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Photograph

Capitol Park

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The expanded third Wisconsin State Capitol photographed at a time of the year when the trees in the park did not obstruct the view. As a result, the curvil...

Date: 1890-12-18 

Description: Elevated view looking down at homestead applicants waiting in line for 2-3 days in winter cold before a window in the Marathon County Court House, Dec. 18-...

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)...

Print

Camp Randall

Date: 1861 

Description: Christmas and New Years greeting card from Hosea W. Rood, presumably sent to his comrades of the 12th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, Company E, who had been...

Date: 1873 

Description: This late 19th century map shows the lake region around Oconomowoc in Waukesha County and eastern Jefferson County, Wisconsin. The township and range grid,...

Photograph

Fort Winnebago

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Ruins of the commissary warehouse at Fort Winnebago, about 1898. Fort Winnebago was closed in 1845 and the land and buildings sold. Today, only the Surge...

Date: 1896 before

Description: John Johnston's (1836-1904) first grand home at 1130 Grand Avenue, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Johnston was a successful Milwaukee banker, who moved to "The Lio...

Date: 1892-04 

Description: Daniel Steele Durrie, librarian of the Wisconsin Historical Society, seated at his desk in the South Wing of the Wisconsin State Capitol. This photograph...

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Elevated view over roof tops of lower campus looking up towards Bascom Hall. Science Hall at the end of Langdon Street is on the right side of Bascom Hill...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph of an elevated view looking down at North Hamilton Street, showing the State Journal building on the lefthand side.

Photograph

Barnyard Scene

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: View down dirt road of farm buildings and a windmill. In the background in front of a barn men stand with horses near a fence.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Washburn Observatory on the University on Wisconsin-Madison campus, with pedestrians on the surrounding grounds.

Photograph

Savanah, GA No. 2

Date: 1866 

Description: Elevated view over storefronts and the river. Plate 50

Date: 1878 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Chilton with insets of points of interest, including P.H. Becker's Brewery, Chilton House, and Gutheil's Block.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Old Abe, Wisconsin War Eagle, perched on a stars and stripes shield next to a cannon at the Wisconsin State Capitol. Old Abe has his back turned towards t...

Photograph

City of Madison

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the city of Madison, seen from atop Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Photograph

Hotel Ogden

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the front of the Hotel Ogden located at 149 East Wilson Street. Three men wearing suits are relaxing on the porch, with two men sitting on...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Group portrait of a railroad crew on and around a hand car. A man and a young boy stand on the left near a track switch. In the background is a variety sto...

Photograph

City Hall Square

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Elevated view of old City Hall building at right center facing the camera. Electric power poles are along the street, along which horse-drawn carriages and...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Third Wisconsin State Capitol (the second in Madison), showing the East Washington Avenue gateway and iron fence. In reality the statues, which were meant...

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