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Newell Dodge House

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: A view looking southeast of the Newell H. and Helen Dodge residence at 1121 West Johnson Street, on the corner of North Charter Street. The house may have...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Soldiers from the second Wisconsin regiment line a city street upon returning from Puerto Rico. There is a horse-drawn cart and an electric street car on t...

Date: 1854 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee looking east toward Lake Michigan from a bluff, long since graded into a slope, at about 6th Street between Wisconsin Avenue a...

Date: 1870 

Description: A map of Iowa County, Wisconsin mounted on cloth that shows the villages of Avoca, Mifflin, Linden, Arena, Helena Station, Highland, Dodgeville, as well as...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: 90,000 feet of pine logs floating in the storage/sorting pond at the Arpin Lumber Company sawmill. The sawmill and other buildings are in the background. O...

Book or Pamphlet

U.S. Capitol after the Fire

Date: 1814 

Description: Exterior view of the U.S. Capitol building after the fire in August. The Federal building was burned by British forces during the War of 1812. In the foreg...

Date: 1867 

Description: Birds eye drawing of Fond du Lac depicts street names and street layouts, houses, buildings, trees, and the Fond du Lac River. A reference key at the botto...

Date: 1850 

Description: Illustration of the second Wisconsin State Capitol, which was the first one in Madison.

Photograph

Field of Oats

Date: 1895-07-10 

Description: Two men stand in a vast field of oats on the farm of Fred Ashbrenner in Siegler. A frame farmhouse, farm buildings, and trees are in the background.

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: Sunrise over Lake Monona and the Madison, Wisconsin isthmus, showing the Wisconsin State Capitol building in the distance.

Photograph

Ceylon Building

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: The gateway to the Ceylon Building's courtyard, from the Columbian Exposition in Chicago. The building was purchased by J.J. Mitchell, moved to Lake Geneva...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: View across Park Street of Science Hall at the base of Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin Madison campus.

Date: 1848 

Description: Wisconsin became the thirtieth state in 1848. Drawn that same year, this map shows township lines, roads, villages, mills, railroads, prairies, swamps, ca...

Date: 1896-05 

Description: The office of Historical Society Librarian Minnie Oakley in the third Wisconsin State Capitol. From 1866 to 1883 the Historical Society occupied the entire...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Exterior of First Congregational Church in winter.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Police and others shown posed in and around horse-drawn carriages in front of a large brick building with open doors. The City Ambulance is on the left dra...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: The monthly horse market on East Washington Avenue between Pinckney and Webster Streets. The 125-foot-high water tower (1890-1921) and Amerika, (1889-1922)...

Date: 1896 

Description: A portion of John B. Heim's map of the Water Works System of Madison showing the size of the third Wisconsin Capitol (228' x 226') in comparison with the C...

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: View down Main street. Will Brothers Meat Market can be seen on the right corner, and a tinshop is beside it on the left.

Photograph

Thomas B. Jeffery

Date: 1897 

Description: Thomas B. Jeffery, founder of the Thomas B. Jeffery Company of Kenosha in 1902. Before that Jeffery produced several experimental automobiles, including th...

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