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Date: 1898 ca.
Description: View of crowd watching a parade. Elevated view taken from the Van Schaick studio; the same building housed the telephone exchange.
Description: A rowboat full of passengers floats alongside a ferry, which travels between Rabbit Hash, Kentucky, and Rising Sun, Indiana. On the side of the ferry are s...
Date: 1873 ca.
Description: Stereograph image of a Native American man and woman with a young child, members of the Ute Indian Tribe, standing in front of a grass structure.
Date: 1881 ca.
Description: State Normal School in Whitewater.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Congregational Church, also called the "old brown church", built in 1853 and burned in 1893. It was on the site of the present City Hall. The white house...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Benjamin Walker Castle in the 900 block of East Gorham Street on the shore of Lake Mendota, built by Englishman Benjamin Walker in 1862-1863.
Date: 1866 ca.
Description: Tzi-Kal-Tza, Nez Perce, seated with a rifle across his lap. The original photo is attributed to the William Henry Jackson collection (PH 252 (3)), in th...
Date: 1896 ca.
Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop and prop column of seven European American women sitting on the floor. They are all leaning against one anot...
Description: Family in front of fence with picket gate; lady with open parasol, and boy sitting on top of fence with men behind. There is a frame house obscured by pine...
Description: View across road of Syl standing in front of a three-story duplex house on Jones Island.
Date: 1877-06 ca.
Description: A huge crowd, mostly men, has gathered on the bank of Devil's Lake to witness the firing of a cannon. The occasion is the Grand Regatta held June 21-22, 18...
Description: Map showing the northern water routes between Mississippi River and Atlantic Ocean Relief shown by hachures. Includes Profile of the Erie Canal, table of...
Description: Bird's-eye view of Waukesha, looking southwest, with insets of State Industrial School, Court House, and Fountain Spring House.
Description: This map shows settlers houses and businesses, trails, and swamps. The relief is shown by hachures. The map includes illustrations of historical buildings...
Date: 1856 ca.
Description: This map shows the state of Wisconsin in 1856. Counties in existence at the time and the division of townships, railroads, both existing and proposed, and...
Description: Original sketch drawn by Col. Elmer E. Ellsworth in 1858 at Madison, Wisconsin, and presented to N.B. Van Slyke. Col. Ellsworth commanded the 1st Zouaves a...
Description: A cavalry troop from the Ojibwa-Pillager Battle at Sugar Point on Bear Island.
Description: Exterior of a cobblestone house with women and children in the yard.
Description: Building destroyed in Peshtigo fire.
Description: Exterior view of St. Catherine's Academy.
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