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Cliff House

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Cliff House, a resort hotel built shortly after 1872 when Devil's Lake was reached by rail. Three-story frame house with balcony on each floor. There is a...

Date: 1867 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Green Bay and Fort Howard, Brown Co., depicts street names and street layouts, houses, trees, and the East River. A reference key at the...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: View from the Wisconsin State Capitol down State Street to Main Hall (later Bascom Hall), the University of Wisconsin and beyond. Entitled "Views of the c...


Two Young Children

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Two young children look out a window at the F.D. Eyerly residence. The children are dressed in matching, plaid-patterned dresses and stand in front of a la...

Date: 1894-06-11 

Description: Several men unload coal from barges with shovels. A row of buildings is in the background.

Date: 1898 

Description: View from Lake Mendota of boathouse on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. The Armory (Red Gym or Old Red) is behind the boathouse. The ground is...

Date: 1883 

Description: This map shows ward boundaries, names of additions, streets, bridges, mills, schools, religious buildings, businesses, hotels, railroads, factories, brewer...

Date: 1898-08-28 

Description: A large lily pond at Humboldt Park. Children are playing in the background and the roof of a building is in the distance.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Elevated view towards the northwest across West Washington Avenue of the Congregationalist Church. Main Hall (now Bascom Hall) of the University of Wiscons...

Map or Atlas

New London

Date: 1871 

Description: Birds eye map of New London depicts street names and street locations, houses, trees, the bridge, Wolf River, and the bayou. At the bottom of the map, a re...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Group portrait of the members of the 11th Wisconsin Volunteers, and some family members, posed on the steps of what appears to be the old Milwaukee County...

Date: 1898-07-23 

Description: Syl stands in front of a pavilion with a well or water pump in a park. A group of adults dressed fashionably stand in the pavilion while drinking water fro...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: One of the etchings published in an atlas of Lake County, Illinios in 1870 by George Ogle. Etchings done by the Wisconsin Central Railroad.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View across road of Syl standing in front of a three-story duplex house on Jones Island.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Interior of a student's room at Downer (women's) College. Two banjos rest on the chaise in front of the window.

Date: 1899 

Description: Outdoor portrait of Elizabeth Turvill Wood. She sitting in a chair in front of a window, with a coat draped over her shoulders and her hands clasped in her...

Magazine or Periodical

Going Straight Through the Mountain

Date: 1892-08 

Description: Engraving, probably after a photograph, showing Frank Lenz posing with his safety bicycle near the stone arch entrance of a canal tunnel cut through a moun...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Group in front of the Centennial Fountain on Capitol Square. View of the capitol from Monona Avenue. The fountain is a replica of the Centennial Fountain...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: A depiction of Akra in Jerusalem on the day of Jesus' crucifixion. A busy landscape of people, animals, and shelters.


Football Game

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Winter scene with two teams line up on a snowy field during a football game at the Jackson County Fairgrounds.

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