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"Yankee Hill"

Date: 1946-10-30 

Description: At North Jackson and East Mason Streets, with the Sherman home (extreme left) and the Newton home (center). Four buildings are in the image, along the road...


View of Detroit

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: View of Detroit with several boats and ships in (probably) the Detroit River.

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: 1862 ca.

Description: This is the preliminary sketch for "Hamburg Landing, 4 miles below Pittsburg Landing, Commisary [sic] Depot of Gen. Hallek's Army." Shows an encampment wit...

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: 1862-03-13 

Description: View down railroad tracks of the gunboat "Cinncinati" guarding Union approaches to Cairo on the Ohio River.

Date: 1858 

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a fort with fortified walls and a flag flying from the fort. A river runs on the right of the image. A boat with sails floats on the river. Sold...

Date: 1849-05-17 ca.

Description: The ferry at Nodaway, Missouri; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trai...

Date: 1923 ca.

Description: East Water Street at Mason, looking at the Morris E. Fox & Co. building.

Date: 1844 

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

Date: 1908 

Description: Drawing of the general design for future construction development at the University of Wisconsin with the Barn, Sheep Barn, Horse Barn, House, Power House,...

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...

Date: 1922 

Description: View of the approach to the Wisconsin River bridge.


Milwaukee River

Date: 1873 

Description: Newspaper reproduction of an etching of the Milwaukee River.

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Lithographic view of a man in a canoe on Big-Foot's Lake (modern day Lake Geneva) with a small settlement on a bluff overlooking the lake. A group of birds...

Date: 1852 

Description: Pencil drawing of Madison landscape as seen from University Hill. The main street in the center is State Street and the building with Greek columns in the...

Date:  ca.

Description: Exterior of the Wisconsin Central Railroad Depot .


Description: Design in shades of red for 3 cent Wisconsin Centennial postage stamp with farming and industry theme.

Date: 1876 

Description: View looking southeast over river from Elmore and Kelly's Elevator.

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