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Date: 1886-05-14 

Description: Printed announcement of the opening of the Madison Fire Department. At the top, in a circular frame, is a fire fighter driving a horse-drawn fire engine. B...

Print

City Hall

Date: 1895 

Description: The Milwaukee Sentinel Semi-Centennial Souvenir. City Hall and street in front with horse-drawn carriages and pedestrians.

Print

Main Street

Date: 1875 

Description: View of Main Street from Mackey's Mill.

Date: 1861 

Description: 1861 Racine and Mississippi Railroad Pass belonging to Jackson Kemper.

Date: 1869-03-06 

Description: Engraved image of a man in a top hat and tails riding a velocipede. Another rider can be seen in the background.

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Black & white lithograph by Milwaukee lithographer Louis Kurz depicting the Madison Turners or Turnverein at a shooting party on the Madison lakefront. Th...

Date: 1858 

Description: Wisconsin Stage Company Pass belonging to Reverend Kemper. The pass bear engravings of a train and a stage coach.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Advertisement of the Hurlbut Manufacturing Company of Racine, the home of several wagon manufacturing firms during the 19th Century. Hurlbut began manufac...

Date: 1891 

Description: Lithograph view of The Pabst German Stadt Theater on Oneida Street in Milwaukee, Wis.

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Punka Indians encamped on the banks of the Missouri River and canoeing in river.

Date: 1868 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for C.H. McCormick and Brothers, featuring an engraved illustration of man operating a horse-drawn mower. Includes the text...

Date: 1848 

Description: Photographic print of an itinerary for Wisconsin Stage Lines operated by John Frink & Co. copied from an 1848-1849 Milwaukee City Directory. The advertisem...

Date: 1859 

Description: 1859 Chicago, St. Paul & Fond du Lac Railroad pass belonging to S.S. Merrill. Pass is signed by George Dunlap.

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: Sod-breaker and five yoke of oxen plowing in front of the “Old Cottage Inn”. In the foreground a boat is on the shoreline.

Date: 1871 after

Description: Collage depicting multiple McCormick buildings reconstructed or built after the Chicago Fire. The caption at bottom reads, "Rebuilt Chicago. — Buildings Er...

Date: 1887 

Description: View of the third Wisconsin State Capitol from the pages of the Wisconsin Blue Book.

Date: 1890-08-09 after

Description: One-page menu from the R.M.S.S. Magdalena of the Royal Mail Steam Packet Company, with a parrot and a cockatiel perched on a branch above the compan...

Date: 1856 

Description: View along bridge of paddle boats and ships in the harbor, pedestrians, and the town in the background on the other side of the river.

Date: 1873 

Description: Engraved image of a lock and dam at Sault St. Marie. Two men operate the sluice as ships wait on the opposite side of the lock. Another man waits with a ro...

Date: 1879-08-09 before

Description: Dinner menu from the Steamer Japan of the Lake Superior Transit Company, with a panel including a stalk of bamboo, a dragonfly, and a butterfly, and...

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