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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: 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: 1876 

Description: Drawing of a ship being loaded by Elmore & Kelly's Elevator on Fort Howard River looking north. A town and a train are in the background.

Date: 1870 

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

Date: 1853 ca.

Description: Illustration of the Capital house, a first-class hotel, copied from page 320 of Gleason's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion.

Date: 1872 

Description: Lithograph elevated view of the Alexander Mitchell home and gardens seen from the corner of Ninth and Spring Streets. Pedestrians, horse-riders and a horse...

Drawing

View of Detroit

Date: 1855 ca.

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

Date: 1858 

Description: View of a Presbyterian church with a horse-drawn vehicle and multiple pedestrians in the foreground.

Date: 1923 ca.

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

Drawing

Hamburg Landing

Date: 1862-05 

Description: "Hamburg Landing, 4 miles below Pittsburg Landing, Commisary [sic] Depot of Gen. Hallek's Army." An encampment with soldiers along the river with a...

Date: 1922 

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

Date: 1948 

Description: Drawing of a passenger train approaching a small town where two teams of horses on a plank road appear to be startled by the noise of the locomotive. One t...

Date: 1852 

Description: Pencil drawing of view overlooking Madison. The sketch looks down North Hamilton Street from the capitol. Rutted, irregular streets and frame houses mark...

Date: 1858 

Description: View on North Water Street, showing the building in which the Bank of Sparta was founded.

Date: 1873 

Description: View of an estate covered with various plants and trees. Two people stand on a sidewalk in front of the distant estate, looking towards it. Two horses dr...

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: 1873 

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: 1869-01 

Description: Engraving after a drawing by Winslow Homer showing a crowned Baby New Year riding a velocipede through a hoop held by a woman, as the Grim Reaper, on the r...

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: View of the shoreline on the Walker Castle grounds. Two men are boating while a young boy fishes from the shore.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Architectural drawing of the proposed YWCA building with automobiles and pedestrians in front. Sign in from reads "Build for the Womanhood of Milwaukee".

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