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Photograph

Schlitz Palm Garden

Date: 1886-07-03 after

Description: The east side of the Schlitz Palm Garden at N. 3rd Street, south of W. Wisconsin Avenue. The Schlitz Palm Garden opened on July 3, 1886 and was one of the...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Design for the plan of the first and second floors, accepted through a competition. The museum space is at the far left.

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...

Photograph

Ferris Wheel

Date: 1893 after

Description: People gathered around a Ferris wheel.

Date: 1898 

Description: View of a horse-drawn float decorated with banners and flags and rows of pharmaceuticals on shelves. Two costumed children are posing in the back. A large...

Date: 1883 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Superior, county seat of Douglas County, on the shores of Lake Superior, with insets of points of interest.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Elevated exterior view of buildings and grounds of the Wisconsin State Prison. Prisoners are in formation.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis in a boxing ring. Text at top reads, "CHAMPION PRIZE ENVELOPE - LINCOLN & DAVIS IN 5 ROUNDS", underneath reads "1ST ROU...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Music recital room at the State School for the Blind with seven rows of seating, a piano and cello. Adorning the front wall is the Latin phrase "Lux Oritur...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: View of the interior running track inside the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Red Gym (Armory or Old Red).

Date: 1871 

Description: Wood engraving of the Congregationalist Church in Peshtigo. From the book "Sketch Of The Great Fires In Wisconsin".

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph; view of store and adjoining buildings, Wisconsin and Milwaukee Streets. A large statue of a bird sits atop the store in the right of the image...

Date: 1874 

Description: This 1873 map covers the northern halves (Towns 11 and 12) of Washington and Ozaukee counties. Shown are the township and range grid, towns, sections, citi...

Photograph

Racine , Wisconsin

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: A view from the tower of the Racine Court House looking north.

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Diploma awarded to fire fighter James Richard Cummings for his service to Madison in 1869. The diploma is illustrated with scenes of fire fighting heroics,...

Poster

Fire Company

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: A lithographic portrait by Louis Kurz (1833-1921) of Madison Fire Engine Company #2 posed with a hand pumper and hose cart in front of the design of the ne...

Date: 1899 

Description: Full-length portrait of an unknown women standing in a doorway. The tall doorway has a drape on a pole just underneath a transom window or screen. A coat i...

Date: 1866 before

Description: Stereograph. This building, which was destroyed by fire in 1866, was located in the commercial district known as Market Square. The Square was actually a t...

Date: 1874 before

Description: Residence of General Simeon Mills.

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Lodi Norwegian Evangelical Lutheran Church, built in 1872 for three thousand dollars. A circular stained glass window is in the front of the building abov...

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