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Date: 1842 

Description: Drawing of Front and State Streets showing the first houses in La Crosse.

Date: 1967 ca.

Description: A depiction of the near east side of Madison circa 1885. The arrow indicates the location of the old Second Ward Grammar School and the circle shows the ar...

Date: 1885-08 

Description: Pencil on paper; wood clapboard house behind fallen fence with open gate. Three trees, small outbuilding with one-sided roof, a large tub and other equipm...

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: View of the S.L Sheldon Company Warehouse and Office. Outside of the building, there is a bustling street filled with pedestrians and horse-drawn vehicles....

Date: 1829 

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

Date: 1844 

Description: Illustration of the west side of East Water Street.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A drawing from Harney's "History of Winnebago County" of E.L. Mathewson's home on Doty Island.

Drawing

Water Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of North Water Street. Supplementary text reads: "THE STREET OF BEGINNINGS. An Indian trail, leading from the tamarack swamps to LeClair' little...

Date: 1858 

Description: Large group of people leaving a steam ship, some transporting large chests of their belongings.

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...

Date: 1937-03-03 

Description: A pencil drawing of a proposed area of the planned community of Greendale, Wisconsin. The community was established as an objective of the Department of Ag...

Date: 1851 

Description: A watercolor view of Madison by Johann B. Wengler, an Austrian who traveled in America, 1850-1851. Wengler's watercolor is the earliest known realistic rep...

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Description: Drawing of Nauvoe, Illinois, depicting a small town on a hillside overlooking the Mississippi River. Print is part of a series collected in Lewis' "Das Ill...

Date: 1870 

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

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Illinois Central railway station.

Date: 1908 

Description: General design for future construction development of the University of Madison campus with the general view of the campus by the Architectural commission.

Date: 1885-08-24 

Description: Pencil on paper; promontory shoreline with houses, trees, and church in background sweeping to right, with long pier jutting into lake. Two boats tied to...

Date: 1873 

Description: Detail from atlas of the home of Z. Short who settled in 1842.

Drawing

Fort Howard

Date: 1851 ca.

Description: Several men sculling a boat near Fort Howard that has an American Flag, barracks, and various related military buildings enclosed behind a wall.

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Description: Design for Wisconsin Centennial 3 cent postage stamp with an agriculture and industries theme.

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