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Photograph

Water Street

Date: 1867 

Description: West Water Street south from Spring Street.

Date: 1886 

Description: Elevated view taken from the Miller Building, which is the original site of the old Milwaukee House. In the center of the foreground is what used to be ca...

Postcard

New Year's Card

Date: 1888 

Description: New Year's Day greeting card depicting a boy and girl ice skating. The card was compliments of the George Ziegler Co. The card was part of an album of ch...

Date: 1878 

Description: Portion of a map of Crawford County.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison students and chaperons during a camping trip at Livesy Springs on the north shore of Lake Mendota. On the left side stands...

Photograph

Chippewa Chief

Date: 1898 

Description: A Chippewa (Ojibwa) Chief at the Trans-Mississippi Exposition and Indian Congress.

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Engraved illustration from an advertising booklet for Manny's Patent Adjustable reaper and mower. The page features two images of men operating the reaper...

Photograph

Battle Hollow

Date: 1898 ca.

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

Date: 1857 

Description: Lithograph of the Wisconsin State Capitol, surrounded by portraits of Wisconsin Statesmen. Governor Bashford hired the Madison architectural firm Kutzbock...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: This map of the southern part of La Crosse is pen on cloth and shows proposed streets crossing the lands of Jane Usher and the Green Bay, Winona and St. Pa...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Jefferson Davis, wearing his nightshirt with rumpled hair, is recoiling from a large snake. The snake's tongue is touching Davis' nose. A marsh appears in...

Date: 1893 

Description: Catalog cover featuring an illustration of a young man and an older woman in a clothing shop. The woman is pointing at the young man, and the sales clerk s...

Photograph

Downtown Ashland

Date: 1891 

Description: Elevated view looking west from the Knight Block. The Chequamegon Hotel and harbor are in the background.

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: Family posed sitting in yard with croquet mallets and balls in front. Brick house with third story fan window and frame addition in back with slanted roof...

Photograph

Eliab Dean

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Seated carte-de-visite portrait of Eliab Dean, (b. 1819 - d. 1900) an early Madison businessman. Dean came to Madison in the 1840s to work for his cousin,...

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A sketch of mechanical parts for an invention.

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Stereoview of a sawmill area in the foreground; near the water in the foreground is Lake Winnebago. The square building with the "cupola" was the Revere Ho...

Photograph

Hops Farming

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Group portrait of men and women posing in hop field. Most of the women are wearing aprons, and some of them are holding plants from the harvest. In the for...

Photograph

"Lawton's Folly"

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: "Lawton's Folly," the home of Joseph Lawton, built in 1851, between De Pere and Ft. Howard. Joseph Lawton came from Pennsylvannia. This building no longe...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Rear view of a McCormick horse-drawn grain binder operated by a farmer in a field.

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