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Description: This map shows railroads, towns, lights, lights to be established, fog signals, light-vessels, lighted buoys, light-house depots, and light-house reservati...
Description: View of Chicago from Chicago River. The homes of John Dean, J. Baptiste Beaubien, Dr. Walcott, and John Kinzie are identified by number. Fort Dearborn can...
Date: 1934 ca.
Description: Overhead light suspended over a road, hanging from wires. A car is parked at the corner, and billboards are in the distance. Railroad cars and railroad tr...
Description: Nathaniel Smith and Ernest Morgan enter the St. Francisville courthouse to vote. Three white men are sitting on a porch railing outside of the courthouse.
Description: Elevated view of Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus from the south between the Chemistry Building and Lake Mendota.
Description: Green Bay Packers Center, Larry McCarren (#54) walking across the Lambeau Field parking lot toward the practice field. Several young fans seeking autograph...
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison campus showing the first three buildings on campus, South Hall (left), University Hall [Bascom Hall] (center), and North Ha...
Description: Two white women and three white men pose as Native Americans in a home with numerous artifacts including several taxidermy specimens.
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Old Abe, Wisconsin War Eagle, perched on a stars and stripes shield next to a cannon at the Wisconsin State Capitol. Old Abe has his back turned towards t...
Description: Jesse and Janet Paul, who live across from this barn, at W155 West Bend Road, have been here for 33 years. Jesse has been wheelchair-bound for 11 years.
Description: Wisconsin Attorney General Vernon Thomson campaigning in Green Bay as the Republican gubernatorial candidate. Thomson was successful, defeating Democrat Wi...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: View of the Montello granite quarry grounds shows piles of granite paving blocks. In the background, a team of horses pulls a wagon under an elevated narro...
Description: This basic street map shows roads, schools, parks and cemeteries and includes a street index in the lower margin. The map also shows a portion of Elm Grove...
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: Two Ho-Chunk girls wrapped in Racine Woolen Mills shawls walk with a young boy down Water Street downtown. The Journal sign is visible behind them and ther...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Milton College campus.
Date: 1936 ca.
Description: Cottages on the shoreline of Cable Lake. The cottages are supported by pilings where they extend out over the water.
Date: 1971 ca.
Description: A stone church built in 1851 located at the junction of Highway 39 and County Trunk X in Linden.
Description: Aftermath of a Viet Cong attack on the village of Vinh Quoi. Children watch as a group of men begin to pick up corpses wrapped in sheets on woven mats.
Description: This late 19th century map of the Dells of the Wisconsin River shows the geographic features and topography of the area. Kilbourn City (present day Wiscons...
Date: date unknown
Description: Photographic postcard of Wisconsin Avenue. Many automobiles are being driven, and others are parked at the curb at an angle. The street sign on the corner...
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