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Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Winter view of the third Wisconsin State Capitol looking west from King Street. By the turn of the century, the trees in the Capitol had grown tall and onl...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Fragment of the Andersonville Prison Stockade among overgrowth of trees.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph of elevated view of Newhall House which was destroyed by fire in 1883.

Photograph

Union Depot

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Union Depot.

Photograph

Battle Hollow

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: The site of the encounter between Black Hawk and his followers and General Henry.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: View of the Arlington Prairie Lutheran Church, a brick building with handsome shuttered Gothic windows. The congregation's horse-drawn vehicles are assemb...

Photograph

Steamboat "Clyde"

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: The sidewheel steam rafter "Clyde," which was the first iron hull steamboat.

Photograph

Carroll College

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of Carroll College, with groups of men and women standing outside of the building.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Barnyard, with what appears to be a pigyard littered with corncobs. It is enclosed with a solid board fence and has slop troughs made from hollowed logs. A...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a couple from Ceylon [now Sri Lanka] in "native" Ceylonese costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of a raftsman, Jim Aljoe, standing with his elbow propped on his knee holding the end of the rudder. A second man is sitting on the raft in the...

Photograph

Samuel F. Clise

Date: 1860 

Description: A portrait of Samuel Clise from a composite photograph of the Wisconsin State Assembly of 1860.

Book or Pamphlet

Historic Waterways

Date: 1888 

Description: Front cover of Reuben Gold Thwaites' Historic Waterways, with an image of a man and a woman paddling a rowboat on a river.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: An aerial view of Camp Randall and the neighborhoods west of Bascom Hall including University Heights.

Book or Pamphlet

H.M.S. Terror

Date: 1838 

Description: Position of H.M.S. Terror on the 22nd of February, 1837. The sailing ship was immobilized in the sea ice near Southampton Island, at the entrance to...

Date: 1885 after

Description: Two young girls in white dresses trimmed with lace posing for a studio portrait on a bench covered with a kilim rug.

Print

Ferry Street

Date: 1856 

Description: View from bridge on river. Storefronts and homes line the road that stretches to the horizon.

Date: 1869-02-20 

Description: Engraved image of a man riding an ice velocipede, a bicycle-like vehicle with a studded front wheel and back blades. In the background is an iceboat.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A group of five men stand and sit around a McCormick grain binder.

Date: 1836-11 

Description: This map is pen-and-ink on paper and is a plat of a paper city on the Wisconsin River, in what is now the Town of Dekorra. The map shows lot and block numb...

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