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Date: 1898 after

Description: A view of Boyle Hall at St. Norbert College, lined by a row of shrubbery. The ground floor consists of stone while the upper floor is made of brick. A st...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: This map shows the location of quarries throughout the state. Original caption reads, "Geology taken from General Geological Map of Wisconsin by the First...

Date: 1830 

Description: Multicolor map illustrates the development of states and territories in the Old Northwest. Wisconsin was on the frontier of settlement when this map was pu...

Date: 1873 

Description: This late 19th century map shows the lake region around Oconomowoc in Waukesha County and eastern Jefferson County, Wisconsin. The township and range grid,...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of a Methodist Episcopal church with children and adults lined up outside.

Photograph

Street Parade Rig

Date: 1870 

Description: Street parade rig, apparently to agitate against delays in construction of a railroad to connect Manitowoc to the west. In the background is a store owned...

Date: 1892 

Description: Head and shoulders profile portrait of William Wesley Young. Young started the student newspaper, the "Daily Cardinal." He was also the University of Wisco...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Mih-Tutta-Hangkusch, a Mandan village with boats on the river in foreground.

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: A map of Wisconsin showing the railroads, rivers, counties, cities, villages, and named towns in the state, as well as the township grid for the portion of...

Date: 1898 

Description: Dousman family entertaining house guests on the lawn at Villa Louis. A table and chairs are set up on the grass and several of the group are holding baseba...

Date: 1855 

Description: Plan of the Senate Chamber for the second Wisconsin State Capitol (the first in Madison), showing the seating arrangement.

Date: 1850 

Description: Two post office employees look on as a third looks into an envelope.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A railroad section crew poses with a handcar on the trestle spanning the Buffalo River, north of Alma, Wisconsin.

Date: 1860-10-06 

Description: Minutes from a meeting of the Farmers Home League of Monroe, Wisconsin. The page contains a partial list of settled claims against the League and the amoun...

Photograph

The "Prairie Bird"

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Union gunboat "Prairie Bird," a small rear-wheel steamship.

Date: 1837 ca.

Description: A pen and ink on tracing paper, hand drawn and colored map the proposed route of the Milwaukee and Rock River Canal, ranging from the Rock River in the wes...

Date: 1898 

Description: This manuscript blueprint map covers property along Winnequah Road in area now part of Monona, Wisconsin. Lake Monona is labeled to the left and posts are...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A mill on the Yahara River at the outlet of Lake Mendota. The mill was built in 1850 by Governor Farwell.

Date: 1845 

Description: This map shows lakes, rivers, Chippewa land, the U.S. Mineral Land Agency, boundary between U.S. and Canada, Methodist and Catholic missions, and American...

Date: 1873 

Description: Detail from atlas of the home of Almon Jewell who settled in 1845.

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