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Date: 1890 

Description: Right side of a plat map of the "East Part of the City of Madison".

Photograph

View of Root River

Date: 1869 

Description: A stereograph view of Root River in Racine.

Date: 1892 

Description: This bird's eye view map is oriented looking north-east and includes index of points of interest and businesses. The map is a photocopy.

Date: 1867 

Description: Engraving of the McCormick Reaper Works as it appeared in 1867. The factory was located on the north bank of the Chicago River, east of the Rush Street bri...

Photograph

Striking Machine

Date: 1888 

Description: A striking machine used to train boxers. The dial displayed the force used when the pad was punched by a boxer.

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Nabu-naa-kee-shick, or the One Side of the Sky, a Chief of the Chippewa (Ojibwa) Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: View of two rooms possibly in the Martin K. Dahl home. The room in the foreground has a square entrance way and is filled with a piano, three matched chair...

Date: 1885-07-04 

Description: The boat "The Solid Comfort" owned by M.C. Clarke and others.

Date: 1891 ca.

Description: Exterior view from street of Rand & Roemer Hardware Co. and Henry Hinrich's Drug Store. Also visible are Rand & Roemer Ship Chandlery (nautical supply), Ra...

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)...

Book or Pamphlet

Dodge and Stevenson Catalog

Date: 1870 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for the Dodge's patent Reaper & Mower, Self-Raker. The cover features an engraved illustration of a woman leaning on a hor...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Family in front of picket fence, with girl and baby carriage behind gate, man on horse, brick house with hipped roof and shutters, and two boys on porch ro...

Photograph

Grandall's House

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A path made of wooden planks leads through a tangle of shrubs and other small plants leading to Grandall's house, a two-story brick structure. A man stands...

Date: 1896 

Description: Section 4 of 12, this bicycle road map features Wisconsin bicycle routes in the counties of Iowa, Grant, and La Fayette.

Date: 1854 ca.

Description: Engraving of the first capitol building built in Madison used as an illustration by the Madison Mutual Insurance Company, a first insurance company, the di...

Date: 1881 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Milton Junction.

Date: 1889 

Description: Ninth Street and Grand Avenue. House sits behind trees and a lawn. The main house is in the center, and a greenhouse, with a domes roof, branches off the...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Crocks and bottles of various sizes line shelves, while beakers and mortars and pestles rest on counter tops in the brick-floored pharmaceutical lab at the...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a Ho-Chunk girl, Martha White Blackhawk St. Cyr, posed standing with her left hand resting on a draped ch...

Map or Atlas

Wisconsin

Date: 1888 

Description: A cloth mounted, hand-colored map of Wisconsin depicting the rail routes, counties, towns, rivers, and lakes throughout the state. Also included in the ma...

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