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Description: A single horse is hitched to an empty buggy while a colt nurses in front of a frame building, probably a stable.
Date: date unknown
Description: An elevated view of Mirror Lake from a deck truss bridge. On both sides of the lake are boathouses and tour boats. Steep cliffs lined with trees and plants...
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: A photographic print of an older illustration which was created by W. E.S. Trowbridge for Reminiscences of Early Chicago and Vicinity by Edwin O. Ga...
Description: Destruction of Columbia after General Sherman's men burned the town near the end of the Civil War.
Description: A.G. Zimmerman parked on an artfully rustic, wooden bridge in his automobile, a "locomobile steamer", on Mendota Drive.
Description: Cattle pulling wagon in parade through muddy street.
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: This map shows the river shore and piers. Lake Michigan is labeled. Depths are shown by soundings and isolines. The bottom margin includes notes on soundi...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: A man walks by the Madison police station, a two-story brick building with corner turret on the corner of South Webster Street. The fire station was across...
Description: Benjamin Knotts and a representative of Schultz Tire and Battery Service, with a Schultz tow truck parked in front of the office of the Wisconsin Division...
Description: Railroad surveying party in camp somewhere north of Green Bay. The men were surveyors for the Chicago & Northwestern railroad extension.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Elevated view of Chicago Union Stock Yards.
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: East Wisconsin Avenue looking west down W. Wisconsin Avenue from Jackson Street. The round turret on the left is on the Federal Building with the Pfister H...
Description: Mary Brandel rows a boat on a lake (possibly Fox Lake). There is a wooden pier in the background.
Description: Men look through baskets of peaches in an open shed, where fruit was sold by the bushel. Others stand nearby. Original caption reads: "Selling peaches at t...
Description: View of crowds of people and cars in the street on Farmers' Day. Published by Chas H. Fisher and Son.
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Elevated stereoview of the William H. Metcalf residence at the corner of Cass Street and Juneau Avenue. Trees line the street and sidewalk along the perime...
Description: Farmers use a horse-drawn corn picker and wagon to harvest corn.
Date: 1873 ca.
Description: A bearded man stands in the foreground in front of a fence. A farmstead, including an orchard, house, a barn with a cupola and haystacks are behind the fe...
Description: Marine crew chief Nelson West and several South Vietnamese soldiers patrol an area near Vinh Quoi from a helicopter.
Description: Image of a stagecoach full of people outside the post office on snow-covered ground, waiting to leave town. Text on image reads, "Stage, Leaving Arbor Vita...
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