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Description: View down center of Main Street with cobblestones. There is a railroad crossing in the foreground. Service garages are on the left and right corners. Parke...
Date: 1795 after
Description: Map of New Jersey showing counties, cities, towns, mills, landowners, roads, mountains, bays, rivers, and lakes. A few annotations dot the map, describing...
Date: 1854 before
Description: Exterior view of a First Congregational Church.
Date: date unknown
Description: Elevated general view of an industrial area. Automobiles drive down the road past stores and factories.
Description: A view of a memorial tablet commemorating the burning of the city by the Confederates. The memorial stands in a public square, surrounded by a fence. The...
Description: View down Main Street with steep, tree-covered hill in the far background. On the left a man is holding flour sacks and standing near a horse-drawn wagon l...
Description: Photographic postcard of a stagecoach pulled by four horses in the road in front of a harness shop. Two men sit in the upper seat. A handful of people stan...
Description: Milwaukee, view northeast from Exposition Building.
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: A view of older, established buildings at Milton College.
Description: Bracken Brae, country home of John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker.
Description: Photographic postcard of the entrance to the First National Bank. The two-story building with turret stands among other buildings in the downtown area.
Description: Frank Lenz entering Minneapolis escorted by members of the St. Paul Cycle Club, the Minneapolis Business Men's Bicycle Association, and the Minnesota Divis...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: View up the Eau Claire River from the Dewey Street Bridge. The view shows the dam and linen mill and the site of the lower sawmill (called the "steam mill"...
Description: Button factory at the Wetzel residence. At one time, bone buttons were manufactured in this building.
Description: Historical reenactors in costume await visitors outside the "American Queen" steamboat.
Description: Tom Cummings, wearing a suit and cravat, stands holding the reins of his saddled horse, who is wearing a ribbon reading "1st Premium."
Description: Shows lands belonging to Wisconsin Timber and Land Co., towns, post offices, saw mills, creameries, camps, churches, schools, farm houses, town halls, rail...
Description: Syl stands holding an umbrella near an unidentified boy who is leaning on a bicycle on the edge of a cobblestone street. Storefronts are along the street o...
Description: A fire boat is next to a dock with burning objects. Fire fighters on the boat are using high-powered hoses to put out a fire. Smoke and steam fill the bac...
Description: Kindergarten classroom in the North Vietnamese village of Phu Xa, showing the ditch in the center of the room that ran to the air raid shelter. Two men sta...
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