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Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Wisconsin State Fish Hatchery (aka Nevin Fish Hatchery, 3911 Fish Hatchery Rd). A salt-box house with an additional wing stands next t...

Date: 1877-10-27 

Description: The arrival of the first train in Waukon, on the Wisconsin & Michigan Railroad line. There is a large crowd gathered near the tracks, and one man stands on...

Date: 1898 

Description: Winter scene looking down snow-covered Wisconsin Avenue to the third Wisconsin State Capitol. There are two horse-drawn sleighs, each with one passenger, o...

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Black and white ink drawing of an old wooden well.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Robert M. Bashford house on Pinckney and Gilman Streets. A man wearing a hat stands in the landscaped yard near a small child wearing...

Date: 1886-07 

Description: Intersection of 4th and Steele Streets facing east. The building in the lower right is the Knipfer building, now Algoma Mercantile. Bunting adorns the Boed...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Street with Gesell Photographic Studio, which is built into the side of a bluff, about 1895. His studio was on Main Street from 1877-1903. Miller and Co. L...

Date: 1857 

Description: This detailed map was drawn nearly a decade after Wisconsin entered statehood. It depicts the entire state, northern Illinois and part of the upper peninsu...

Date: 1880 

Description: A man posing in the doorway of Julius Schadauer's tobacco shop at 101 State Street.

Photograph

Eau Claire House

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Original part built in 1856, where the present Eau Claire House stands. It was later moved to another site and eventually torn down to make room for the Y....

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Cyanotype view of the Delta Tau Delta Chapter house, 621 North Lake Street, at the southeast corner of the intersection of Lake Street and Mendota Court....

Manuscript

Washington, D.C.

Date: 1861-08 ca.

Description: Large-format, illustrated stationery purchased by Rudolph Fine, a member of the 6th Wisconsin Infantry in August, 1861, showing the Capitol (in actuality,...

Photograph

Opera House

Date: 1883 ca.

Description: The Oshkosh Grand Opera House. This is the interior showing the curtain painted by Louis Kindt of Kenosha, which depicts a scene from Goethe's "Herman and...

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: This map shows railroads, county boundaries, cities, towns, and waterways with relief shown by hachures. The prime meridians are: Greenwich and Washington....

Drawing

The Rock River

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: The Rock River.

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: This map shows piers, wharves, streets, and the lake shore from the survey of August 1856. Lake Michigan and the Sheboygan River are labeled. Depths are sh...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Looking west across the Black Hawk War battlefield at Wisconsin Heights.

Date: 1884-08 

Description: Sheet 2 of a Sanborn map of a portion of Mineral Point.

Date: 1886-05-04 

Description: A photograph of a painting depicting the bomb exploding at police as they approach the wagon to tell the crowd to disperse from Haymarket Square. Shrapnel...

Date: 1850 

Description: View of Michipicoton, Ontario on Lake Superior showing a village with log structures and tents. Fishing nets are depicted drying on poles.

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