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Description: A color-coded map of the Lake Superior region, including portions of Wisconsin, Minnesota and Michigan.
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: 1872 ca.
Description: People stand on a sidewalk and porch in front of a frame store. Farm machinery is on the side of the store.
Description: View of Downer College.
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Dr. Bushnell B. Cary.
Date: 1871 ca.
Description: The Springer family sits in their yard around a table. A patterned shawl is on the back of a chair, and a girl has a scarf around her neck. A woman holds a...
Description: Like many southeastern Wisconsin villages, Edgerton was settled by Yankee immigrants in the 1830s. Though this view gives no indication of it, by 1871 toba...
Description: Chippewa (Ojibwa) men with canoes at the Trans-Mississippi Exposition and Indian Congress.
Description: Poster calling for the recruitment of volunteers from Grant County for the Union Army during the Civil War.
Date: 1837 before
Description: Image of a runaway slave with stick and satchel.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Extended family of fourteen posed in their best clothes outside a home. Older woman seated in rocking chair, with men, women, girls, boy and baby.
Description: The third (second in Madison), Wisconsin State Capitol that stood from 1857-1913, from a stereograph original.
Description: Birds eye drawing of Fort Atkinson, Jefferson County, depicts street names and street layouts, houses, trees, Rock River and Bark River. A reference key at...
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Two views of buildings on a hillside.
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Stereograph; view of a building from across a road. Building has a fountain to the left.
Description: Stereograph image of Bayfield.
Description: Studio portrait of a boy wearing a suit jacket, necktie, vest, and trousers. He is holding a hat while posing next to a table. Possibly Leander Hamilton Mc...
Description: Color plat map of the Windsor township.
Date: 1874 after
Description: Stereograph. Jackson Street. Tower missing the top two levels of later images.
Description: Map of the west end of Lake Superior, including Superior, St. Louis, and Allouez Bays.
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