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Photograph

Ohio River View

Date: 1894-05-09 

Description: View upstream of the Ohio River from a lunching spot on a West Virginia bank.

Date: 1892 

Description: Captian Alex McDougall's passenger whaleback steamer the "Christopher Columbus" being built in the shipyard of the American Steel Barge Company.

Photograph

Church

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Exterior of church.

Drawing

Milwaukee River

Date: 1873 

Description: Newspaper reproduction of an etching of the Milwaukee River.

Date: 1887-05-14 

Description: The family home of William Henry Rogers on the shore of Lake Mendota.

Date: 1849 

Description: A hand drawn map of showing the two proposed routes from the Milwaukee River to the Moody’s Lime Quarry at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The map includes the rout...

Photograph

William Pitt Lynde

Date: 1866 

Description: Portrait of William Pitt Lynde at the Wisconsin Assembly in 1866. Ten years later he introduced legislation for women's suffrage to U.S. Congress. In the...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Male and female students read and practice math at the State School for the Deaf as a teacher looks on from the head of the class.

Date: 1899-07-16 

Description: Bennett family on beach at High Rock. Ashley and Helen are in the boat, Miriam and Ruth are standing on the beach, and Mrs. Bennett is sitting on the beach...

Photograph

Vilas House Hotel

Date: 1868 

Description: Stereograph of Madison looking southeast across Lake Monona from the Capitol featuring the Vilas House hotel.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: A family sits in a yard around a table with a girl holding an opened fan. The wood frame house behind them has a piano on its porch.

Date: 1884 

Description: A sign for Fauerbach's Brewery depicting a young woman and the brewery. It was Madison's first brewery in 1848 and run by Peter Sprecher until bought by Pe...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Aerial view of downtown Green Bay with old Court House and the surrounding buildings.

Date: 1862-02-13 

Description: Letter describing gun invention and Bradford's intentions for improvements.

Drawing

Lutheran Church

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: View of the first Norwegian Church built in Gjerpen, organized October 4, 1850. Gjerpen was one of the earliest Norwegian settlements in Wisconsin

Photograph

Monona Avenue

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Several houses at the intersection of Wilson Street and Monona Avenue (South Wisconsin Avenue until December 1, 1877; Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard as...

Date: 1865 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Dr. John Maynard Woodworth (1837-1879), American physician and naturalist. In 1871, Woodworth became the first Surgeo...

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: The Reliance Flooring Mill. The mill building was physically moved by water by Capt. Sam Neff from Winnconne to Oshkosh, Wis. July 4, 1879.

Map or Atlas

Plat of Kekoskee

Date: 1856 

Description: This map shows a plat of the town, local streets, lots, and part of the Rock River. The margins of the map have manuscript annotations in ink.

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Main Street in Cedarburg. Includes text which reads: "Cedarburg, Wis., in the year 1850, showing Main Street as it appeared at that time. The photograph w...

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