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Description: Bird's-eye map of De Pere.
Description: The Milwaukee Sentinel Semi-Centennial Souvenir. City Hall and street in front with horse-drawn carriages and pedestrians.
Date: 1881 ca.
Description: Reproduction of a pen drawing of the Grignon house. The Grignon house was built (at the later address of 1313 Augustine Street) in 1836 by Charles Grignon....
Description: An article entitled "Most Colossal Animal Ever On Earth Just Found Out West", about the discovery of brontosaurus remains. The article includes illustratio...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: The third Wisconsin State Capitol as it appeared during the early 1870s. Close scrutiny of the entrance (whether it is the north or south entrance cannot b...
Description: Illustration of the exterior of the tourist resort Tonyawatha Spring Hotel (an earlier version was called Tonyawatha House) from across the lake. There is...
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Group of barn raising participants posed in front of the structure in progress.
Description: Large building facing the front right corner. There is a small "Post Office" sign on the right side of the building, and a larger "FURNITURE" sign to the...
Description: Steamboats docked in the Portage Canal, which was hand dug beginning in 1849 and completed in 1851. There are industrial buildings on either side of the ca...
Date: 1877 ca.
Description: A large family is posed around a table set with a white cloth and glassware, before a two-story bracket style house with a hip roof. Its porch has carpente...
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: "View of the Capitol, with all the Flags" one of four "Different Views of Parades in the Streets" identified in Dahl's 1877 "Catalogue of Stereoscopic View...
Description: One of "Three different views of the World's Fair at Philadelphia" mentioned in Dahl's 1877 "Catalogue of Stereoscopic Views." On the stereograph itself is...
Description: Three children stand at the corner of the home of the Reverend Abraham Jacobson (1836-1910) and his wife Nicoline Hegg Jacobson. Adults stand in a treeles...
Description: An unknown man is standing and feeding chickens in a farm yard. A barn is in the background on the left.
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Elevated exterior view of the Isham & Hale Store, with bolts of cloth displayed outside.
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: On the site of the Layton art gallery, on the northeast corner of East Mason and North Jefferson Streets. A man is standing at a corner light post.
Date: 1873 ca.
Description: An upright and wing frame house with three doorways on porch, shuttered windows, and a stone foundation.
Description: Color lithograph of International Exhibition building, originated by the Society of Arts, at the suggestion of Henry Cole. View of the front of the buildin...
Description: Bird's-eye map of Madison with insets of the University, Rasdall House, Vilas House, and the Wisconsin State Capitol. View includes cattail marsh, smokesta...
Description: Group portrait of workers, a young boy and a dog outside the Schmidt and Glade Brewery posing with tools and barrels.
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