green Bay Intelligencer Newspaper Office. This was the first newspaper published in Wisconsin. The building was on Main Street. This drawing appeared in...
Date: 1861 ca.
Description: "View of Springfield, MO. Frmonts [sic] Army in Possesion [sic]." Several people and a horse are in the foreground, and city buildings are in...
Description: The ferry landing in Weston, Missouri; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oreg...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Benjamin Walker Castle, 1862-1893, 900 block East Gorham Street.
Date: 1873 ca.
Description: View of the Fountain Spring House.
Description: Drawing depicting the Milwaukee Bank Riot of June 24, 1861. A large crowd is gathered outside the State Bank and Mitchell's Bank. A fire burns in the stree...
Date: 1835 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the Stockbridge Indian mission.
Description: A pen and ink drawing of a log cabin, pork casks, and a washtub, contained in a letter written by Thomas Steel, Waukesha County farmer and physician, to hi...
Description: Original wash drawing of Fort Laramie, Wyoming (actually Fort John; see note below). Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California...
Description: Detail from atlas of the home of James Child who settled in 1847.
Description: Illustration of people standing in front of the popular tourist resort Tonyawatha House from a book of two-tone lithograph views of Madison. About 1885 the...
Date: 1872 ca.
Description: The Kendall residence, home of George L. Storer, a businessman in Madison.
Description: View looking southeast over river from Elmore and Kelly's Elevator.
Description: Drawing of Prairie du Chien in 1836. "From an old cut."
Description: Drawing of the Solomon Juneau house on East Michigan. There are tethered bears on either side of the front door. Two people lean on the fence, watching the...
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