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Map or Atlas

The City of Chicago

Date: 1892 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Chicago, with ships in the Lake Michigan harbor.

Magazine or Periodical

A Sorely Neglected Stretch

Date: 1892-05 

Description: Frank Lenz posed with his bicycle on a badly neglected stretch of road. A split-rail fence encloses a field behind Lenz.

Date: 1889 

Description: Color lithograph illustration on the back cover of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Shows a buffalo gazing down upon men with harvesting m...

Date: 1853 

Description: Map covers area between the cities of Janesville and Kenosha in Rock, Walworth, and Kenosha counties for railroad routes. Lakes and counties are labelled....

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: Full-length, carte-de-visite portrait of John H. Lathrop (1799-1866), first chancellor of the University of Wisconsin. Lathrop's tenure was marked by contr...

Date: 1894-05-06 

Description: Three boys in a crude boat on the Monongahela River.

Date: 1878 

Description: The dome of the third Wisconsin State Capitol, which was constructed entirely of iron and glass, as it appeared in 1878. The dome was painted white which s...

Date: 1891 ca.

Description: Advertisement from the 1890-91 Madison City Directory. Includes Mayer's Saloon, and Pabst Bohemian keg beer, and a depiction of the brewery.

Date: 1857 

Description: Carte-de-visite of Raja Radhakant Deva Bahadoor (1783-1867), Indian scholar and author. Best known for writing the Sanskrik Encyclopedia, Sabdakalpadruma (...

Date: 1879 

Description: This bird’s-eye-view map is a photostat copy of the orginal and is indexed for points of interest. Streets are labeled as well as the Barbaoo River.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: The Moffat Octagon House, erected in 1855 by Judge John S. Moffat.

Date: 1896-05-12 

Description: Langdon Street looking west toward Science Hall.

Drawing

Fort Winnebago

Date: 1834 ca.

Description: An early view of Fort Winnebago.

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Hunting of the grizzly bear.

Date: 1859 

Description: This plat map is pen on paper and shows numbered blocks and lots, local streets, and section lines. Also included is text on survey certifications. The to...

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Illinois Central railway station.

Date: 1895 

Description: Back cover of catalog for Deering Harvester Company. Features an illustration of men, women and children riding on agricultural machinery pulled by horses....

Date: 1821 ca.

Description: Indians of the North Red River area, probably in the vicinity of old Fort Douglas, now Winnipeg, Canada, spearing beaver.

Date: 1881-03-09 ca.

Description: Stereoview of a wintery view of the Second Ward School House. A student stands at the edge of the fence line surrounding the school house.

Date: 1899 

Description: Portrait of Jennie Krueger at age 2 months lying in a chair wearing a long gown. Bottles of milk sit on a side table.

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