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Map or Atlas

Dane County Courthouse

Date: 1889 

Description: Dane County Courthouse, begun in the fall of 1883 and finished in the spring of 1886. The cost, including equipment, was a little over $180,000.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Main Street looking east toward the Fox River and the boat landing. Lake Winnebago is visible in the distance.

Date: 1880 

Description: A man posing in the doorway of Julius Schadauer's tobacco shop at 101 State Street.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of the coke ovens at the Lehigh Coal and Iron Company with men posing in the foreground.

Date: 1894 

Description: Front cover featuring a color illustration titled: "Young Canada, 'I wonder what they are doing on the other side," and "Merry Christmas." A young boy is l...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Holiday card featuring a boy and his dog. The boy is wearing a white and blue sailor suit. The dog is sitting up and begging with a sprig of holly in his m...


Linden Drive

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Tree-lined dirt road on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. The Extension Building can be seen in the far left distance.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Half of a double portrait of Ever or Iver B. Lund and wife, of Blue Mounds, Blue Valley. He was a tailor by trade. Note his withered left leg.

Date: 1858 

Description: A fire fighter stands over a fire as he trains his hose on the flames. This depicts the close proximity to the fire fire fighters were required to work be...

Date: 1887 

Description: View over Mississippi River of town on shoreline with bluff in the background.

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: A small, white dog poses on top of a turned post pedestal table on a front porch. The fronts of other houses can be seen in the background.


A.S. Bennett

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of A.S. Bennett. He was born in Vermont on March 23, 1818, and came to Wisconsin on May 4, 1834.


Samuel Barber Home

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Samuel Barber's frame house with porch along front with carpenter's lace and trim at roof line. There are farm buildings in the background. Samuel Barber...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Black and white engraving showing landscape with Fort Pierre and Indian tipis along the Missouri River.

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Hofmann and three sons had emigrated in 1848 from the Rhine region to northern Wisconsin. Initially they had no neighbors for a distance of four to five ho...

Date: 1870 

Description: Stereograph view of Oconomowoc.


Eddie Farm

Date: 1899-07-26 

Description: View of the Eddie farm, later known as the Goodwin farm.

Magazine or Periodical

Comely Features Article

Date: 1894-12 

Description: An illustrated article in Godey's Ladies Book regarding "triumph of surgery" to improve one's facial features.

Date: 1892 

Description: Color lithograph poster depicting a confrontation between U.S. Navy sailors who are defending the honor of the American flag and British soldiers. “Written...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: View of The Van Alstine Exchange, an early hotel in Watertown.

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