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Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Partial view of billiard hall and Lake Mendota from the Ole Bull Residence, 130 East Gilman Street. Two people on shore pointing to sailboat. Later, the ho...

Photograph

Layton House

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: 2504 Forest Home Avenue. This hotel was situated on what was originally a plank road between Milwaukee and Muskego. It was designed after the Federal style...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Men in wagons posed in front of a rural post office. They brandish guns, whiskey bottles and possibly a harmonica with humorous intent.

Date: 1864 

Description: General Hood ordered a train full of gunpowder set on fire so that the Union Army couldn't use it, resulting in a series of explosions. Plate 44

Date: 1852 ca.

Description: This map shows plat of three towns, sections, local streets, the Grand Chute Island, and part of the Fox River. The map includes 1 inset map: "Diagram of C...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: This hand-colored map of Wisconsin depicts the township survey grid and identifies counties, named towns, cities and villages, rivers, lakes, railroads, an...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: A large group of well-dressed people are standing aboard three small steamboats on Lake Monona. The boat in the foreground is a barge with a sternwheel. Th...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Elevated view from hill of Clinton, now Rockdale. Three men are in the middle distance, looking east across Koshonong Creek towards a mill dam, bridge and...

Date: 1853 

Description: Map covers area between the cities of Janesville and Kenosha in Rock, Walworth, and Kenosha counties for railroad routes. Lakes and counties are labelled....

Date: 1855 

Description: Part of George Harrison's "Map of the City of Madison," showing the development of the isthmus and the small size of the second Capitol (54' x 104') in com...

Date: 1898-3-11

County: St. Croix

City: Hudson

Date: 1876 

Description: Map shows townships and sections, landownership and acreages, roads, railroads, post offices, and farms. Sections appear in pink, yellow, and blue. On the...

Date: 1855 

Description: This map depicts counties, creeks, rivers, lakes, railroads completed, railroads in progress, common roads and the Menomonee Reservation.

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: 1874 

Description: This map shows townships and sections, land ownership and acreages, churches, schools, cemeteries, roads, railroads, and projected railroads. The map inclu...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: View of the J.S. Morris Carriage and Sleigh Factory, a two-story frame building on Franklin Street in Waupun. Carriages and men in work aprons are in front...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: View from shoreline of a large crowd on a pier waiting for a crowded steam excursion boat.

Date: 1896 

Description: View of the Cereal Mills Company building with men and a horse-drawn buggy outside.

Date: 1892 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Princeton, with an inset of the Residence of F.T. Yahr. Fox River loops to left of center, with one bridge; thirty-six businesses, reside...

Date: 1898 

Description: This map shows the contour depths of Delavan Lake and the Lauderdale Lakes in Walworth County, Wisconsin, and includes nine cross sections of the lakes. Ro...

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