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Description: Long view of the Minnesota Point lighthouse, built at the entrance to Superior Harbor. It is allegedly the first lighthouse at the head of Lake Superior.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Elevated view down Main Street, which crosses railroad tracks in the foreground. There are two signs in the foreground which say: "Look Out for the Cars" a...
Date: 1873 ca.
Description: The Mazomanie School, later the high school. A large group of students and teachers stand in front of the two-story brick building with octagonal cupola a...
Date: 1860 after
Description: Freed male slave in a straw hat. He is superimposed on a black star with the abbreviations of the states of the Confederacy. Behind the black star is an up...
Date: 1887 ca.
Description: Engraving of an elevated view of Science Hall, Chemical Laboratory and Machine Shop on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
Description: Bird's-eye map of Oconomowoc.
Description: Water tower, looking east on East Washington Avenue from the Capitol Square.
Description: Participants at the Western Rifle Association Tournament in Wapello, Iowa. Many of the men are holding guns. A farmhouse and farm buildings are in the ba...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: View of the Park House Hotel (called the Commercial House before 1888), which burned down in 1892.
Description: Elevated view looking north towards Menomonie, the Knapp, Stout and Company lumber mills.
Date: 1872 ca.
Description: Studio portrait of a young Mary Virginia McCormick (1861-1941) in front of a painted backdrop. She is wearing a white dress with a striped sash, and sitti...
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of William R. Smith. He was born at the "Trappe," Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, in August of 1787. He came to Wisconsin in...
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: A replication of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. Depicted is the Damascus Road, the site where Saint Paul is believed to have converted to Christianity.
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: View across Grand Avenue of the Milwaukee Public Library. To the left, the base of the Midsummer Festival Monument can be seen, and the George Washington m...
Description: Broadsheet describing a pledge made by agricultural machinery manufacturers to compete fairly with one another, and not try to break up competitors' sales....
Description: A young woman looks out her arched window with a bird cage hanging outdoors.
Description: This map shows landownership, lot and block numbers, wards, cemeteries, and the high school. The map has been removed from Page’s Atlas of Jefferson County...
Date: 1873 after
Description: Ellsworth Block on North Pinckney Street between East Washington and East Mifflin Streets as seen from the Capitol Park. Visible storefronts include the D...
Description: Political cartoon comparing the Democratic Platform with the Republican Platform. The cartoon (Democratic) on the left depicts a poor family wearing rags i...
Description: Railroad map outlines mid and southern Wisconsin county boundaries in red, and city/town lines are provided. Other marks include lead mines, copper mines,...
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