Date: 1873 ca.

Description: A boy and three men are in a field in the foreground with a manual rake reaper and other harvesting tools. Various farmstead buildings, a fence and Lombar...


Barn Raising

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A large group of men pose on the wooden framework of a barn that they are building.

Map or Atlas

Sanborn Map of Hurley

Date: 1891-09 

Description: Sanborn map of Hurley, featuring the Village of Gile and the Montreal River Lumber Company.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: View of the Amund Rustebakke farm. Twelve haystacks dominate the center of the image. Nearby, people stand next to a frame house, with the village of Black...

Date: 1878 

Description: This map shows block numbers, wards, roads, railroads, parks, and selected buildings and includes a "Milwaukee city street guide" as well as a guide to pub...

Date: 1894-05-13 

Description: View from shoreline of merchant boat, with the words Glass City on the side, floating down the Ohio River.

Date: 1891 

Description: Map of a proposed subdivision. Map reads: "United States Investment Association SUBDIVISION No. 1 In S.W. 1/4 Sec. 33, Town 8, Range 22 East. Is situated a...

Date: 1896-07-08 

Description: Elevated view of the grass tennis court from the yard of the Fairchild house at 302 Monona Avenue (later renamed Martin Luther King Boulevard). Trees, plan...




View of Madison

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View of Madison from the Old Assembly Grounds, across Lake Monona. Trees frame the view of the lake, on which boaters visible.

Date: 1852 

Description: This map shows township grid with survey progress, military posts, areas of Indian habitation, cession areas, and treaty lines. Shows the entire state of W...

Date: 1854 

Description: Broadside announcing the 1854 opening lecture of the Madison Institute, a private library and civic forum, on December 11, 1854, in the First Baptist Churc...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: This map of the southern part of La Crosse is pen on cloth and shows proposed streets crossing the lands of Jane Usher and the Green Bay, Winona and St. Pa...

Map or Atlas

Village of Dunbarton

Date: 1882 

Description: Plat map of the village of Dunbarton, received by the Lafayette County Register's Office on September 22, 1892. Certification by the surveyor, Albert Pool,...

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: A logging crew of the Upham Lumber Company, together with the company's locomotive, "Old Vanderbilt," formerly the Wisconsin Central Railroad's Engine No #...

Date: 1860 

Description: A damaged Republican Party ticket for the Racine County Wisconsin slate headed by Abraham Lincoln and Hannibal Hamlin. Also of note on the ticket is Congre...

Date: 1897 

Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr., speaking to a crowd from back of a wagon. This image is one of a series of views of his appearance at a fair in Cumberland, Wi...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Full-length studio portrait of a young Ho-Chunk man, William Hindsley (Hensley) (CooNooChoNeeNikKah), who holds a pipe tomahawk and wears bandoliers of bug...

Date: 1849-04 

Description: Engraving with color of two women modeling high fashion dresses.

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