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Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Main Street, looking east at storefronts. Booths with flags and bunting are set up on the sidewalk.

Photograph

I.G. Merrill House

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: The home of I.G. Merrill on the corner of Ann Street (now called Sheridan Road) and Prairie Avenue.

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Elevated view of three women and a young girl standing at the edge of a small cliff on the shores of Lake Mendota. Various shrubs and small trees grow on t...

Photograph

Fort Winnebago

Date: 1831 ca.

Description: Fort Winnebago, a print published in Mrs. John H. Kinzie's Wau-bun (1856).

Date: 1874 after

Description: This map shows townships and sections, post offices, roads, and railroads. The left margin reads: "For sale at Cushing Land Agency, St. Croix Falls, Wis. 4...

Date: 1890 

Description: Esterly Harvesting Machine Company looking southeast across State Street at intersection with Newcomb Street.

Date: 1897 

Description: Mendota State Hospital office. Charles Carter, steward, seated at his desk. Across from him is George B. Merrick, Asst. Steward. Below the desk is a dog,...

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: This map is one of the earliest weather maps of the United States, which traced an 1859 storm across the continent. Manuscript annotations in red ink show...

Photograph

Lincoln School

Date: 1870 after

Description: A view of two sides of the Lincoln School, partially obscured by trees. The roof line features dormers and two towers.

Photograph

Thomas Mears

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A photographic copy of a ca. 1824 head and shoulders oil painting of Thomas Mears (1775-1832). A caption accompanying the photograph notes that Mears was...

Date: 1896 

Description: This map shows railroad routes in red, blue, orange, brown, pink, green, and dotted, as well as lakes, rivers, and communities. The map includes a legend i...

Date: 1862-08-02 

Description: Civil War Union Army recruitment poster.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A monument to Union soldiers.

Date: 1899-07 

Description: Portrait of six Krueger brothers and sisters. Seated are Amelia, August, and Bertha. Standing are Minnie, Albert, and Henry.

Photograph

Portage Canal

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Steamboats docked in the Portage Canal, which was hand dug beginning in 1849 and completed in 1851. There are industrial buildings on either side of the ca...

Date: 1849-07-13 

Description: The trail at Rocky Ridge, showing wagon train, that Wilkins was taking to get to the South Pass in Wyoming; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from...

Date: 1865 

Description: Original plan of Camp Randall, to accompany a report by N.B. Van Slyke, Captain and Assistant Quartermaster.

Date: 1849 

Description: Fort Childs or New Fort Kearny in Nebraska Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the...

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: Shows plat of town, local streets, Fond du Lac River, and part of Lake Winnebago.

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: This map shows locations of quarries, sink holes, creeks, springs, rivers, houses, forts, and roads. The map appears to have been drawn on to of a plat map...

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