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Date: 1898 

Description: Elevated view looking west towards Washburn Observatory and the surrounding area in the distance. Two windmills are behind the observatory, and Lake Mendot...

Date: 1889 

Description: Group potrait posed in a horse-drawn carriage outside the David Atwood House, at 204 Monona Avenue. Caption on back of photograph reads: "Group of ladies i...

Date: 1890 

Description: This map of Superior shows labeled streets, railroads, docks, city wards, and the state line. Relief is shown by hachures. Below the title reads: "Bedford...

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: This map shows a plat of the town, land owners by name, local streets, railroads, churches, and part of the Rock River. The map is also indexed by church d...

Date: 1825-08-27 

Description: Map is ink on paper. Map shows plat of the town of Munnomunne, the Fox River, farm lots, and an established highway. The map is signed by "J.D. Doty, Propr...


Description: External view of the State Bank, the first bank in Madison. A group of men are posed along the sidewalk in front.

Date: 1872 

Description: Shows townships and sections, landownership and acreages, roads, railroads, churches, schools, and cemeteries. Includes business directories of Manitowoc...

Date: 1890 

Description: View of a University of Wisconsin pharmacy lecture room.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: The Milwaukee Thermo Therapae building at Fourth and Sycamore Streets. It was also known as Dr. Hanson's Thermo Water Cure.

Map or Atlas


Date: 1855 ca.

Description: This map shows a plat of the city, local streets, numbered blocks and lots, university grounds, the capitol square, and parts of Third and Fourth Lakes (La...

Date: 1881 ca.

Description: This map of Chippewa Falls is a proposal of river improvements using booming and rafting facilities and shows the city of Chippewa Falls, the Chippewa Rive...

Map or Atlas

Town 13, range 3 E.

Date: 1870-07 

Description: This map of Ironton is pen-and-ink on paper and shows lots and block numbers, mill, foundry buildings, limestone quarry, iron mine, and roads. Relief is sh...

Date: 1856 

Description: This plat shows block and lot numbers and land reserved for a railroad and passenger depot. The map includes certifications and registration. Kilbourn City...

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: This bird's-eye-view map of Madison is looking north across Lake Monona. The map features two women and two men on a lookout. In the background couples are...

Date: 1874 

Description: Map shows townships and sections, landownership and acreages, railroads, and roads. The map was compiled by the civil engineer and city surveyor agent H.I....

Map or Atlas

Map of Berlin, Wis.

Date: 1875 

Description: This map shows plat of the town, land ownership by name, wards, local streets, railroads, and part of Fox River. The map also includes a directory and adve...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Map shows townships, post offices, roads, railroads, and selected buildings. The sections are in pink, green, blue, and yellow. Counties, towns, and lakes...


North Main Street

Date: 1890 before

Description: View down unpaved street, which has numerous horse-drawn vehicles parked along the curbs. People are on the street and sidewalk, with a larger group and a...


Railroad Men

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Group of railroad employees standing in the doorway of a store.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Elevated view of parade, looking down a broad street. It has been suggested but not verified that this view is in Superior, Wis.

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