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Photograph

Butterfly Theater

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view at night of the Butterfly Theater, 212 West Wisconsin Avenue, from the street. Early advertisements proclaimed it to be "Milwaukee's movie pa...

Photograph

Depot and Train

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View across road of travelers on platform exiting the Lancaster train depot. A man sits on a horse-drawn wagon in front of the depot.

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: A shaded view of Brown's Bookstore, 673 State Street.

Photograph

Elevated Town View

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a town located on the St. Joe River.

Date: 1873 

Description: Several men, some of whom may be railroad workers, posed in front of a Minnesota and St. Paul wood-burning engine at a train crossing. The town post offic...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: International Model F (or 31) truck operated by Wells Fargo and Company Express services.

Date: 1930-10-24 

Description: Man sitting in driver's seat of a Skelly Truck promoting itself with banners and streamers. In the background on the right is a church.

Date: 1948 

Description: Elevated view of University of Wisconsin-Madison's upper campus from Lincoln Terrace down Bascom Hill. The Wisconsin State Capitol can be seen in the dista...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A town scene featuring the blacksmith shop and horses.

Photograph

Man in Buggy

Date:  

Description: Man in a top-buggy driving a team of two horses, possibly Paul Duxbury in Hixton.

Postcard

City Hall

Date: 1911-07 

Description: Exterior view of the front entrance to the two-story brick City Hall. A horse-drawn wagon is visible on the far left.

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: A man wearing a "Wisconsin Centennial, Milwaukee, August 7-29" t-shirt stands in front of the "Wisconsin At Work" building at the Wisconsin Centennial Expo...

Photograph

Ceylon Building

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: The rear view of the Ceylon Building, which was from the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago. The building was later purchased by J.J. Mitchell, moved...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Adults and children paddle rowboats near the shoreline at Grove Beach in the Long Island Sound. Two dogs walk into the water toward the boats. Buildings...

Date:  

Description: Two women in a road cart pulled by a mule. Mules were almost unknown at the time. The road cart was not a typical vehicle and was considered inappropriate...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Two men sit in an International model "G" truck, parked next to a curb. Three men stand against a storefront on the left. At the back of the truck is a d...

Map or Atlas

A New Map of Kentucky

Date: 1847 

Description: A color map of Kentucky with insets showing Lexington, the Falls of Ohio, and the Ohio River.

Date: 1881 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Marinette, with insets.

Photograph

Locomotive at Depot

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down railroad tracks of a train at the Darlington depot. A group of men are on the platform.

Date:  

Description: View from Bascom Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. In the foreground is the Lincoln Monument on top of Bascom Hill, and the Wisconsin Sta...

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