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Date: 1866 

Description: A dirt road passes through the battlefield, with fortifications on the sides. It is a lightly forested area. A horse and buggy are among some trees in the...

Date: 1896-11-01 

Description: Canal Street less than a year before a fire swept through and destroyed many of these buildings on March 22, 1897, resulting in a loss of about $45,000. P...

Photograph

Opera House

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: The Opera House at the corner of Washington (now Main) and North Mill Streets.

Date: 1880 before

Description: Street corner with two buildings that have been destroyed by a fire, a brick fence, and some trees. There is a wooden cart in the lower right corner.

Map or Atlas

Primrose Plat Map

Date: 1861 

Description: The township of Primrose, which is a detail from the plat map of Dane County.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View of an arch erected for the celebration of Admiral George Dewey's naval victory at Manila Bay in the Philippines during the Spanish-American War. Throu...

Map or Atlas

State of Wisconsin

Date: 1850 

Description: This detailed map outlines mid and southern WI county boundaries in bright color, and city/town lines are provided. Other marks include lead mines, copper...

Date: 1896 

Description: Tree-lined State Street from Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Traffic on State Street includes a well-dressed gentlemen on horseb...

Date: 1855 

Description: Map of Milwaukee, Waukesha, Racine, and Kenosha Counties with part of Walworth County showing townships, waterways, railroads, plank roads, prairies, meado...

Map or Atlas

Montrose Plat Map

Date: 1861 

Description: The township of Montrose, which is a detail from a Dane County plat map.

Date: 1873 

Description: This 1873 map of Chippewa County, Wisconsin, which at the time also encompassed all or part of Price, Rusk, Sawyer, and Taylor counties, shows the township...

Date: 1896 

Description: This 1896 map of Douglas County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, the towns of Superior, Brule, Gordon, and Nebagamain, sections, cities and v...

Date: 1854 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee looking east toward Lake Michigan from a bluff, long since graded into a slope, at about 6th Street between Wisconsin Avenue a...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereoview of University Drive as it parallels Lake Mendota.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Exterior view of one of the first Pawling & Harnischfeger machine shops. The building was built in 1886 on the corner of South First Street and East Oregon...

Date: 1876 

Description: Stereograph. This view from East Washington Avenue shows photographer Andrew Dahl on his horse "Curnel" in front of the Wisconsin State Capitol. Dahl had j...

Date: 1856-06-20 ca.

Description: View from the depot of the Lakeshore Railroad to East Water Street. Holzlhuber travelled to Milwaukee to visit a family he knew from his teachings in Vienn...

Date: 1857 

Description: Map of La Crosse County, Wisconsin showing village plat, farm houses, schools, roads, railroads, township names (New Amsterdam, Dacota, Minnesota, Driesbac...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Elevated view over Langdon Street of the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. South Hall, Music Hall, and Science Hall are visible. Bascom Hill and a ce...

Date: 1880 

Description: An illustration depicting the cheese factory and dry goods store of J.G. Pickett at Pickett's Station.

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